CBT - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Kildare

Laura Turley, MIACP

M.A. Addiction Studies
H.Dip in Cognitive Psychotherapy
Dip. Counselling Supervision
BSc. (Hons) Couns./Psych.
BSc. (Hons) Psychology

Laura is an accredited member of the Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy, and is one of Leinster's leading Cognitive Behavioural Therapists.

She works with both Adults and Adolescents and has many years experience working with a wide range of issues, such as relationship issues, major life decisions, stress and anxiety problems, depression, low self esteem etc.  She has a particular interest in the area of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  Laura formerly lectured for PCI College and was Programme Leader for the Professional Certificate in CBT. She currently provides workshops in Naas on topics such as OCD, Panic, Generalised Anxiety and CBT.

Laura also provides clinical supervision to therapists at various stages in their training and professional development.

If you would like to make an appointment with Laura or any of the therapists please email  info@mindology.ie, or phone 045 855559

CBT - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Kildare

Liz Kenyon, MIACP

Bsc. (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy
Dip. Counselling & Psychotherapy
Professional Cert. in CBT
BA (Hons) History & Sociology

Liz works in an integrative way, utilizing a variety of therapeutic techniques depending upon a person’s specific needs and challenges.

She works with adults over the age of 18 on a full range of issues extending from anxiety, depression & addiction to relationship problems, experiences of bullying, grief, loneliness, lack of confidence, and feeling conflicted, stuck or lost.
When working with a client, Liz’s focuses on developing three key areas in order to elicit personal growth:

  • the nurturing of a warm, empathic and non-judgmental relationship,
  • the understanding and analysis of the client’s experience to obtain meaning and insight,
  • the use of cognitive and behavioural techniques (CBT) to identify, challenge and reframe a client’s intrusive thoughts and unhelpful behaviours.

If you would like to make an appointment with Liz please email
info@mindology.ie or phone 045 855 559

Catherine Sheehan

B.Sc (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy
Dip. Drugs Counselling & Intervention Skills

Catherine has a BSc (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy, and is an accredited member of the Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy.

She works with both Adults and Adolescents, and has many years experience in working as a Pharmacist. Catherine combines a range of therapeutic approaches such as Person-Centred Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Choice Therapy and CBT. She works with issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, anger, relationship issues, chronic illness and cancer. She has many years experience in working with mental health issues, and incorporates a wellness programme using mindfulness, art and exercise. Catherine has Professional Certificates in Family Therapy, Anger Management, CBT and Mindfulness, and a Diploma in Drugs Counselling & Intervention Skills.

If you would like to make an appointment with Catherine please email
info@mindology.ie or phone 045 855559


Niamh O’Sullivan

MA Counselling & Psychotherapy

Niamh holds a Master’s Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy. Niamh offers counselling for both adults and adolescents.

Niamh supports clients with a wide variety of issues including:

Anxiety, Depression, Suicidal Ideation, Self-Esteem, Self-Harm, Loss and Bereavement, Bullying, Abuse (Physical, Mental, Emotional), Co-Dependency, Anger Management, Personal Development, Trauma.

Her focus is to build a trusting and non-judgemental relationship, where a client can feel safe to discuss their issues. She works in an integrative manner, involving Psychodynamic Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Person-Centred Therapy and CBT. She believes that every individual is different, and that therapy should be suited to the personal needs and goals of the client. She works through maladaptive thoughts and behaviours, teaching clients coping mechanisms to deal with them.

If you would like to make an appointment with Niamh please email
info@mindology.ie or phone 045 855559

Lorraine Carpenter

BSc(Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy 

Dip. In Personal & Business Lifecoaching 

Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Master 


Lorraine favours an integrative approach supporting the individuality of her clients. 

Lorraine offers a combination of Person Centred & Existential Therapy and utilises CBT techniques to help her clients reframe their self-view and their life experiences. Influenced by Jungian Psychology, she is mindful that we function through thoughts, feelings, sensations and intuition in our pursuit of wholeness and balance.

Lorraine endeavours to support her clients struggling with a range of issues such as self-identity, anxiety, depression, suicidal tendencies and general life challenges. She has trained in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention with a view to modifying maladaptive behaviours & teaching new coping skills.

