About Me

I am a retired nurse with extensive experience in health care both in clinical practice and at a managerial level. I have always endeavoured to assist and care for people in their vulnerability with a kind and compassionate heart , while maintaining a professional competency through ongoing professional development.


Counselling for 6 years

As a senior nurse manager I have extensive experience in assisting people, both staff and those accessing health care , in dealing with many different life difficulties. I undertook various courses in personal development and group facilitation and received an honours degree in Psychotherapy. I have been practicing as a psychotherapist for the past 6 years and am accredited with IAHIP. I have worked with various social groups including :cancer sufferers and their families. :third level students and students in psychotherapy training, :people with acquired head injuries including stroke victims, : lower socio-economic groups and the various difficulties they experience. My broad experience in therapy includes self esteem issues, developmental and complex trauma, P.T.S.D., addiction, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, interpersonal difficulties, work related issues. My wide and extensive experience in health care enables and enhances my ability to assist in the healing process while facilitating clients to explore solutions to presenting problems.


I am a conscientious and caring professional . My core belief of human nature is the potential for love, compassion, flexibility and mutuality. I provide an integrative, humanistic , client entered approach. I endeavour to empower each client to trust their own abilities and strengths. Dealing with human distress , I utilise many theories to support the client developed heir own awareness of what prevents them from the unfolding of their true nature.


B. A. Honours in counselling and psychotherapy. Higher Diploma in Gerontology. State Certifief Midwife. Registered General Nurse. Certificates held; Group facilitation. Applied sucked prevention. Dynamics in Adult Attachment. Art therapy. Trauma and self destructive behaviour. Social Awareness and Community Empowerment. Social Anxiety. Cancer support. Palliative Care. Bereverament. Child First - child protection