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My Background

I have been working in the area of mental health for 19 years, having began training in 2007 as a Life and Executive Coach. I went on to complete a Diploma in Leadership Coaching and a Human Resources degree in University College Cork. I have worked within the HSE as a family support worker within mental health services. I am fully accredited with the IACP and registered with all health insurers. I hold a BA in Holistic Counselling & Psychotherapy, Gottman Method of Couples therapy level 1 & 2. I also hold a Cert in the Theraputic use of Mindfulness. I have completed further training in the area of CBT for Anxiety and Depression, Body Image and have training in the area of Disordered Eating. I also work with Trauma and childhood issues.

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My Approach

My passion is to work in a transformative way as a Counsellor, empowering you to change your life for the better, to find and feel healing and move towards your potential. My own values are kindness ,strength and empowerment and I bring these with me into my work. I am compassion centered and I draw on modalities such as Person Centered, Psychodynamic, Gestalt, CBT, Trauma informed therapy & Gottman method of Couples therapy.

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