Core Counselling & Therapy

Our Therapists

Noelle Rooney

MIACAT - Art Therapist | Preferred pronouns: She/Her
Noelle qualified with MA Art Therapy (1st Class Honours) from Crawford College of Art and Design/ (MTU Cork 2020).

Noelle has substantial Art Therapy experience with clients of all ages in numerous settings such as primary and secondary schools, Special Education settings, hospitals, Primary Care, as well as in private practice. Noelle has a lengthy background in teaching which gives her valuable insight into the workings of school environments, their benefits and challenges at varied developmental levels.

Noelle has a keen interest in research and has published work on the efficacy of the use of Art Therapy in schools – Art Therapy and Dramatherapy in the Primary School (2009). Noelle has also carried out in-depth research into bullying among adolescents (2020) as part of her research thesis.

Noelle also believes that liaising closely with parents and guardians is an important part of the therapeutic process when working with children and young people. She takes a relaxed, professional and person-centred approach in sessions. Clients have availability of art materials such as paint, clay, collage and also natural materials including shells, sand and woods are available for use in sessions.

  • Noelle Is a full member of IACAT (Irish Association of Creative Arts Therapists)
  • Fully Abides by IACAT’s Code of Ethics and Practice
  • Has professional indemnity insurance for all work
  • Attends her own individual supervision
  • Has access to consultation on a professional capacity to reflect on all aspects of her clinical work
  • Adheres to Children First Guidelines

MA Art Therapy
MA Child Family and Community Studies
Certificate Therapeutic Play Skills
(085) 101 7562
Core Counselling & Therapy, Strand House, Unit 3, South Strand, Skerries, Co. Dublin, K34 RD74