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karen Downey

As a Counsellor I provide a confidential, safe, respectful, supportive, non-judgmental environment, providing a space where you are heard with empathy and supported to unravel and resolve the difficulties you are currently facing.

By adapting an integrative and person-centered approach I pull from my background in research-based Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy to apply the most appropriate approach, based on the individual needs of the client.

It is my personal goal when I sit in front of a client, be it face to face or online to support and encourage clients to find their feet again, to understand their thought patterns and if required implement solution focused therapies to support the success of the clients’ goals and desired outcomes

With over 15 years’ experience working in the division of female health in the health sector I appreciate the stresses, pressures and challenges hormonal influences contribute to physical, emotional, and mental health factors. I have a particular interest in female Mental Well- being, and the hormonal implications on mental health. dealing with difficult life challenges from puberty right through to late adulthood.  Research conducted included, “The Implications of Hormones on female mental health from adolescents through to post menopause”. With a particular focus on Maternal health from IVF, Miscarriage, Termination, subsequent pregnancies, post-natal anxiety, post-natal depression, and parental stress induced by oxytocin.

I have spent many years working with adults and adolescents in difficult times, I have a great respect for the demands both adolescents and adults face in their daily lives and I am very honoured to be working in the field of mental health and with each client I work with.

 We Fall, We Break, We fail

But then

We rise, We heal, We overcome


Working with adults and adolescents experiencing difficulties in the following areas:


               Adults                        Adolescents
·        Anxiety

·        Bereavement

·        Change of life circumstances.

·        Confidence / Self-Esteem Issues

·        Depression,

·        Hormonal Imbalances

·        Life through Lockdown

·        Maternal health: including, Conception, Prenatal issues, IVF challenges, Miscarriage, Terminations, Pregnancy, Post-Natal challenges including anxiety, “The Blues” and Post-natal Depression.

·        Menopause

·        Panic Attacks

·        Relationships

·        Self Harm

·        Stress.

·        Work/ Life Balance


·        Anxiety

·        Bereavement

·        Confidence / Self-Esteem,

·        Depression,

·        Hormonal Imbalances

·        Life Balance

·        Life through Lockdown

·        Panic Attacks

·        Puberty

·        Relationships

·        Self-harm

·        Stress.




BA (Hons) in Psychology,

Masters (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy

 Professional Association Memberships:

  • Psychological Society of Ireland
  • British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy

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50 Min Sessions


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