Primary Department
School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health
Academic Staff - Psychotherapy
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Phone number: 01 700
Glasnevin Campus
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Academic biography

Dr. Nigel Mulligan is a fully accredited psychoanalytically informed psychotherapist, addiction counsellor, group therapist and couples counsellor. He works with individuals and couples who experience depression, anxiety, anger, grief, PTSD, paranoia, addictions, sexual dysfunction and symptoms of psychosis. His current research interests and specialty include working with people with are prescribed psychiatric medication. It can be a big deal for people who are considering taking psychological medication, or who are increasing or decreasing dosages. Some of the side effects of these medications are not well documented or highlighted by G.P; Nigel supports clients to manage some of the side effects and understand the meaning of the medication. Nigel has internationally published articles on psychotherapy, depression, anti-depressant medication and inter-generational trauma. He is a registered practitioner of psychotherapy (IAHIP) and is Research affiliate of APPI. Nigel is coordinator for Global College for Advanced Studies (GCAS, Dublin) and teaches psychoanalysis in the School of Psychology at Dublin City University (DCU). His practice is underpinned by the ethics and philosophy of integrative and humanistic psychotherapy (IAHIP) and is accredited psychotherapist with the Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP) and a Registered member of Addiction Counselors of Ireland (ACI) and abide by their code of ethics.