If you would like to make an appointment with Lorraine please email
info@mindology.ie or phone 045 855559

Michele Twyford, MIACP

BSc. (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy

Professional Certificate in Working with Trauma

Professional Certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Michele is a qualified Psychotherapist holding an Honours Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy from PCI College. She has a particular interest in the area of trauma, based on her experience working with Women's Aid and The Samaritans, and has recently expanded her skills base in this area by completing a Professional Certificate in Working with Trauma. She uses an integrative therapeutic approach based on the needs of her clients.

Michele provides a safe non-judgemental therapeutic space to facilitate her clients presenting issues. She believes that the relationship between therapist and client is central to the therapeutic process, it is through this connection that change and healing occur.

If you would like to make an appointment with Michele please email
info@mindology.ie or phone 045 855559

Grace Cafolla

BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy
BA (Hons) Psychology

Grace's approach to therapy is person centred. She believes the relationship between therapist and client is most important and the style of therapy must reflect that. Grace has experience working therapeutically with a range of issues, including grief, loss, anxiety, depression, trauma, intrusive thoughts, body image issues and low self esteem.

Grace provides a safe, non-judgemental space to explore these issues to facilitate healing and to support the client in the choices they make.

Jane Palmour

BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy

Jane is an accredited member of IACP. She draws upon a wide range of approaches in her work. Her training in CBT, DBT and Mindfulness have helped her develop an integrative style of working that allows her to help a broad range of clients. Her flexible approach helps develop awareness so people can adapt to life's challenges and recognise possibilities in their lives.

Jane's skill help clients work through difficulties arising from:
- Anxiety
- Depression
- Change
- Self-worth/Self-Esteem
- Stress and Pain
- Resilience
- Grief and Loss

"Life is not what it's supposed to be. It is what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference." Virginia Satir

Judith Dowling

B.Sc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy
Diploma in Supervision
Diploma in Humanities (Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy)
Diploma in Relationship Counselling
Diploma in Life Coaching
Diploma in Addiction
Certification in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Anger Management, Depression, Anxiety, Narcissism

Judith is an accredited member of the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and is an experienced counsellor and psychotherapist.

She adopts an integrative approach to counselling which is non-judgmental, holistic and caring. Judith draws on a number of therapies to assist clients cope with issues that affect them presently and also help them develop strategies to help them cope with possible future struggle.

While being experienced in working with a variety of issues she specialises in relationship counselling, coping with break-ups, anger management, anxiety, depression, life crises, forgiveness/letting go of what keeps us stuck, and self-discovery.

If you would like to make an appointment with Judith please email
info@mindology.ie or phone 045 855559

Karl Barry

BA Hons Psychology, Certificate in Sports Psychotherapy, Master’s Degree in Integrative Psychotherapy (May 2022)

Karl practices integrative psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and elite athletes. He has been trained to Master’s Degree level in CBT, person-centered, psychodynamic, systemic, psychosexual, transactional analysis, emotion-focused, and couples therapy modalities. He also holds a BA hons Degree in Psychology, and a professional certificate in sports psychotherapy. Karl can also provide workshops to improve communication within corporate and sporting environments.

Personal therapy:

Karl has worked with a broad range of individual clients on issues such as anxiety, panic, low mood, depression, trauma, stressful life events, PTSD, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, family issues, bereavement, work or college related issues, and sexual issues. He offers a safe, confidential space where he works collaboratively with his clients to overcome problems which may be effecting their mental health and preventing them from living full, free, and happy lives.

