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‘Very enjoyable course and has helped me a lot, especially with my own confidence and reaching out to my children in a positive way.'
‘I learned how to listen more, to respect your fellow classmates and not let your anger get the better of you.’
Boy (12)
‘I have learned to think before I say anything when talking to my kids. I am also learning to listen better.’
‘It was very interesting and entertaining, great stories, taught me to think about my choices.’
‘I found the course very useful as Clare distinguished many ways of handling conflict as well as ways of communicating effectively.’
‘We learned how to express our feelings and how to control our anger and stop our fighting.’
Girl (12)
‘The course helped me to listen more and stand back, not to shout, to be a lot calmer.’
‘I learnt not to put myself down. I felt good about myself afterwards’
Girl (14)
'I really enjoyed doing the role-plays and learned how to stand up for myself and my friends'
Teenager (13)
‘What I found most useful was the tools to be able to listen to your child and how important it is to the child.’
‘I gained an understanding of how teenagers think and I am learning to stay calmer and have more patience with my daughter. My eyes were opened to a lot of things I was not aware of.’ Parent

Clare Crowley Collier

M.A, B.A, Adv Dip Psych & Hyp, Dip Psych & Hyp, Dip Child Psychology

I graduated with an Honours Degree and continued with my studies by completing a Masters Degree in Oxford, U.K. Through further education and training I obtained qualifications in Psychotherapy and Child Psychology, with a focus on depression, anger management, bullying, creative arts therapies and family therapy.

I have worked as a teacher in Post Primary Education in both VEC and Secondary Schools, which included work on a behavioural support programme for excluded students. I also worked as a Youth Officer with Foroige, designing and facilitating programmes for young people. For a number of years I have been a keynote speaker on a range of topics affecting teenagers.

I continue to work in private practice and in a number of schools as a therapist and facilitator and for the last number of years have focused on working with families, to include courses for parents of children, pre-teens and teenagers.