Margaret Dunne

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2016-12-23 at 05:53:19

Margaret is an accredited psychotherapist  specialising in fertility therapy. She has twenty years’ experience as a fertility counsellor. Margaret regularly presents talks and workshops to groups including Ovacare (Ovarian Cancer), Endometriosis Association, NISIG and the Irish College of General Practitioners. She has appeared on various radio shows including Moncrieff, The Right Hook and The Last Word on Newstalk FM and held a monthly slot on Anton Savage’s show on Today FM.

She qualified from Trinity College Dublin. She subsequently qualified in London with the London Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy. Margaret has extensive experience in reproductive health, working with Rotunda Hospital, the SIMS Fertility Clinic, Beacon Care Fertility and in private practice. She works with individual clients and couples, (including same-sex) across issues including IUI, IVF., ICSI, donor sperm, donor egg, double donation, surrogacy, social egg freezing. Margaret is a founding member of the Irish Fertility Counsellors’ Association.


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