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Psychological Support: 

Are you struggling to reach your potential and feel well enough for everyday tasks, at work, in competitions and in performance? 

Would you like to feel internally stronger and build greater
awareness to help you feel on top of your game?

Gain support with an experienced and supervised Sport and
Performance Psychologist who has worked with world
class performers in a variety of sports such as surfing, martial arts, GAA, Rugby, athletics and more as well as working in the Education environment

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Applied Psychology Tutor at two Universities

Available for academic editing and support in the area of Psychology.

Therapy Sessions
Individual
Consultations

One on one consultations

( Junior and Senior Athletes)

  • Mental preparation for competition

  • Emotional regulation

  • Post performance support

Group Workshops for Teams

Group workshops for teams

  • Mental preparation for competition

  • Emotional regulation

  • Post performance support

Waterconfidence for children and adults in open water.
  • Open water swim coaching and Sports Psychology preparation for all ages.

  • My previous swim school was called Waterconfidence.net.  My Masters research was in optimal performance and the "yips" with competitive surfers and bodyboarders

Group workshops for Schools

Experienced in leading and facilitating personal development programmes

  • Optimal performance preparation

  • Stress management skills

  • Emotional Regulation

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About me
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Qualifications:
BASES Supervised Sports, Exercise and Performance Psychologist with an MSC in Sports, Exercise and Performance Psychology

Main research area: Underperformance (choking) and optimal performance in elite surfers and bodyboarders worldwide.

Experienced sports coach having coached swimming for many years, surfing, athletics, badminton, GAA (in school and youth programmes)

"Bairbre supported me and offered some tools to help in my upcoming competition. I really enjoyed our session and felt more clearer and more confident in my ability to use sport psychology to give me an edge in my surfing“

Aimee Brown

Competitive Surfer

"Bairbre did a fantastic job of keeping our youth camp players engaged by delivering fun and easy to follow sport psychology workshops which were interactive. She has an informative and also supportive approach and managed to give some educational one on one time to some participants while also delivering an excellent workshop. "

Joy Sparks  

Regional Rugby Lead

( Ulster Rugby)

Ex Irish International Rugby Player

" I found the techniques Bairbre taught me beneficial and I'd be happy to use her services for future competitions and refer her to team mates"

Sophie Pierce-Melley, Irish Kendo International Competitor

"Bairbre ran a number of engaging psychological workshops for Teachers and SNA’s in a range of schools. I would highly recommend this workshop. It provided educators with Performance Psychology tools for Life, School, Teaching and for the Classroom. This was delivered in a way that was easy to understand, clear and informative with many opportunities to interact. Participant evaluations were excellent."

Siobhan Kavanagh. Director, Kildare Education Centre

 

"Bairbre has been an outstanding presenter for AIU. She masterfully engages students during entire session with high energy and brings valuable insights that can be applied everyday at work or in the personal arena. We have enjoyed several university class sessions with you so far and I as well as our students look forward to future ones!"

 

Atlantic International University.
                       

 

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