Maeve O’Connor is completing a B.A. Hons. in Counselling and Psychotherapy in Cork Institute of Technology. Maeve has a long-standing interest in supporting people through the changing ups and downs of life. She holds an B.A Hons. degree from NUIG, where she studied psychology, sociology and politics. For many years she has participated in and assisted on personal development programmes, with a focus on self-connection, developing awareness, and practicing the skills of being authentic in relationship with others.
Maeve’s approach to counselling is integrative and person-centred. She aims to co-create a supportive therapeutic relationship with those she works with, through providing an accepting, non-judgemental and safe space for her clients. Her practice is informed by her studies in Person-Centred Counselling, Mindfulness, Transactional Analysis, Gestalt Therapy and Internal Family Systems approaches.
Maeve enjoys spending time in the natural world, and has experience studying and practicing permaculture and sustainable horticulture. Maeve has been developing a mindfulness meditation practice since her mid-twenties, and has spent time on retreat engaged in reflective self-inquiry.
She is a registered student member of the IACP and is in regular supervision.
Maeve O’Connor has experience supporting people dealing with:
- Emotional crisis and difficulty coping
- Low self-esteem