Upcoming Events

December 4th, 2021 – AGM and Workshop:  Understanding Domestic Abuse to improve psychological supports


NAPCP members are invited to our AGM and Workshop which will be held online on Saturday, 4th December, 2021 at 10am.

Workshop:  Understanding Domestic Abuse to improve psychological supports

  • What is domestic abuse/domestic violence/coercive control​
  • Profile of a victim ​
  • Profile of a perpetrator​
  • Effects of coercive control of children​
  • Separation/divorce with domestic abuse (money, visitation, parental alienation etc)​
  • How to spot a perpetrator and not be a victim of their grooming​
  • How to spot and support a victim​
  • Evidence for coercive control​


Laura Cahill

   BSc. Forensics,
BEd. English,
HDip in Counselling,
Cert. in Family Law,
MSc. in Psychology

A full member of the Psychological Society of Ireland’s Division of Health Psychology, Laura specialises in the areas of chronic pain, interpersonal relationships/pain, and psychological flexibility.  She currently works as a counsellor at Dublin City University and, in her private practice, supports and treats victims of domestic abuse/trauma and those living with chronic pain.  Her extensive experience covers relationship counselling and assessing both heterosexual/same sex couples and individuals for domestic abuse and coercive control.  Whilst passionate about early intervention and prevention, she aims to educate her clients about the neuroscience behind chronic pain and trauma.  Laura is a founding member of a voluntary organisation that assists vulnerable Hungarian immigrants here in Ireland.  She is also highly skilled at providing practical and emotional support both to adults and children on emergency call services.

10am – 11am              AGM
11am – 11.10am         10 minute break
11.10am – 12.40pm    Workshop


This is complimentary.  You will receive a CPD cert with three hours CPD.  If you are interested in attending, please click HERE to register.  The Zoom details will be sent to you closer to the date.

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