About me

Professional Membership in ACTO–Association for Counselling and Therapy Online

Member of ISMHO—International Society for Mental Health Online

Pre-Accredited Member of IACP — Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

MY BACKGROUND

  • My name is Marion Mensing but I am also known as Marion Harenbrock.
  • I graduated with a PhD in Natural Sciences (Dr. rer. nat.) from the University of Muenster in Germany in 1990 with Statistical Research as main area.
  • I worked for more than two decades in different roles in the financial services industry in Germany, Luxembourg and Ireland. 
  • Recovering from a severe life crisis, I changed my direction. I studied Counselling and Psychotherapy at PCI College in Cork and qualified with an I.A.C.P. accredited Diploma.
  • After four years of work experience in residential addiction treatment in Ireland —living in the beautiful countryside of West Cork—my focus is now on Online-Therapy. I graduated from the Online Therapy Institute as a Certified Cyber (Online) Therapist.
  • I draw on various approaches: Internal Family Systems (IFS), Trauma-Informed Care, Neurologically Informed CBT, DBT, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Attachment Theory, Person-Centred Therapy, Twelve Steps Approach For Recovery and others.
  • Pluralistic Counselling is my therapeutic orientation.
  • Diploma in Jungian Psychology with Distinction (Open College™). 
  • Clinical Trauma Professional Training (PESI).
  • Training in Applied Neuroscience for Treating Anxiety, Panic and Worry (PESI).
  • Gabor Maté Compassionate Inquiry Master Class: A Powerful Approach for Healing Anxiety, Compulsive Substance Abuse, ADHD, and more (PESI).
  • IFS in Action Master Class by Richard Schwartz (PESI)
  • Training Workshop IFS in Action: Leading Clients to Self­-Leadership by Richard Schwartz (PESI)
  • Ongoing, 9/2020-6/2021: Diploma in Therapy for Compulsive Sexual Behaviour (The Laurel Institute, UK)
  • Volunteer for Online Crisis Chat service
  • I consider Psychotherapy as my calling and have a special interest in Carl Jung's unmediated original work.
  • I published a book of poetry and work on a book about the key role of spirituality in human growth.

Marion Mensing