Orla is completing her supervised placement at the Connolly Counselling Centre.
She is a registered member of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and holds a (BSc. Hons) degree in Applied Psychology from the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT), where she achieved first-class honours. She is currently completing her MSc. in Health Psychology at Utrecht University.
In addition, Orla is a qualified Pharmaceutical Technician with over 12 years’ experience working in community pharmacy. Orla’s interest areas lie in health, occupational and positive psychology. She has a particular interest in health promotion, the relationship between mental and physical health and workplace well-being.
Orla also spends her time volunteering and has previously volunteered at the St. Vincent de Paul, The Irish Cancer Society, Newtown Park House Nursing Home, as well at Barretstown Diabetes Camp, in conjunction with Crumlin Children’s Hospital Diabetes Unit.