Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Practitioner, Dublin, Ireland
Bernadette Farrell worked as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Practitioner and Executive Coaching Psychologist in Dublin, Ireland for over twenty years and was a regular contributor to The Huffington Post online newspaper. She worked directly with people who were stressed, anxious, worried and sleep deprived.
The people that she saw were referred to her by their General Medical Practitioners or by word of mouth. As a therapist, she used a Cognitive Behavioral approach that worked by helping people to evaluate and change their doing and thinking behaviors.
Bernadette holds a Masters (hons.) degree in Psychology from University College Dublin and was a registered member of the Psychological Society of Ireland for over twenty years. She is a graduate of the U.S based William Glasser Institute and is a Certified Coach (Quality and Qualifications Ireland). She is a Certified Assessor for the Bar-On EQ-i psychometric tool.
Bernadette has also researched and developed a knowledge/education based program for the treatment of panic attacks and has been involved as a VEC trainer in assertiveness and personal development. She has developed and delivered training in anger management, communication skills, time management, negotiation skills, stress management, problem solving, life skills and decision making. As a psychologist she is involved in ongoing professional development.
She was Director at Advance Psychological Services, Templeogue, Dublin, Ireland. Her previous experience included her role as Psychologist at The Albany Clinic, Lr. Fitzwilliam St., Dublin 2.
“Help Me sleep: How to Overcome your Sleep Problems” is the title of her most recently published video. In this video, viewers are shown how to tackle and tame those behaviors that get in the way of a good, natural night’s sleep. The video demonstrates techniques, which show the viewer how to enhance the brain’s natural ability to achieve quality sleep. Viewers are shown how to ‘switch off’ at bedtime and how to get to sleep without ‘trying’ or putting in effort.
“How to End the Worry Habit” illustrates the methods and techniques Bernadette has used successfully, in over seventeen years as a psychologist with people who are anxious, worried or fearful of change. Readers are shown how to change how they feel, by changing the way that they think.