Choose a Therapist

Sparrow Therapy has a main clinic and a low cost clinic for you to choose from. To make booking your online therapy appointment more efficient choose your therapist from below and when you contact state whether you would like main clinic or low cost clinic. If you are unsure of the right therapist for you then you will be guided towards the right one for you for your online therapy.

Karen (Fee €60-€65)

Availability: Limited availability 

Video and Phone sessions

Karen HollandKaren founded Sparrow Therapy and Wellness in 2013 with the aim to make counselling more approachable. With this vision Sparrow Therapy and Wellness has a varied client base who work together with Karen to reach solutions. A qualified therapist with a degree in psychology, masters in counselling and psychotherapy and CBT and training in eating disorder treatment. Karen has experience in many different areas of the mental health industry; such as depression, eating disorders, anxiety, life motivation, work stress and bullying, low self-esteem and confidence, bereavement, and Self- Harm. Karen has worked in different areas over the years however her main focus now is on helping people cope with stress and anxiety, improve clients relationship with food and exercise and help guide her clients through stressful periods in their lives.

Offering a supportive and warm atmosphere, Karen allows the client to develop new coping strategies that can be used outside of therapy through all fascists of life. She believes that all aspects of lifestyle should be encompassed in therapy in order to reach optimum health and happiness.

Karens sessions are full cost however she offers a lowered rate for prebooked sessions.

“I like to offer what the client needs in order to grow, using all apects of their life and providing techniques that they can use outside of therapy. Realistic Therapy for Real People”. – Karen

Jennifer (Fee €50-€55)

Availability: Taking clients currently

Video and Phone sessions

Jennifer HolliganJennifer has been counselling with Sparrow Therapy and Wellness since April 2018; following on from her degrees in counselling and psychotherapy and Crisis incident stress management. Jennifer completed her Masters in counselling and psychotherapy in 2020. Jennifer offers a one – to – one counselling service for a range of issues, such as depression, anxiety, relationships, stress and self-care plans for her clients, (18 years upwards).

Jennifer believes in an integrative approach taking into account a range of therapeutic approaches to help her clients with a range of issues, her foundation is in person centred therapy – therefore allowing the space for her clients to air their feelings in an empathetic and genuine space.

Jennifer also has experience in working with first response services, such as Civil Defence, Guards, Fire & Ambulance services, and has a passion for providing a safe, supportive space for those front line, caring working professionals to debrief traumatic and difficult work events.

‘I intend to create a comfortable space that both myself and client can see progress and growth” – Jenn

Helen-Diane (Fee €40-€45)

Availability: Appointment book Closed

Video and Phone sessions

Helen-Diane

Helen-Diane began counselling with Sparrow Therapy and Wellness in November 2018, and is a pre-accredited therapist on the Sparrow Team. Helen-Diane offers  one to one counselling for adults,  for a variety of issues such as anxiety,  stress, low self esteem, relationship issues, bereavement, self care and personal development.

Helen-Diane provides her clients with a warm inviting space in which they can open up and explore their issues in a non judgemental space giving her clients support and empathy through a  compassionate approach  to allow for  reflection and  growth.

Believing in an integrative counselling approach, she personalises the therapy to suit each individual client incorporating different concepts and techniques to support her clients through the therapeutic process. Helen-Diane continually upskills with professional development courses.

 One of Helen-Diane’s favourite quotes is  by Albert Ellis :

“By not caring too much about what people think, I’m able to think for myself and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular. And I succeed” Albert Ellis

 

Áine (Fee: €40 Online -€45 In Person,€60 for Couples Therapy)

In Person Sessions Resuming August 2021

Availability: Taking online clients currently 

Video and Phone sessions

Áine GallagherÁine has been counselling with Sparrow Therapy and Wellness since 2019. She began her studies in counselling in 2007, completed an honours degree in psychology in UCD in 2016 and completed her diploma in integrative counselling and psychotherapy autumn 2020.

As an integrative therapist, Áine uses a person-centred technique. She provides her clients with a confidential, warm, safe, empathetic and non-judgemental space while her approach is one of compassion, encouragement and acceptance. Áine works collaboratively with the client and she believes that facilitating the client to explore past and present issues will provide them with an opportunity for discovery, growth, reconciliation and acceptance thus offering the potential for better relationships with themselves and others and a happier way of life.

 

“Each and every one of us has the capacity to grow and change. I endeavour to help my clients realise their true potential by working through the issues they are experiencing”.

 

Sparrow Low Cost Clinic

The Sparrow LCC is a clinic providing listening services and therapy on a pay what you can basis. The clinic is mainly ran by trainee or pre-accredited therapist, however fully qualified team members often offer their time to this clinic on a limited basis. If you want to find more information about the Sparrow LCC or get an appointment, email us and state you are looking for Low Cost.

 

Thomas

Video sessions

Availability: Taking clients currently

Thomas is currently studying an honours degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Grounded in Person Centred Therapy, Thomas provides a confidential, safe, non-judgemental space
where the person is free to talk about anything they wish that may be impacting their lives. His
approach is one of empathy, genuineness, warm regard and absolute respect.

       “Everybody deserves a place where they can air their thoughts, feelings and emotions without fear
of embarrassment, dictation or criticism. It is essential for people to be truly heard, especially in
these trying times. To me, counselling offers a moments grace to clarify and reflect. It is a space
dedicated to you and your mental health. Through a trusting relationship together we will
endeavour to get to the underlying problem. Each person has within themselves the capacity for change and positive growth”

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