Margaret Somers O’Brien
Margaret is an I.A.C.P. Accredited Counsellor, with a decade of counselling experience in various settings. She brings with her a rich personal and professional background as a Parent, Human Resources Manager, Career Guidance Support, Mental Health Support and Wellness Coach.
Margaret draws from several modalities, including cognitive behavioural therapy, relationship therapies and psychoanalysis. Her approach is eclectic in nature, and she tends to use elements of various approaches as befits the client and the situation. Margaret will take the time to listen and understand your needs, using her professional judgement and experience to provide the most appropriate counselling approach for you.
Margaret offers you a safe, non-judgmental space where you can work through your distress with compassion and empathy. She has a wealth of valuable experience to draw from, in counselling practice, business and life.
She is a practicing Yoga and Meditation Teacher and recognises the inter-relationship between mental and physical well-being.
Margaret supports adolescents, students, adults and couples who are coping with the following issues/presentations:
General Life Issues
Grief & Loss
Health Related Issues
Post-graduate Certificate in Couples Counselling
Higher Diploma in Counselling
Accredited Certificate in Grief & Bereavement Counselling
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Practitioner Certificate
Certificate – Family Systems Training
Certificate – Trauma Issues in Counselling
Certificate – Neurodiversity in Counselling
YTT Yoga Teacher Training
Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management