New Leaf Counselling

Professional Psychotherapist

Qualifications

Education

  • Master of Arts: Counseling (USA) - highest honours
  • Bachelor of Arts: Psychology (USA) - highest honours
  • >300 hours continuing professional development

Certifications

  • Registered Member (#M13464): Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Graduate Member (#M8611): Psychological Society of Ireland
  • ​Licensed (#LPC 6462): Department of Regulatory Agencies (Colorado, USA)
  • Certified (#279400): National Board for Certified Counselors (USA)
  • Certified: EMDR
  • Certified: Assessment and Treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders through Postpartum Support International
  • Level 1 and 2 EFT (Emotion-Focused Therapy) Training

Memberships

Publications and Media Appearances

  • “Searching for a Safe Culture” One-hour radio interview on Mental Health News Radio-EverythingEHR, February 2016
  •  “In Search of a Safe Culture: Exploring the Sexual Objectification of Girls and Women in Western Society” Online publication with Mental Health News Radio-EverythingEHR, February 2016
  • “Toxic Culture 101: Understanding the Sexualization of Women” Online publication in Ms. Magazine Blog, January 2016
  • “Viral video of couple’s miscarriage sheds light on once taboo topic” Television interview with Channel 7 News Denver, August 2015
  • “Healing Emotionally After a Negative Birth” Presentation for Colorado Home Birth Support Group, August  2013
  • “Cradle of Heartache, Cradle of Hope: Understanding, Preventing, and Overcoming Postpartum Depression” Online Publication in Birthing Boutique, January 2013
  • Edited “All that is Seen and Unseen: A Journey through a First Trimester Miscarriage” by Elizabeth Petrucelli, 2012
  • Excerpt in “Making Marriage a Success: Pearls of Wisdom from Experts Across the Nation” by Jaleh Donaldson, 2011
  • “Loss of One or More Multiples: Understanding Grief and Talking with the Survivor(s)” Presentation for Center for Loss in Multiple Birth, March 2011
  • “Supporting Women through Pregnancy Loss and Pregnancy after Loss” Presentation for House of Doula, July 2010
  • Keynote Speaker for Regis University commencement ceremony, December, 2009
  • “Perceived difference between blonde and brunette females: Intelligence, promiscuity, and attractiveness” Grant-funded research presentation at Rocky Mountain Psychological Association annual conference in Tucson, Arizona, USA, 2005