Dr Louise Jane Clarke

Director: Chartered Psychologist

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

Dr Clarke is is one of Ireland’s leading, most experienced psychologists with expertise in the field of adult mental health, She has extensive specialist experience in assessment and evidence based treatment across all areas of adult mental health.

Dr Clarke is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with the Psychological Society of Ireland. This title is awarded in recognition of several years’ experience and contribution to the field of psychology and 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.

Qualifications & Memberships:

  • Doctorate Counselling Psychology

  • MSc Health Psychology

  • PG Diploma Psychology

  • BA (Hons) Psychology

  • Registered Practitioner Psychologist with The Health Care Professions Council

  • Registered Psychologist in France: ADELI

  • Registered Chartered Psychologist with The Psychological Society of Ireland

  • Mindfulness Teacher Trainer through The Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor University.

  • Held position of Secretary to The Irish Fertility Counselling Association (IFCA) Year 2022 and 2023.

  • Member of The Irish Fertility Counselling Association

  • Member of Birth Trauma Association

  • Member of The Special Interest Group in Perinatal and Infant Mental Health

  • Active Member of the EuroPsy Specialist European Awarding Committee – Year 2023 and 2024

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, she completed a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. Her UK qualifications have been validated in Ireland by the validation unit, Irish Department of Health. Dr Clarke’s qualifications as a psychologist have also been assessed and validated in France and Switzerland. She is a registered psychologist in Ireland, United Kingdom and France. She also serves as a committee member for The EuroPsy Specialist Awarding Committee in Psychotherapy.

Dr Clarke is 44 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 enjoys sport in her spare time having represented Ireland internationally, in equestrianism 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.


Dr Clarke has worked in the National Health Service (NHS) 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.

Expertise includes:

  • Anxiety

  • Infertility counselling
  • Panic attacks

  • Relationship difficulties
  • Attachment

  • Maternal Mental Health

  • Emotion Regulation
  • Self-esteem and Self-worth

  • Body Image difficulties

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