"The greatest gift I can give is to see, hear, understand, and to touch another person. When this is done I feel contact has been made."
- Virginia Satir
Hi, I'm Aoife!
I am deeply interested in the human condition and understanding individual stories. I have learned and come to understand, that developing an unconditionally loving relationship with yourself is the first step towards having an unconditional and loving relationship with others. I believe that compassion, kindness, care and love are fundamental to creating the safety needed for an individual to begin to explore what may be challenging them.
I work with adults, parents, adolescents, company leaders, single parents, anyone that finds themselves needing a safe space to sit, be heard, and accompanied through the challenges they find themselves repeatedly facing.
I mentor company leaders in various aspects of conscious leadership. I believe that when conscious leadership is present in companies, it is possible to harness and promote the unique strengths of individuals, which in turn makes the company more effective and efficient. Strong relationships within organisations are fundamental to diverse, inclusive, and successful companies. Psychological safety is key to creating this type of organisation, and psychological safety starts in relationship.
I have worked with a variety of organisations including One Family, Ask Direct, Transgender Equality Network Ireland, Dublin YWCA, Waywords Journals, Finn Valley High and more.
My areas of expertise include:
Relationship Mentoring, one to one (for everyone)
Therapeutic Support, one to one
Therapeutic Support for Adolescents
Parent Mentoring, one to one and couples
Parenting Support/Parental Therapy, one to one and group
Mental health/Wellbeing workshops for organisations
Organisational Parenting workshops
Emotional Wellbeing, (for everyone) one to one and groups
Educational Workshops (schools, teachers, parents, students)
“Deep transformational change is never transactional. It is always relational.”
- Aiko Bethea
Parent Mentoring, either on a 1-2-1 basis in individual sessions, or in a group, through a workshop or course, provides parents with a safe space where they can explore their story, and look at the “baggage” they are carrying into their role as a parent.
How you treat yourself will heavily influence how your raise your children. When we learn to have an unconditional loving relationship with ourselves we are in a conscious place to raise our children.
I work with individuals on a 1-2-1 basis creating a safe space for them to explore all aspects of Self. As a Relationship Mentor who is professionally trained and experienced,
I provide an Unconditional, non-judgmental and compassionate safe space to create a strong relationship with my client. This creates the safety for the individual to explore their relationship with self and others.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
— Team Member, YWCA Dublin