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Expert in Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor

Expert ID: 736044 Ireland

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Expert is a psychologist and therapist with special interest and expertise in bereavement, adolescence and parenting.

Expert is a Counselling Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Supervisor living and practicing in Cork, Ireland. She has over 20 years' professional experience, most of which has been in private practice as a counselling psychologist and psychotherapist. As a supervisor, Expert supervises other therapists, counselors, and social workers. More recently, she has begun offering supervision to medical practitioners as well as workshops to organisations such as the RNLI Lifeboats.

Expert receives referrals from GP's, psychiatrists, and various organisations and agencies via EAPs. She has specialized experience in bereavement and trauma work and worked part time for Barnardos Bereavement Service for Children and Families for over six years.
Expert has developed and delivered a substance misuse and personal development module to transition year students for 17 years. She has a keen interest in working with teenagers in both individual and group settings and am a constant advocate for improved sex education and communication with this age group.

Expert very much enjoys writing her own blog; she co-authored and has contributed to other sites, particularly, but not exclusively around parenting and teenage issues.

Expert is concentrating on and very much enjoying a busy full time private practice. She is open to consultation and research opportunities.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2020 Degree: Diploma Subject: Certified Cyber Therapy Institution: Online Therapy Institute
Year: 2019 Degree: Certificate Subject: EMDR Therapy Institution: Cork Institute of Technology
Year: 2007 Degree: Certificate Subject: European Certificate Psychotherapy Institution: European Association of Psychotherapy
Year: 1994 Degree: MA Couns Psych Subject: Counseling Psychology Institution: Univsersity College Cork, Ireland
Year: 1992 Degree: BA Subject: Pure Psychology Institution: National University Galway, (then UCG), Ireland

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1995 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Counselling Psychologist, psychotherapist, Supervisor Department: Responsibilities: Full time private practice.
Years: 1999 to 2017 Employer: Midleton College, Cork. Title: Personal Development, Substance Abuse Prevention and Sexual Health facilitator Department: Teaching Responsibilities: Designed and delivered a ten module programme to 15 and 16 year old in a school setting with weekly 2 hour sessions.
Years: 2004 to 2011 Employer: Barnardos Title: Child and family bereavement counsellor Department: Family Bereavement Section Responsibilities: As part of a team worked with individual parents, children and family groups specialised in traumatic bereavement and maintained CPD and upskilling with art and play therapy. Liaised with social work departments, GPs, community services and psychiatrists where appropriate.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
BA Psych, MA Couns Psych
MIAHIP, SIAHIP, EAP, MICP. Assoc member PSI.


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