Adie began her career in Trinity College Dublin, training in the field of education and as a Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. She has over 30 years’ experience both here and in Canada as a therapeutic teacher, a psychotherapist and as a Behaviour Management Consultant.
Adie first became interested in mindfulness about nine years ago and has since qualified as a Mindfulness Facilitator for children, adolescents and adults. She now runs mindfulness courses in Arduna Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre. Alongside this work, Adie has an integrative and collaborative approach with clients and groups drawing from her knowledge and experience of psychotherapy, CBT and mindfulness.
Adie’s experience of working in private practice has entailed both individual session work and running courses in groups on topics such as Parenting, Resilience Training, Social Skills, Self-Regulation and Mindfulness.
She has training and experience supporting clients and groups in the following areas:
- Stress Management
- Low Self Esteem
- Behaviour Management – Schools/Families
- Life Challenges
Adie is also a qualified clinical supervisor trained under the IIPP (Irish Institute of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy).
Adie’s motto is:
“Whether we’re eight or eighty, we’re all trying to get through the day the best way we can, one breath at a time.”
- IFCAPP – Irish Forum for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
- ICP – Irish Council for Psychotherapy
- INTO – Member and Contributor to the In Touch Teacher Magazine Publication