The workshops are facilitated by Jean Farrell along with Paul Mc Cormack or other facilitators.


Jean Farrell taught classics before training as a psychotherapist in 1972 and lectured in the Metropolitan University, Manchester. She moved to Ireland in 1982 and since then has worked as a psychotherapist in private practice. She is also teaching counselling skills for the National University of Ireland. For many years Jean has offered supervision and support to therapists and support workers in rape crises centres and other agencies dealing with trauma. Jean completed her training in Grof Holotropic Breathworktm facilitation in 1996. Since then she has been facilitating monthly Holotropic Breathworktm workshops at her own centre in Westport. For the last number of years Jean has facilitated at modules on the international Grof Transpersonal Training (GTT) in Spain, Denmark, Italy and Ireland. Jean and her husband share their lives with children in foster care. Jean enjoys creating a garden around her home and centre and is interested in metaphor and symbols.


Paul Mc Cormack has been facilitating Holotropic Breathwork since the early 1990's and has run workshops all over the world in addition to here in Ireland. Paul is a qualified and accreditated Psychotherapist / Counsellor in addition to being a Grof certified facilitator and also is qualified in sound engineering and music production. Paul strongly believes in the healing and transformational power of Holotropic Breathwork whether it manifests as resolution of old complexes / traumas or behavioural patterns or simply boosts and enhances one's personal creativity and energy.







Jean Farrell,



Co. Mayo,



Phone: +353  (0)98 25162


Email: info@holotropicbreathworkireland.com