Leo Cruz is a qualified and accredited psychotherapist by the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP). He works with adults and adolescents (16+) in Dublin, Ireland. Leo specializes in GSRD (Gender, Sexuality, and Relationship Diversity), anxiety, and complex trauma issues (Trauma-Informed). He also works with a variety of issues, including depression, grief and loss, chronic illness (HIV), identity exploration, attachment issues, men’s issues, existential concerns, among others.
Leo Cruz Counselling Approach
His approach is integrative and is based on various traditions, such as Person-Centred Therapy, Existential Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Psychodynamic Therapy. Additionally, his approach is deeply informed by principles of Social Justice, such as anti racism, feminism, LGBTQIA+ and neurodiversity affirmative approach.
His style is gentle and supportive, letting you to determine the pace of our work and what is most important to discuss. In my practice, I meet with clients at least once a week. Due to the nature of the work, it is important for clients to attend regularly.
Leo is keenly aware that engaging in therapy takes courage, and it’s not always easy to open to another. He approaches each person who comes to see me with genuine interest, acceptance, warmth, and compassion and provides a safe environment in which one’s true self can be nurtured and allowed to bloom. He offers therapy in English and Portuguese.
Leo’s fee is €80 euros per 50-min session – BOOK NOW
- BA (Hons.) Social Communication – Advertising and Marketing
- Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy
- Certificate in Mindfulness
- BA (Hons.) Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
- Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy for Adolescents