Couples therapy:

There are a range of reasons couples might come to therapy. Karl works with couples on issues such as:

  • Communication: Couples finding it hard to talk and listen to each other, or feel ignored, criticized, insulted, or belittled by their partner
  • Problematic behaviors: such as alcohol, drugs, gambling, social media, texting, internet or infidelity
  • Intimacy: Lack of affection or closeness, seeking to improve their sexual relationship, or experiencing difficulties during intercourse.
  • Family issues: Problems concerning childcare or home duties, relationships with extended family, and maintaining healthy boundaries
  • Mental health: There may be issues with depression, anxiety or other mental health disorders which impact on the relationship
  • Bereavement, loss, or grief: helping couples cope with the impact bereavement, loss or grief can have on the many areas of a relationship

Sports psychotherapy:

Sports psychotherapy is a new approach to helping athletes overcome issues they may encounter in their sporting careers, and life outside of their sports. Issues such as deselection, injury, alcohol or substance abuse, performance anxiety, stress, motivation, relationships, issues with teammates and other club staff, depression or other mental health issues are addressed from the perspective of the athlete.

In addition to working one-to-one with athletes, Karl can help to support other members of staff within and across sporting organizations and clubs. This can involve assessing the therapeutic environment within a club/organization, and helping to address behaviors and attitudes which are unhelpful whilst seeking to foster positive ones. Karl can provide psychoeducation within an organization to increase awareness of mental health issues. This can make other staff members aware of early warning signs of poor mental health among the athletes at their club. Allowing athletes to have their mental health issues addressed at an appropriate time before they develop into bigger issues.

If you would like to make an appointment with Karl please email info@mindology.ie or phone 045 855559

Angela Ennis

Member of BSP Certified in A and B Psychometric testing
Dip Adult Career Guidance Counselling
Cert Adult Career Guidance Counselling
Cert Adult Education
Dip HR Management
Cert Business Management
Cert Train the Trainer

Angela Ennis is a Career Guidance Counsellor using a holistic approach to career guidance, she is truly passionate about helping people discover their strengths and abilities all aimed at giving you the power to make decisions about your future. Supporting and Empowering you with knowledge to ensure you have independent choices and self awareness of your strengths. Angela believes everyone has strengths and abilities. The thing is to find what your unique combination is and how you can use this combination in your career and life choices.

"Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe" - Oprah Winfrey

Our methods are proven in areas such as psychometric testing, Interviewing, upskill training needs. It's about finding your interests, your occupational strengths combined with your personality. This is the combination effect that can reveal some great information on what your options are.

"The difference between can and cannot are only three letters. Three letters that determine your life's direction" - Remez Sasson

Angela is currently a member of IGC, CIPD, BPS

Angela has previously worked in industry for over 30 years also within HR developing programs, recruitment, selection and is currently working with Education institutions as a mentor. Also a member of the funding committee for Cita Skillnett. As an advocate for lifelong learning Angela also continues Academic study within the field.

If you would like to make an appointment with Angela please email info@mindology.ie or phone 045 855559

Maeve Kavanagh

BSc (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy.
Certificate in Marriage Education.

Is life getting you down? Maybe you are experiencing challenges that feel relentless? Are you stressed, anxious, sad or depressed? Have you suffered a loss of some kind that you are struggling to cope with? Get the support you need to help you navigate any issues that keep you from enjoying life.

I like to personalize therapy to best suit each client's individual needs. I use a collaborative approach based on the client's priorities and what will be most helpful for them in each session.

If you are looking for support or searching for an improved quality of life and would like to find out more please contact me for a free 15 minute consultation.

‘If nothing changes nothing changes’.

If you would like to make an appointment with Maeve please email info@mindology.ie or phone 045 855559

Holly Beardmore

B.A. in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy

Holly is a pre-accredited member of the IACP with a B.A. in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. She is continuing her studies in the area of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Holly is also a qualified and experienced educator with a B.Ed (International) in Primary Teaching. Holly works from an integrative perspective grounded in person-centred therapy. She holds the belief that every person can heal and grow in a supportive, non-judgemental environment.

As an integrative psychotherapist, Holly draws on psychodynamic theory in her practice, which examines the role that early life experiences play in present day difficulties and suffering. She endeavours to provide a warm, safe, confidential space for clients to uncover, experience and understand the origins of their deep-rooted feelings. She aims to help clients integrate past and present in order to ultimately move towards a more meaningful and fulfilling life. Holly has a special interest in working with grief, trauma, low self-esteem, relationship difficulties and eating and body image issues.

If you would like to make an appointment with Holly please email info@mindology.ie or phone 045 855559