Elaine Garrigan

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M.Sc in Health Psychology; Certificates in CBT and Mindfulness

 

Elaine has a BA (Hons) in Psychology and an MSc in Health Psychology through the University of Ulster. She is also qualified in CBT and Mindfulness therapies. Elaine provides an holistic and psychological approach to weight management and health behaviour change, identifying the psychological blocks to losing weight. She also helps clients work on adapting healthy coping tools, managing food behaviours and education on healthy eating and weight loss nutrition.
Elaine also works with clients to change lifestyle issues for chronic weight problems. Lifestyle issues such as losing weight and managing stress can be extremely effective in lowering cholesterol and controlling blood/ glucose levels, with high levels of stress associated with a range a illness including cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes. Elaine aims to work on reducing stress by combining Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, improving self esteem and healthy eating. Elaine also provides psychological therapy for depression and improving self esteem.
Elaine is a member of the PSI (Psychological Society of Ireland) and the PSI Division of Health Psychology.