qualifications & ways of work

My Qualifications include the following:

  • MSc (Hons) Loss and Bereavement Studies (RCSI)

    • Postgrad Diploma in Addiction Counselling (QQI, ACI) - ongoing MA dissertation research

    • MA (Hons) Conflict and Peace Studies (UJI, Spain) - completing the dissertation

    • Postgrad Qualification in Sexual Violence in the Contexts of Peace and Armed Conflicts: Prevention, Policy and Victim Rehabilitation (UNIA University of Seville, Spain)

    • Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Certification (ICISF/QQI)

  • BA Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling (QQI, IACP)

  • Professional Certificate in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

  • Professional Diploma in Clinical Supervision (IICP, IACP)

Professional accreditation

  • Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) - fully accredited

  • Addiction Counsellors of Ireland (ACI) - pre-accredited

  • International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) - certified

Therapeutic Style/Approaches

My Ways of Working (or my toolkit) include the following:

  • Psychoanalysis

  • Bereavement and Loss Counselling

  • Addiction Counselling (Assessment, Referrals & Interventions: individual and groups)


also, I often incorporate the following interventions:

  • Play Therapy

  • Family Systems Therapy

  • Coaching Methods