Caroline is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist accredited by and adhering to the ethics of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). She is also a member of their Division of Work & Organisational Psychologists (DWOP) and Special Interest Group in Coaching Psychology.
Qualified with a Master’s Degree in Work & Organisational Psychology from DCU Business School, Caroline helps individuals to fulfil their potential and well-being at work by supporting them to increase awareness into their unique strengths, talents and values. She is passionate about empowering others to take action to create positive change in their lives and champions well-being, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Caroline is highly skilled in coaching and mentoring people from all industries and walks of life, supporting them in taking control of their lives in the face of challenge and adversity. She works with a variety of psychological factors relating to increased performance and satisfaction in the workplace including self-awareness, motivation, self-confidence, resilience, self-efficacy, coping, adjustment, decision making, stress management, dealing with change, communication skills and emotional intelligence. Caroline uses principles from Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and coaching to facilitate positive change and career development in the lives of the clients she supports.
Caroline has specialised expertise in working with clients returning to the workforce following injury or illness and in supporting clients with neuro-diverse conditions and mental health difficulties to increase their well-being and performance at work. She has worked in the rehabilitation of acquired disability for over a decade. Her MSc research findings have been practically applied in the development of an evidence based vocational rehabilitation service that has a proven track record in facilitating individuals with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) to gain clarity in relation to their careers and successfully return to and retain employment.
Caroline’s clients benefit from an approach that creates a sense of psychological safety and connection using empathy, warmth, compassion, as well as humour where appropriate, to supportively challenge and build confidence for progress, development and meaningful change.
Full Qualifications, Certifications & Memberships:
BA (Hons) Psychology, UCD; MSc Organisational Psychology, DCU Business School
CIPD Award in Coaching, Mentoring & Consulting, National College of Ireland (NCI)
Certificate in Counselling Skills, NUI Maynooth
Certificate in People Management (Professional Development Training Ireland)
Certificate in Psychometric Testing – Levels A (Interest) & B (Personality)
Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI): Chartered Occupational Psychologist; Member of the Division of Work & Organisational Psychologists (DWOP); Member of the Special Interest Group in Coaching Psychology.
American Psychological Association (APA): International affiliate member