Niamh O’Brien

Training & Accreditation

Niamh has a B.A. Hons in Counseling and Psychotherapy from ICHAS college, Certificate and additional training in couples counseling from PCI and post natal doula training and certificate from Dublin Doula Services.


Niamh has a keen interest in cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness. Utilizing theory and practice from both areas creates a wonderful opportunity to have a very hands on approach to issues such as anxiety,self esteem and depression with CBT exercises. Alongside the opportunity to take intention and pause and pace progress with mindfulness and slowing down from time to time. A very unfamiliar thing these days. Niamh is keen on assisting people with boundaries, coping skills and assisting in more helpful thought patterns with CBT. Whilst this is a very proactive approach to therapy Niamh sees great value and therapeutic gain from mindfulness, sophrology and hypnobirthing.

Experience & Areas of Interest

Niamh has vast experience with people of all ages. There are a multitude of things that Niamh works on within Insight Matters from assisting those with autism in emotion regulation, self-esteem, anxiety, disability, illness, sexuality, identity,fertility, pregnancy and relationships to mention just a few. Niamh has experience having worked alongside an equine assisted therapy team and other forms of animal assisted therapy. Niamh’s many different areas of interest and experience have all been in order to show and cater her fundamental belief in the value of finding what suits each client

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