In January 2005 I moved to North London from Cork, Ireland and commenced my private practice in North London.
I moved to Ireland from Birmingham in 1975. From 1990 until December 2004 I was working in private practice in Cork as a counsellor and psychotherapist with adults, adolescents and children. In 1995, I also started working as a trainer and supervisor. My work was both with individuals and groups.
I am currently:
In private practice in East Finchley as a therapist and supervisor
Part-time tutor on BSc in Integrative Counselling at Matrix College, Norfolk
In Ireland I worked as an external consultant for several organisations, including:Southern Health Board in Cork, predominantly working with children who had been sexually abused.
Faoiseamh, as psychotherapist for victims of clerical abuse
EAP Solutions, as Associate Counsellor in brief therapy
Cork Rape Crisis Service, as individual and group therapist
As a supervisor I worked with counsellors/therapists in:
National Counselling Service for victims of Institutional abuse
Kilkenny Child and Family Centre
Kilkenny Rape Crisis Centre
Neighbourhood Youth Project in Cork
other individual therapists, clinical psychologists and social workers
As a trainer I have previously been:
Sessional trainer in Personal Development with counselling students at Regional Technical College, Cork
Trainer of counselling students at Cork Counselling Centre
Trainer of counsellors at Women's counselling centre, Tirana, Albania
Presented experiential training workshops to voluntary and statutory groups on a variety of topics
Consultant therapist and trainer with Medecins Sans Frontieres, London
Tutor on MSc (Integrative Paychotherapy)at Metanoia Institute, London
Previously, I worked for many years as a Psychiatric Social Worker in Birmingham and Ireland. I have also worked as a Child Care Social Worker in Cork.