About Jennifer Barton

Professional Bio

I worked in the corporate world for over 17 years…, over time through my own experience, curiosity and personal development journey I changed direction and did a psychotherapy degree, followed by a masters and accreditation. I have been working clinically since 2013 and opened my own private practice in 2017.

Motivated to empower clients to resolve and transform trauma and complex trauma, I continued my commitment to professional training, which includes EMDR , NARM® and Gottman.

I have been fully accredited since 2015 with the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. NARM® Therapist since 2022 and EMDR Europe Accredited Practitioner since 2023. See below for a full listing of my qualifications and professional training.

Qualifications and Accreditation

EMDR Accredited Practitioner – EMDR All Ireland (2023), Certificate

EMDR Europe Standard Training (Levels 1,2 & 3) – EMDR Training with Gus Murray (2021), Certificate

NARM® Informed Professional Training (Level 1 & 2) – NARM® Institute (2020), Certificate 1,
Certificate 2

MA (Hons) in Integrative Psychotherapy – Munster Technological University (2019), Certificate

Gottman Couples Therapy Training (Levels 1, 2 & 3) The Gottman Institute (2017),
Certificate 1Certificate 2Certificate 3

BA (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy – Dublin Business School (2009), Certificate

MSc. by Research in Agri-Food Consumer Behaviour – University College Cork (1999), Certificate

BBS (Hons) with German – University of Limerick (1996), Certificate

Professional Trainings

Bereavement and Complicated Grief Training (ongoing) – Irish Hospice Foundation (2023)

Introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy & Applying Principles in Healthcare HSE (2023), Certificate 1, Certificate 2

Working with Parts in EMDR Therapy – Gus Murray EMDR Ulster Committee Event (2023)

Disclosures, Safeguarding and Pre-Trial Therapy Guidelines – Inspire CPD for therapists (2023)

The Flash Technique & Advance Flash Technique (EMDR) – Dr. Manfield (2022)

Brief Strategic Treatment for Anxiety and Obsession Compulsive Disorder – The OCD Clinic (2022)

“EMDR Group Traumatic Episode Protocol (G-TEP) for working with groups”. 
Trauma Response Network Ireland (2022)

Looking through the lens of Polyvagal therapy with Deb Dana – PCPSI (2020)

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