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 and with The British Psychological Society. 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:
Mindfulness Teacher Trainer through The Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor University.
Doctorate Counselling Psychology
Chartered Psychologist with The Psychological Society of Ireland
Member of The Irish Fertility Counselling Association
Holds position of Secretary to The Irish Fertility Counselling Association (IFCA) Year 2022.
Member of Birth Trauma Association
Member of The Special Interest Group in Perinatal and Infant Mental Health
Chartered Psychologist with The British Psychological Society
Member of the EuroPsy Specialist European Awarding Committee – Year 2023
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. Dr Clarke’s UK qualifications have been validated in Ireland by the validation unit, Irish Department of Health.
Dr Clarke is 43 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.