Qualifications

Grad. Dip. Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy, DCU
M.Sc in Social Work, University College Cork
BSocSc, University College Dublin

Professional memberships

Irish Council for Psychotherapy(ICP)
Irish Association for Humanistic & Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP)
Irish Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (IACP)

Biography

Fiona has over 10 years of experience working in physical and mental health settings. She is an experienced Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapist and Senior Social Worker who specialises in Bereavement & Chronic Illness. Fiona is a firm believer in the innate power of individuals to change and develop over time. It is her view that working in a person centred way allows people to pay attention to their full experience, and by doing so, to learn a new way of being.

Fiona works for the public sector and also maintains a private practice. She is a Lecturer on the MSc of Social Work in Trinity College as well as the MSc in Loss and Bereavement. Fiona provides supervision to qualified Social Workers and is a Field Work tutor for students in training.

Fiona specialises in Bereavement and Loss but has spent a number of years working within the Oncology and Haematology support services. She has a keen interest in long term illness and has been working with patients with respiratory disease for a number of years.

Adults, Adolescents, Individuals and Couples
Mental health
Relationship Issues
Bereavement and Loss
Miscarriage and pregnancy loss
Chronic and long term illness
Stress and trauma
Anxiety, self-esteem and mental health
Personal development

Fiona undertakes regular training and supervision in order to maintain a high and professional standard of practice according to the professional bodies she is accredited by, including the Irish Council for Psychotherapy(ICP), the Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP), and the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP)