Róisín has been working as an I.A.C.P. accredited counsellor for more than 25 years. She is also accredited as a clinical supervisor. Róisín brings significant training, expertise and compassion to the people she works with.
Róisín is trained in a number of different modalities including Rogerian, Gestalt, CBT and Mind Body Medicine, and her therapeutic approach is tailored to meet the needs of her clients. She works from a trauma informed perspective and works collaboratively with her clients.
In addition to providing counselling support, she is also a specialist in reproductive and sexual healthcare and actively advocates for reproductive and sexual health for all. This involves, for instance, working with those affected by fertility issues (infertility/IUI/IVF/Donor conception/onco-fertility and surrogacy) as well as miscarriage, pregnancy loss or complex terminations of pregnancy, birth trauma and menopause.
She has trained extensively as a Mind-Body Medicine practitioner and has designed and run health promotion interventions for people preparing for, and going through, fertility treatment here in Ireland and for those travelling outside the country for assistance.
Róisín is one of the founding members of the Irish Fertility Counsellors Association (I.F.C.A.) which was established in 2008 and previously led a team of counsellors in a busy reproductive health care setting where she provided leadership, best-practice development as well as clinical supervision. This role also involved presenting to Oireachtas committees, hospital teams and a wide variety of health and social care professionals.
She sits on a number of research and advisory committees and has guested on a radio programme near her hometown of Greystones, County Wicklow. She also presents at seminars and training days on mental health promotion and interventions.
Roisin works with adults, couples and groups with the following issues/presentations:
Grief and loss
Health Related issues