Mary O'Flaherty

Associate Lecturer

Mary O'FlahertyBSc (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy

Post Grad in Teaching Adults in Further Education

Certificate in Marriage Education


Mary has worked on the PCI Certificate programme, Blended Learning, CPD days for trainee counsellors and Personal Development workshops. Her special interests are in the Theorists, Counselling skills and in the use of creativity in therapy and learning.


She works in the area of student welfare and mental health. She is a teacher of QQI Humanities modules and a champion for the Student Assistance Programme and promotes information on consent workshops.


Mary is involved in supporting students/adults with specific learning difficulties or disabilities in further education. She is involved in promoting a ‘Minding Your Head’ campaign and has written guidance on ‘New Beginnings’ for students moving away to college. Above all Mary looks to inspire others to become their best selves.

Course Venues:   Athlone   |   Belfast   |   Carrick-on-Shannon   |   Cork   |   Dublin   |   Kilkenny   |   Limerick