Imelda McCarthy

Imelda McCarthy Ph.D.

Imelda McCarthy is a systemic/social constructionist therapist, supervisor and consultant.  She is on the faculty of the TAOS institute (USA)/Tilburg University (Holland) PhD programme.    She has written and presented her work on the Fifth Province Approach to therapy and consultation both nationally and internationally in over 20 countries. This work has also been translated into eight languages.    Currently she is directing the Co-Creative Counselling and Therapy Training Program with Sri Vasudeva at Blue Star Holistic Centre, Trinidad, West Indies.    Imelda is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Family Therapy (UK), Human Systems (UK), the Journal of Community Work and Narrative Therapy (Australia) and the International Journal of Collaborative Therapies (USA).  Her co-edited book with Carmel Flaskas and Jim Sheehan, ‘Hope and Despair in Narrative and Family Therapy’ was published by Routledge in May 2007.