Arran is a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and Gottman Method Level 3 Trained Couples Therapist, Positive Psychology Practitioner and Mindfulness instructor. He is a graduate member of the Psychological Society of Ireland and founder of the Irish Positive Psychology Association. Arran’s experience in psychology extends across ages and fields, He studied Developmental Psychology and Education in Mumbai, graduating with a Dip from AMI. Influenced by this experience with preschool-aged children and parents he moved into therapeutic psychology, where he worked with those experiencing psychosis, managing a national mental health helpline for those affected.
Arran graduated from University College Dublin with a BA Hons in Psychology then completed postgraduate training in Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapy before pursuing a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology and Levels 1, 2, and 3 in Gottman Method Couples Therapy. He then established a Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy and Couples Therapy private practice in Dublin before joining the Imagine Health team in 2008 as a Senior Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. He regularly runs group Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, group Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy and group Positive Psychology programs in Dublin. Arran has extensive experience using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to assist in improving the lives of children and adults experiencing trauma, low mood, and anxieties. He does this in collaboration with clients by identifying, examining and changing beliefs, patterns of thoughts and reactions that are no longer useful and have become problematic.
Arran’s clinical hours are Monday- Friday 10am-4pm