About Richard Bury

Richard Bury’s work practice & qualifications

richard-bury counsellorI have been involved in Counselling for over 30 years.

I hold a Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Dublin City University (DCU). I also hold a Diploma in Counselling, Psychology and Therapy. I read English, History and Philosophy at Trinity College Dublin  (BA, MA).


I run Stress Control Classes (Glasgow Steps) for the general public from time to time.

I sometimes talk about counseling topics on East Coast Radio.

Professionally, I am an Accredited Member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP)  and was a former Chairman of IACP’s Dublin Regional Committee.

Comfort, Privacy, Confidentiality

My private practice is based in my house near Ashford in County Wicklow about 10 minutes from the M11 by car. It is a pleasant private location where both privacy and confidentiality are assured.

How I Work

I work in an integrative way with clients, applying appropriate therapy models to individual circumstances. My professional training  includes the following disciplines.

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Person Centred Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Suicide Ideation (CAMS and ASSIST)
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness & Self Compassion