I began my studies in 2009 receiving a BA(hons) in social studies from Waterford Institute of Technology. After completing my degree, I spent over nine years working with adults on the Autism spectrum. I always had a keen interest in understanding the human behaviour and returned to college in 2013 to begin my journey as a counsellor. I completed a certificate in counselling and psychotherapy and decided to pursue my degree in this field . In 2019 I completed my degree with a BA(hons) in counselling and psychotherapy from Middlesex University.  Throughout my training I volunteered with AWARE as a group facilitator. This provided me with an invaluable experience. I gained a deeper insight into depression, bipolar and anxiety disorders during my years with AWARE. Since completing my degree I am working as a pre-accredited therapist in private practice. I also work in the community supporting adults on the Autism spectrum.

 I am mainly focused on personal centred therapy which allows each client to work at their own pace. I draw on a variety of different techniques depending on the unique needs of each client. I support my clients to explore thoughts, feeling and behaviours which may be impacting negatively on their lives. My aim is to work together to support my clients to acquire better coping skills,and to enable them to let go of negative past experience as they work towards living a fuller life.

As a qualified counsellor I work to the code of ethics of the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP).  I engage in regular personal supervision and attend various workshops and seminars to support my own personal and professional growth and development.