I am a private based therapist based in Ballinasloe. It is my priority to create a therapeutic atmosphere with the aim of promoting growth and positive change for the client. I use a variety of approaches to address the individual needs of my clients. I utilize a treatment plan includes tools to help sustain the growth experienced in therapy, with the ultimate aim of achieving one’s goals and aspirations.
It is my mission to help clients understand any psychological obstacles that they may feel blocks them from reaching their full potential, and help them to emotionally understand and ultimately overcome any issues and assist them on their journey to being the best version of themselves.
So if you are feeling lonely or overwhelmed or have problems in life due to alcohol, drugs or gambling, if you have trouble sleeping or wake feeling exhausted, feel disconnected or worthless, feel misunderstood, lack self-confidence or self-esteem. I look forward to working with you and helping you address any challenges you may have on the journey to realizing your full potential as worthy unique individual.
Therapy is a process that can move you toward being the healthiest version of yourself & living the life you deserve.
The goal of this approach is to nurture wholeness so that the quality of individuals’ functioning in life is maximised. The work focuses on understanding through active exploration of experience rather than being goal oriented. This therapy encourages the capacity of the client and aims to nurture a movement towards self-healing.
The attitude of the therapist is stressed here, striving for active listening, reflection of feelings, clarification and focusing on the moment-to moment experience of the client. It is a non – directive empathic approach that empowers and motivates the individual in the therapeutic process.
This approach focuses on problem-solving and making better choices in order to achieve specific goals This therapy does not discuss pass events
This focuses on unconscious processes as they are manifested in an individual’s present behaviour This approach attempts to help clients understand and deal with past conflicts.
This approach focuses on how a person’s thoughts, beliefs and attitudes affect his or her feelings and behaviours. This is achieved by forming alternative interpretations, learning new coping skills & confronting faulty behaviours.
Addiction is characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli despite adverse consequences. One which is induced by repeated exposure to an addictive stimulus.
Depression and Anxiey are the most common mental illnesses throughout the world. More than half of suffers of depression also suffer from anxiety or vise versa.
For most of us, bereavement will be the most distressing experience we will ever face. Grief is what we feel when somebody we are close to dies. Everyone experiences grief differently..
Psychological & Physical abuse involves a person’s attempts to frighten, control, or isolate you.
Suicidal thoughts, sometimes known as “suicidal ideation”, involves thinking of suicide and possibly making a plan as to how a person might take their own life.
Having a traumatic experience or witnessing extraordinarily stressful events can have a profound impact on our psychological and emotional well-being, leaving you feeling helpless.
Relationship Counselling helps you take time out from your situation and see it from a fresh perspective.
Harm reduction covers a spectrum of strategies from safer use, to managed use to abstinence to meet drug users “where they’re at,” addressing conditions of use along with the use itself.