Yvonne O'Neill



Yvonne O'Neill

Practice Address

Sensational Kids
Unit F2, Kildare Business Park
Kildare Town

Wheelchair accessible premises?


Mobile number






IAPTP Membership Status

Accredited member


Play Therapist, Psychotherapist

Client Category

Child, Teenager, Family

Private practice

I accept referrals for private practice

Professional qualification

MA Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy and Play Therapy, BA Social care practise.

Specialist Qualification

Group Play Therapy, ChIPPA, Learn to Play Programme, BASIC Ph & 6 Part Story (BASIC Ph & 6 Part Story (Mooli Lahad), SEe FaR CBT (Mooli Lahad)

If PTSD, Sandtray or Specialist Assessment Tools qualified please indicate training

Group Play Therapy: Faciliator and founder of a group programme called Sensory Scientist and Co-founder of Wipe out worries programme (WOW).

Family Play Therapy: Module in 3rd year in CTC

Module in 3rd year in CTC: Attachment trauma in play therapy A sensory integration approach.

Trauma: 3rd Year Training in CTC

Sandplay Therapy: Cert in sand tray.-Lorri Yasenik and ken Gardener

Special Assessment Tools: A natural space for healing : Nature as therapeutic ally..Maggie ferns
Childrens first .Tusla

Areas of special interest

Yvonne O’Neill’s Qualifications include, BA. Social Care Practice DIT, MA Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy and Play Therapy, Diplomas in Psychology & Counselling from NUI Maynooth and much more.  Yvonne has spent the past 17 years working with Children and Families in the community and Residential Settings. She has worked for the Probation Service, Department of Education, HSE, Tusla, South Dublin County Council and has used Play Therapy in a joint initiative with a Public Health Nurse Team. At present Yvonne maintains her work with the Tusla in Social Care and works at Sensational Kids as a play therapist as well and been founder of “Sensory scientist” working with Children with Autistic behaviour and their parent and the co founder of the WOW wipe out worries programme. Yvonne is also the play therapist in a school one day a week while maintaining a private practise 1 day a week.