Anna is originally from Wexford, she has the sea in her soul but has been living in the HEART of Ireland (Moate) – the Wild Midlands- since 2013!
She is a fully qualified and professional Counsellor / Psychotherapist (BA Couns & Psych) as well as a qualified and experienced Irish Shamanic Therapist or ‘Bean Feasa- Woman of Knowledge’ of the (Irish) Celtic tradition.
Anna also holds qualifications in CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therpy), EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and is a qualified Reiki Master and Practitioner.
Anna describes herself as an Integrative Holistic Counsellor, as, though she trained predominately in Person-Centered Therapy, she also had training in many other areas. She developed a great interest in ACT- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy- CBT, Psychotherapy, Existential Therapy, Schemas Psychology and Attachment Theory. Anna has been constantly seeking to expanded her practice (through regular workshops, training and seminars) to include many other types of therapeutic and healing techniques and most recently she completed a certified course in ‘Technologically Assisted Counselling and Psychotherapy‘ in order to facilitate the move to Virtual and Online Therapy, also known as ‘Telehealth’.
A Holistic Trainer and Legal Celebrant with over 10 years experience in her field, in 2011 she graduated with a BA in Counselling and Psych. and in 2017 she finished a 6+ year apprenticeship studying the ‘Irish Healing Arts’ -training in and working with indigenous / native Irish Shamanic Practices, energy-work, traditional healing techniques and Women’s Studies with ‘The Immrama Foundation’, Wexford.
She is also a Legal Celebrant who performs legal weddings, hand-fastings, baby naming ceremonies, funerals and many other traditional Irish / Celtic ceremonies and Life Rites.
Anna is passionate about empowering people to find their own wisdom and healing within themselves, she has been working with individual clients and groups in a clinical setting since 2009, both in Wexford, in the Midlands (Westmeath and Offaly) and more recently Online!
Meditation, relaxation and mindfulness techniques are an important part of Anna’s practice- both personally and in her work with clients. She always works in an entirely holistic and integrative manner, keeping all aspects of the person in mind: mental, physical, spiritual, emotional, social and environmental.
With her unique combination of skills, Anna offers each client an individual healing programme based on their own needs and requirements.
People from all walks-of-life, backgrounds, faiths and orientations are always warmly welcomed in her clinics.