Sharron Grainger

Sharron Grainger psychotherapist

Sharron Grainger is the Connolly Counselling Centre’s lead Psychologist and Psychotherapist and specialises in CBT. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Psychology, an MSc in Psychotherapy from DCU and Post Graduate Certification in Applied Psychophysiology.

Sharron is also certified in the use of General Biofeedback and EEG Neurofeedback training and is the only therapist in Ireland certified to BCIA standards offering Biofeedback therapy as an adjunct to CBT. She also holds advanced certificates in Anger Management and Couples Counselling.

She is a registered member of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and is fully accredited with the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP).

Within her private clinical practice Sharron specialises in (CBT) Cognitive Behavioural Therapy helping individuals to develop psychological resilience to depression, anxiety, trauma, anger management and PTSD. Sharron is also a qualified couples/marriage and relationships therapist helping couples who present with issues including communication difficulties, infidelity, separation, divorce, childhood sexual abuse, domestic violence and financial difficulties.

She offers non-judgemental and confidential psychological counselling and psychotherapy drawing from a wide range of integrated treatment options including CBT, Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Choice Theory and Systemic perspectives as appropriate and incorporates Biofeedback and EEG Neurofeedback training as required. Please click here for information on Biofeedback Training.

Sharron has written articles for the Centre’s blog – one giving tips for exam stress reduction and the other on using biofeedback to control anxiety.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Depression
  • Teenage Issues
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Self esteem
  • Anger management
  • Self-harming
  • Couples Counselling
  • Trauma
  • Relationship problems
  • Personality disorders


MSc in Psychotherapy
BSc (Hons) Psychology
Post Graduate Certificate in General Biofeedback
Post Graduate Certificate in EEG Neurofeedback
Post Graduate Certificate in Anatomy and Physiology
Graduate Diploma Counselling & Psychotherapy
Certificate in Social Sciences
Advanced Certificate in Couples counselling
Advanced certificate in Anger Management
Professional Membership with the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI)
Accredited Membership Irish Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (MIACP)

Phone: +353 1 2100 600
Fax: +353 1 278 9851
297 Beechwood Court
Stillorgan, Co Dublin