Cognitive Behavioural Therapist M.A., Counsellor and Psychotherapist BSc (Hons), MIACP
Louise has a Master’s in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and a BSc (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy. She is also trained in Couple Therapy, (using evidence based therapies that work, designed to restore the connection between couples) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing. Louise works with adults, teens and pre-teens in a way that is best suited to their needs and presenting issues.
Louise is a regular contributor to Spirit Radio with a weekly feature on Rojo in the Mornings on Wednesdays after the 10am news. Click here to listen to some of her recent contributions to the show.
Louise is also an experienced trainer and facilitator in Ireland and abroad. She has many years experience in counselling. Louise is a director of Zest4kidz, an overseas agency working with vulnerable children all over the world, with rescued child prostitutes in India, ex-child soldiers in Uganda and chlid prisoners in Belerus. She is married with three daughters.
There are times when life can be difficult and challenging for all of us, particularly during times of emotional growth, economic crisis, etc. Sometimes we feel like we are on a treadmill, getting nowhere and not knowing how to move forward.
Counselling can provide the ideal setting to explore these issues in a safe and confidential manner and the reward can be life transforming.
Louise works with clients privately at her office in South Dublin and also through Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP), Towards Healing, First Assist and many more agencies. Louise also manages Oasis Counselling Service in West Tallaght.
Some of the issues Louise works with include:
- Stress, Anxiety and Panic Attacks
- Couple Therapy
- Low Self-Esteem / Self-Confidence
- Childhood Sexual or Emotional Abuse
- Loss and Grief
- Feeling overwhelmed or unable to cope
- Feeling depressed, sad or empty
- Childlessness / Infertility
- Personal Development