In 2011 Nurture was established. Our aim was to create a unique and vibrant nationwide accredited counselling and training support service in Ireland. Irene’s professional background is diverse she comes from a sales and marketing background. She went on to train as a humanistic counsellor and soon developed a passion for women’s mental health issues. Irene is an accredited counsellor with the IACP http://iacp.ie/accredited-membership-iacp
Nurture Health was developed with the main focus being on counselling women struggling with mental health issues in the areas of: Conception, Pregnancy & Childbirth health related issues. Nurture Health currently works with 28 accredited humanistic counsellors.
In Nurture Health we understand that family life can be absolutely shattered when a woman experiences debilitating illnesses such as depression in pregnancy, postnatal depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, IVF disappointment, stillbirths, miscarriages, premature births and neonatal deaths.
In 2015 Irene successfully won Social Entrepreneurs Ireland ‘For Impact’ award this is an extremely prestigious award with significant investment for Irene as an Entrepreneur both financially and professionally. Irene attended SEI’s business programme from 2015- 2018. This programme assisted Irene to understand the implications of developing further management skills as to how to sustain and manage our day to day business in the healthcare sector of Ireland. http://socialentrepreneurs.ie/