Coming from an educational background Brid is a qualified Psychotherapist and Counselling Supervisor with a special interest in bereavement and loss. She holds a Masters in Bereavement Studies from RCSI Dublin and a Postgraduate Certificate in Childhood Bereavement from St. Christopher’s Hospice London.
Brid is presently working in the south east with families and children experiencing loss through bereavement illness and separation. She is a contributor to the Irish Hospice Foundation’ s workshop series and is Co-ordinator of their Professional Certificate in Children and Loss.
Brid is presently the Chair of the Advisory Committee of the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network and a member of the Steering Committee of the Family Bereavement Network of Europe. She has provided information talks throughout Ireland on grief and loss and has worked with many parents, families and children who are grieving the loss of their child, parent or sibling.