type of services:
Mairéad is currently working towards an MA in Gestalt Psychotherapy with the Gestalt Institute of Ireland, and Carlow Institute of Technology. She also holds a Masters of Science by Research (Waterford Institute of Technology) and is a member of the Association of Health Promotion in Ireland Accreditation Board. Since 2003, she has worked as a lecturer in the School of Health Science, in WIT where she teaches in the area of Health Promotion and Group Facilitation. She has also provided training to staff within the HSE and Youth Sector.
She is a Student Member of the IACP (Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and adheres to their Code of Ethics.
Mairéad believes every person is unique and that building a genuine, empathetic therapeutic relationship between client and therapist is the most important agents for change. She believes people have a capacity to improve the quality of their lives and she is dedicated to facilitating this process by working in the here and now through a relational approach. She offers a space for clients to explore the challenges that they bring into therapy through safe, supportive and confidential dialogue.
Mairéad is available for both short and long-term work with adult clients and works on a one-to-one basis. She maintains a high standard of therapeutic practice by attending supervision with a qualified external supervisor, in addition to regular supervision and supervised skills training and practice as part of her MA in Gestalt Psychotherapy.
Mairéad specializes in the following areas:
● Bereavement / Loss
● Communication Issues
● Isolation / Loneliness
● Personal Development
● Relationship issues
● Self Care
● Work Issues, Work/Life balance