About Owen Connolly

Owen is a consultant psychologist and marriage and family therapist in private practice in Stillorgan, Co. Dublin. He is co-author of the book “Parenting for the Millennium”, a best-selling book on childcare, and author of “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants – From Father to Dad”, a parenting book for fathers. He completed his training in the UK, Ireland, and the USA. He lectures on childcare and parenting, and is Chairman of the Nurture Institute of Further Education for Parents, a not-for-profit organization which runs parenting courses and day-long seminars on fatherhood throughout the greater Dublin area.



BSc(Hons) Psychology

Certificate in Health & Social Care

Certificate in Social Sciences

Member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Member of the European Society for Traumatic Stress

Member of the International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology

Member of the Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Director, Intimate Life Ministries in Ireland

Chairman, Institute of Christian Counsellors Ireland


Owen is interested in seeing those who have suffered stress and trauma in their lives come to a better understanding of their value and their unique ability to recover and live happy and fulfilling lives.


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