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Carl Berkeley Memorial Award 

The Carl Berkeley Memorial Award is open to all those who have made an outstanding contribution to the development of Counselling and Psychotherapy in Ireland.

Award Criteria Information

The Carl Berkeley Memorial Award aims to honour a person who meets some, or all, of the following three criteria:

1. A member who makes an outstanding service contribution to the professions of Counselling and Psychotherapy, or to the Counselling and Psychotherapy Community. 

A) Service contributions can include development of creative educational or training programs or other novel activities in the advancement of the profession.
B) A member who has made outstanding practice contributions to the profession.
C) Practice contributions can include breadth and / or depth of practice activities, innovations in service delivery, contribution to diversity, and / or other meritorious contributions.

2.  A member who gives significant voluntary time to IACP Committee work and / or general Counselling and Psychotherapy advocacy.

3.  A member who makes contributions to increasing standards, or awareness of standards, in the professions of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Other Information

The award recipient will receive the Carl Berkeley Award Sculpture for a 12 month period. 

There are no restrictions on nominees, and self-nominations as well as nominations by others are encouraged.

No member of the Board of Directors will be eligible to receive the award while serving their term.

Recipients of the Carl Berkeley Memorial Award

  • 2016 - Christine Moran
    2014- Marcella Finnerty
  • 2012 - Marina Sweeney
  • 2011 - Ursula O'Farrell
  • 2010 - Eoin Stephens
  • 2009 - Margaret Watchorn
  • 2008 - Vincent Humpheries
  • 2007 - Denise O' Dowd 
  • 2006 - Liam Mc Carthy

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