Our Team

Meet our team at Galway Adolescent Psychotherapy Centre. We are all experienced and certified counsellors. For more details, follow the links below.


Baird Lewis

Mobile 085 848 4118 pbairdlewis@gmail.com Baird is an accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist with the Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapists. He sees adults, emerging adults and adolescents. He utilises his professional training and experience along with his empathy and care in order to help adolescents better manage and understand issues or concerns that inhibit… Continue reading Baird Lewis

Gemma MacNally

Mobile (087) 967 5175 gmacnally@gmail.com Gemma Mac Nally has been working as a Psychotherapist and Counsellor for 10 years. She maintains a busy Private Practice in Galway City and takes referrals from private individuals, parents, schools, GP’s and other agencies . She has extensive clinical experience supporting both Adults and Adolescents through difficult and painful… Continue reading Gemma MacNally

Joan Sheridan

Mobile (087) 274 3909 joansheridan66@gmail.com Joan has been working as a Psychotherapist supporting adults and adolescents since 2003, she has extensive experience in working with Adolescents and their families whom have experienced trauma and or sexual abuse along with developmental issues. Joan has worked with different ethnic groups and has training in suicide prevention. She… Continue reading Joan Sheridan

John Whelan

Mobile (086) 665 8118 john.whelan@gapc.ie John is a clinical supervisor, an accredited member of IACP and the founder of Galway Adolescent Psychology Centre (GAPC). He has worked for over a decade as a specialised adolescent psychotherapist and counsellor in both the private and public sectors. John relates very well to young people and insightfully facilitates… Continue reading John Whelan

Desera McCabe

Mobile (089) 427 0005 deseramccabe@gmail.com Desera is a highly skilled and experienced psychotherapist maintaining a busy practice for both Adults and Adolescents. She qualified from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow in 2009 and she is accredited by the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. In 2010… Continue reading Desera McCabe

Fergal Clancy

Mobile (087) 222 6720 fergalclancy2@gmail.com I hold a BA Degree in Counselling and Addiction Studies. I have a private practice in Galway city and I work with Adolescents through the School’s Completion Programme in the Connemara region.