Joanne is a fully qualified Counselling Psychotherapist. Joanne holds a BSc Hons Degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy from Middlesex University. Joanne’s therapeutic approach is holistic and integrative drawing on various evidence-based theories and techniques including Humanistic, Psychodynamic and (CBT) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Joanne is passionate about supporting clients to explore, understand and manage their psychological, emotional and relational well-being. Joanne has a specialist interest in supporting those who are primary care givers with a child or family member with additional needs or disability. Joanne is passionate about supporting parents through the complex emotions experienced by those living with Autism. Joanne’s knowledge of Autism is both personal and professional. Joanne provides a safe and non-judgmental space where thoughts, feelings and experiences can be explored. This provides an opportunity to get to know yourself and gain the knowledge and skills for living in a more conscious and informed way. Joan has also volunteered as a counsellor with Living Life Counselling Bray. I provide and facilitate support groups for adults with Dyslexia. I adhere to the Professional Code of Ethics as upheld by the Irish Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (IACP).

Joanne supports her clients to manage and overcome the following:

· Abuse Issues

· Adolescent problems

· Anger management

· Anxiety · ASD / ADHD

· Bereavement & loss

· Depression

· Dyslexia

· Coping with illness and Disability

· Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

· Relationship Issues

· Self-harm

· Separation Issues

· Issues related to Trauma

· Family issues

· Pregnancy loss

· Fertility issues