About
Bookings closed for the current academic year. A wait list is being compiled for September - October 2022 - 2023.

As an Educational Psychologist, Kathleen Browne conducts psycho educational and behavioural assessments and provides intervention frameworks and ongoing monitoring of Response to Intervention (RTI) in consultation with & problem solving with stakeholders. Screening for disorders, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder or ADHD and mental health and/or socio/ emotional difficulties includes differential diagnosis via liaison with Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Clinical Psychology (PCC) or CAMHs, primarily with the school age population (4 - 18). She also conducts cognitive and Dyslexia/Dyscalulia assessments with third-level students and the adult population. Adult ASD and ADHD assessment is not included in this practice.

She brings 21 years of teaching and school management and communication industry experience, people skills and counseling methodologies to facilitate individual and group discussions to explore problems and options for resolving concerns. Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is maintained by ongoing research and training. As a mentor for Mary Immaculate College (UL) coaching is conducted with the Third Level Student Cohort and promotes self development, linking theory and practice in child development and education and promotes reflective practice. Mental Health coaching skills are employed in coping with stress, anxiety, panic, being overwhelmed, time - management and learning resilience skills.

Accreditation
Chartered Psychologist of the Psychological Society of Ireland
Experience
Educational Psychology Services
Educational Psychologist
Dates Employed: Sep 2014 – Present
Location: Mayo and South Sligo

Mary Immaculate College, Ireland
Teaching Mentor for students on school placement

Mary Immaculate College,
Dates Employed: Nov 2014 – Present
Location: Mayo, Ireland

Mental Health Coach
Educational Psychology Service
Dates Employed 2018 – Present
Location: Mayo, Ireland

Dyslexia Tutor
Company Name: Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) Part-time
Dates Employed: 2011 – 2017

NEPS
Psychologist in Training

Company Name: NEPS Internship
Dates Employed DEC 2013 – May 2014
Employment Duration: 6 months

Psychologist in Training
Company Name: Western Care Association Internship
Dates Employed: Dec 2010 – May 2011
Employment Duration: 6 months
Location: Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Department of Education and Science,
Assistant Primary Teacher/Acting Principal (Two years)

Department of Education and Science, Full-time
Dates Employed: 1981 – 2003
Employment Duration: 22 yrs

Education
Mary Immaculate College, Ireland
Field Of Study: Masters in Educational Psychology

Kingstown College
Kingstown College
Advanced Diploma in Mental Health Coaching

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
Degree Name: Bachelor of Arts - BA Field Of Study Art & Design

The Open University
Degree Name: Bachelor of Science - B.Sc.
Field Of Study: Psychology, 2003 – 2007

St Patrick's Training College
Degree Name: Bachelor of Education - B.Ed
Field Of Study: English and Education, 1978 – 1981