Andrea is a fully trained counsellor and psychotherapist who has been providing psychological services since 2012.
She is a fully accredited member of the Irish Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (IACP). She has obtained an Honors Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Glyndwr University in Wales and a Masters Degree in Mental Health from Trinity College Dublin.
Andrea’s qualifications also include training in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Group Facilitation, Self-Injury, CAMS (Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality), Addiction and Loss, Crisis Intervention and Eating Disorders.
Counselling Experience and Areas of Interest
Andrea has a background in a variety of settings, including homeless services, residential addiction centres, and both community-based and private counselling agencies. As a consequence she has a wide range of experience assisting adults who have mental health difficulties including low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, and emotion regulation difficulties as well as other chronic and complex psychological problems.
This has been accomplished using a variety of therapeutic methods, the selection of which depends on the client and their specific difficulties. Andrea works from the premise that everyone has the potential for growth and change if given a supportive, non-judgmental environment and the time to explore their individual difficulties at their own pace.
Andrea’s fee structure:
Andrea charges €80 per hour for face-to-face therapy and €70 for online sessions. All sessions will last 60 minutes.