I am a fully qualified and Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist working in private practice in Bray Co Wicklow, and an accredited supervisor with the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
My initial degree was in Psychology Conferred by The Open University in (1998).My BSc. Counselling & Psychotherapy was Conferred by Middlesex University in (2004). I was conferred with my Cert.CC.Relate from Relate UK in (2005) and a H.DIP in Mediation from UCD. I completed a MSc. Psychotherapy from Dublin City University (DCU) (2010).
I am an accredited member of The Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) and guided by their strict code of ethics and practice. I am also an Accredited Member of BACP (accred) UK and a Graduate Member of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI).
I have a broad range of experience and I have worked with a wide range of issues. I am an experienced Couple and Relationship Counsellor and Teen Between Counsellor, I have worked in Relationships Ireland from 2000 until 2013. I have worked as a volunteer Couple and Relationship Counsellor, a Teen Between Counsellor and General Counsellor in the Low Cost Living Life Centre in Bray Co Wicklow from 1999 up to 2018.
My approach is humanistic and integrative which includes many of the widely used therapies today e.g. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for which I hold a Professional Certificate from Middlesex University.
Continuing professional development
I am required by my Association to regularly attend further training. Some of the most recent courses I have attended include :
Abuse in Interpersonal Relationships, Child Protection/Vulnerable Adult Policy and Protection.
I provide counselling services in the following areas:
- Psychosexual Therapy or (Sex Therapy)
- Sexual Addiction
- Couple Relationship difficulties
- Marriage difficulties
- Teen Between – children affected by the breakdown of their parent’s marriage
- Mental Health
- Family Relationships
- Bereavement & Grief
- Low self esteem
- Personal development
- Panic attacks
- Domestic abuse
- Unresolved childhood issues
Please feel free to send me an email with any questions you may have and with a view to setting up your first appointment.