Nicola Mitchell has over 20 years’ experience of working with children, adolescents and adults as a professionally qualified social worker, accredited psychotherapist, and psychologist. She received her Bachelor’s degree in social studies (BSS, CQSW) from Trinity College Dublin in 1994. Since then she has worked as a child protection social worker, and also as a medical social worker in a children’s hospital working primarily with children and families with life limiting or life threatening illnesses.
She is an accredited counsellor and psychotherapist (MIACP) and has worked as a bereavement counsellor for children and adolescents for over a decade with a national children’s charity. Nicola also has a H Dip in Psychology (UCD) and a MSc in Applied Psychology (TCD). She works from a psychodynamic perspective but also incorporates aspects of CBT in her therapeutic interventions. She is currently working as a student counsellor with third level students, as well as a bereavement counsellor with families bereaved by suicide.