Welcome to the Lighthouse Clinic

The Lighthouse Clinic is a private clinic with a large multi disciplinary team of Psychotherapists. 

Welcome to the Lighthouse Clinic, a practice of independent mental health practitioners and complementary therapists situated on the Dublin Road in Swords, Co.Dublin. The clinic is conveniently located to Malahide, Portmarnock, Lusk, Rush, Balbriggan, Skerries and Dublin City.

The multidisciplinary team are skilled and experienced professionals committed to fostering and promoting high standards in the delivery of a comprehensive range of services.

The Lighthouse Clinical team consists of a CBT Therapist, a Family Therapist, Play Therapists, Counselors and Psychotherapists who are dedicated and experienced mental health professionals skilled in addressing a wide range of issues. Each therapist is a specialist in their chosen field bringing many years of experience to the clinic having worked in areas such as :

Anxiety     Stress     Depression

Grief     Addiction     Panic Disorder      Post -Traumatic Stress Disorder  

Play Therapy     Specific Phobia        Relationship and Couple Counselling 

Eating Disorders              Substance Abuse 

The Lighthouse Clinic Play therapists are clinical practitioner specialists highly trained in their areas of expertise helping children to make sense of difficult life experiences or complex psychological issues through the activity of play in a safe and secure environment.

Our Team

(By appointment only)

Maria Heffernan

Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

Clinic Director


Sorcha Cahillane

Play therapist


Karen Curry

Play Therapist


(by appointment only)

Philip Burke‚Äč




Josephine Benson

Counsellor/ Psychotherapist


Susie Kelly



(By appointment only)

Rachael Jordan

Nutritional Therapist & Herbalist


Claire Savage

Neuromuscular Therapist

Childrens Yoga Teacher


Rachel Gibson

Counsellor / Psychotherapist


Maura Layden

Systemic Psychotherapist (Family Therapist)

Treatment Rooms for rent

Large studio available for classes and workshops

HR manager

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Counselling and Psychotherapy



Neuromuscular Therapy

Diet, Nutrition and Weight Management

Workshops for Exam students dealing with anxiety and stress

 Play Therapy

Sports Injury Therapy

Family Therapy

Life Coaching