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Niamh Kelly

Niamh Kelly

Niamh Kelly


Hello! Welcome to my profile. I am Niamh Kelly. I have a B.A., H.Dip, and M.B.S.In addition, in 2013 I qualified as a Person-Centred Counsellor and Psychotherapist and have a Bachelor of Science degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy. In the decade prior, I worked in HR in a corporate environment resulting in a familiarity with workplace issues. In 2016 I trained to become an Acceptance and Commitment Therapist (ACT) which is a progressive form of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). My career to date has spanned two decades in human relations.

I have experience working with a wide range of life issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, adjustment issues, personal development, work related issues, trauma, life cycle issues, coping with illness or injury, identity problems, spirituality, relationship difficulties and communication problems.

In 2012 I came across enlightened Zen MasterThich Nhat Hanh. His influence inspired me to develop a passion for and daily practise in mindfulness which I incorporate into my work. As his student I was given the dharma name ‘Awakened Openness of the Heart’ which I aspire to embody daily.

I am invested in continuing professional development and constantly seek to bring the most up-to-date and best practise approaches to my work by training with world leaders in their respective fields.

Therapeutic Approach

As an integrative Person-Centred and Acceptance and Commitment Therapist I endeavour to create a safe, non-judgemental space that facilitates clients to explore whatever difficulties are arising in their lives. I support clients to become ‘unstuck’ in order to pursue what it is that matters most to them in life through the use of acceptance and mindfulness based strategies. These lifelong skills help clients learn how to become more resilient and psychologically flexible so they are able to handle life’s challenges more skilfully.

Brief Therapy

I have a special interest in applying the aforementioned ACT model to brief therapy known as FACT or Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Brief therapy takes place over 1 to 8 sessions and is suited to clients experiencing mild to moderate psychological issues.

 Session Rates with Niamh: €65 per session