Louize is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist with a special interest in working with adults and young adults who are in creative industries. Qualified with a Master’s Degree in Social and Organisational Psychology from UCD, she has over 10 years of experience working as a mental health professional with several peer-reviewed publications. In addition, she has 20 years experience working as a musician and a composer, and has a keen interest and informed professional approach towards the challenges that face individuals who are working to carve out a creative career for themselves, or are simply struggling through industries that require creativity, passion and inherent exposure to public judgement. She also specialises in working with those who feel ‘stuck’ in their career, or feel they are in the wrong job or career and are looking to find a more satisfying life path.
A member of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and the Division of Work and Organisational Psychologists (DWOP), Louize focuses on the provision of support for people in a way that is person-centered, solution focused and utilizes coaching techniques with an approach based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
Louize served as a purveyor for mental health systems change for young people in Ireland through her work in Jigsaw – The National Centre for Youth Mental Health and was a core part of the establishment and development of this not-for-profit organization founded by Dr. Tony Bates www.jigsaw.ie.
She has worked alongside young people at risk between the ages of 12-25 in the community as well as those under the ages of 16 in the Mater Child and Adolescent Clinic in Dublin.
Louize is a composer and scores music for film and TV.
Full qualifications & Certifications
Master’s Degree in Social and Organisational Psychology from UCD
musician and a composer