Director: Consultant Psychologist: Dr Louise Clarke, Chartered Counselling Psychologist

DIRECTOR: CONSULTANT CHARTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

                  Registered Chartered Clinical Psychologist

Dr Louise Clarke is the owner and director of The Consulting Clinic Ltd. She is a Chartered & Consultant Psychologist.

Dr Clarke is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS). This title is awarded in recognition of several years’ experience and contribution to the field of psychology.

Dr Clarke BA (Hons) Psychology, PG Diploma Psychology, MSc Health Psychology, Doctorate Counselling Psychology.

Dr Clarke, is Chartered by the British Psychological Society (BPS). Chartered Psychologist accreditation reflects the highest standard of psychological training. In order to achieve this level of accreditation, Psychologists must have a recognised first degree in psychology and have successfully completed an accredited postgraduate training. Dr Clarke studied for 8 years full-time in psychology.

Dr Clarke received her undergraduate degree in Ireland, before undertaking postgraduate training in the United Kingdom. After completing a Masters degree and a Postgraduate degree in Psychology, Dr Clarke completed a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. Dr Clarke’s UK qualifications have been validated in Ireland by the validation unit, Irish Department of Health.

Dr Clarke has worked in the National Health Service and The Private Sector including working as a Lead Psychologist and Consultant Psychologist for The Priory Hospital and in Harley Street, the world renowned centre of excellence where she set up her own practice.

Dr Clarke is now based in The Republic of Ireland and works as a Consultant Psychologist in Dublin. She is available for workshops in the UK and provides Skype consultations.

Her practice is rooted in cutting-edge psychology research and scientific evidence based treatment models. She offers Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (Mindfulness based Cognitive Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) as well as Psychodynamic Therapy.

Lecturing
Dr Clarke lectures at University College Dublin on the Postgraduate Certificate in Acute Mental Health Interventions and The Higher Diploma in Mental Health Nursing.

Approach
Dr Clarke treats a broad range of psychological difficulties – see treatment page for further details. Her particular area of interest is in attachment, the impact of stress on health and mindfulness based approaches.

Dr Clarke is non judgemental and interactive in her approach, helping clients transform their lives. She works in a solution focused way to help clients achieve their therapeutic goals.

Media & Celebrity
Dr Clarke has experience working with famous individuals and those living in the public eye. She offers a specialist, highly confidential psychological service. She is also a media contributor and has experience writing articles and conducting research.

QUALIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology & Psychoanalysis
  • MSc Health Psychology
  • PGDip Counselling Psychology
  • DPsych. Psychology: Doctorate
  • Psychometric testing Level: A & B
  • Chartered Psychologist (British Psychological Society)
  • Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS)
  • Member of The Royal Academy of Medicine Ireland
  • Member of The Irish Psychological Society (IPS)
  • The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (Psychologist)
  • Member of The Irish Fertility Counselling Association (IFCA)
  • Accredited DBT Psychologist & Member of The Society for DBT UK & Ireland
  • Member of The Perinatal and infant Mental Health Society (Psychological Society Ireland)

Personal
Dr Clarke is 40 years old, married and is a mother of two. She trained and worked in the UK for 12 years where she gained valuable experience. She returned to Ireland in 2014 and set up The Consulting Clinic in Dublin. She enjoys sport in her spare time having represented Ireland, internationally, in horse riding before pursuing her career in Psychology. She enjoys learning and is committed to providing evidence based practice and helping clients overcome their difficulties and connect with their values.

NOTE

Please note, the clinic does not offer work experience or placements.