I’m a qualified and accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist with IACP and adhere to their strict code of ethics.
I completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy with Turning Point Training Institute awarded by DCU in 2008. This course is a recognised/accredited course by IACP, IAHIP & EAIP (link to each website).
I have both public and professional insurance and I’m garda vetted.
I worked within the Child Protection team of Tusla Child & Family Agency from 2005-2017, supporting children in care by facilitating contact visits with their birth parents. I also offered therapeutic support to birth parents, foster parents and children to support children’s care placements.
I volunteered as a counsellor in the low-cost counselling centre, Living Life Centre in Bray and Dun Laoghaire between 2007 and 2011.
I now work in private practice in Churchtown offering Counselling & Psychotherapy to Individuals, children (4-12 yrs), adolescents (13-18 yrs) and parents struggling with child related issues.
Currently studying for a MSc Child & Adolescent Counselling & Psychotherapeutic Skills with PCI College & Middlesex University
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy with Turning Point Institute (2008)
ASSIST (Applied suicide intervention skills training)
Children’s First Certificate (Tusla)
Professional Certificate in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) with PCI College.
Introduction to Mindfulness training with
BA in Philosophy with UCD (2001)
Existential Uncertainty workshop with Professor Ernesto Spinelli
First Aid Course (Tusla)
Domestic Abuse (Tusla)
Motivational Interviewing (Drugs Task Force)