Julie Coogan, founder & manager of Tree Of Life Centre, is passionate about all areas of the Holistic approach to health. She holds qualifications in Social Science & Holistic therapies, Anatomy & Physiology & also an Honours BA in counselling & psychotherapy, post graduate studies in neuroscience and body centred Psychotherapy. Julie is also a certified yoga teacher.
Julie set up Tree Of Life in 2006 with a vision to create a centre of Excellence to support the diverse and expanding area of Holistic health for wellbeing. She fully understands how important it is that we take care of ourselves while juggling the varied demands on our time & personal resources. She sincerely advocates how the many branches of Holistic Therapies can enrich & empower us. Together with the Tree of Life team of gifted professional therapists, Julie is dedicated to the pursuit of only the highest standards of ethical practice and care in Complementary therapies.
As well as running the centre Julie also has a private Counselling & Psychotherapy practice in Tree of Life. Her experience spans accross a wide range of presenting concerns, in particular anxiety management and recovery.
In 2013, Julie underwent a Yoga teacher training and also delivers Vinyasa Yoga classes at Tree of Life, with a specific focus on individual attention and correct body allignment.
Reflexology, Massage Therapies, Mum-to-Be Specialist and Holistic Beauty therapist.
Tatiana holds Diplomas in Reflexology, Swedish, Holistic and Indian Head Massage as well as diploma in Beauty Therapy.
Over the last 12 years, she has gained extensive experience and knowledge working with holistic therapies. As a former nurse, Tatiana brings a gentle authenticity to her work as well as an immense amount of invaluable wisdom in caring for people through touch. Tatiana follows a work ethic in which she sees her touch coming from a heartfelt place, providing care and tenderness in her treatments. We receive consistent positive feedback from Tatiana's clients who advocate her as a truly gifted therapist. We are dlighted to have Tatiana at Tree of Life as an essential member of our wellness team.
'My background in nursing has further added to my attentiveness to the needs of my clients. The feedback I receive from clients who have seen noticeable results uplifts me and encourages me even more to give people this sense of relaxation and calmess' Tatiana
Fully registered with the National Reflexologists Institute (NRRI) and the Irish Massage Therapists Association (IMTA)
Acupuncture, Specialist in Women's health
Sheila is a graduate of the Acupuncture Foundation of Ireland who is affiliated with the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, which is a World health organisation officially accredited body.Sheila brings a beautiful authenticity to her work by living the values that she espouses. She places a huge emphasis on nutrition and lifestyle and all treatments include consultation with advice.
Sheila is offering acupuncture, specialising in Womens Health and the treatment of Acupuncture for help with fertility, endometreosis, menopause, PCOS, PMS and general promotion of female wellbeing.She is currently undertaking a degree in Nutrition and Functional medicine with the Institute of Health Sciences in Dublin, a postgraduate course in TCM Gynaecology and obstetric lectured by Dr Trevor Wing, and Visceral manipulation courses run by the Barrel institute in Dublin.
Her training and work with clients has given her a wealth of experience dealing with a wide range of both common and unusual illnesses, which has allowed her to gain a greater understanding of what her clients are experiencing and how it can effect them on both on a physical and emotional level. As every person is individual sheila draws on both her knowledge and experience to create a holistic, person centred experience, by using acupuncture together with holistic therapies, nutrition and lifestyle advise, with the aim to bring balance back to the body and mind.
BA (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy Member IACP
Marie graduated from Dublin Business School in 2011 with an honours degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy. In continuing her professional development she has participated in workshops on Mindfulness, Addiction, Suicide Prevention and Self Harm. Marie works collaboratively with clients using an integrative approach. She is experienced in working with a wide range of issues and has a particular interest in the area of Addiction, Self-Harm and Suicide Prevention. Marie has a warm, non judgemental approach and is adept in creating essential rapport and trust with her clients.
Marie offers one to one counselling and psychotherapy sessions by appointment in Tree of Life
Group facilitator of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
M.sc., MBI (Mindfulness-Based Interventions), H. Dip. Leadership and Executive Coaching, Adv. ACT MBI. B.A. (Hons).
Annmargaret specialises in Mindfulness Based Interventions (MBI) and Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT), which is a positive psychology methodology that helps people be more present, discover what matters to them and get unstuck in their lives. Annmargaret facilitates various Mindfulness trainings including Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) across a variety of contexts including organisational, clinical, educational, community and private practice and specialises in delivering MBSR in a group setting at Tree of Life.
With a background in HR and Training Education, she has a keen interest in working in corporate environments, using Mindfulness-based approaches to reduce stress and anxiety and increase creativity, innovation and productivity in the work place. She can see a clear link between cultivating Mindfulness and supporting mental health and well-being. Annmargaret works with an eclectic mix of clients including government bodies, health services, educational bodies, Irish-owned and multinational organisations, alongside a robust private practice.
Sports Massage, Fitness and Triathlon Coaching.
As a Sports Massage Practitioner, Fitness Coach and Triathlon Coach Brian has several years of experience in working with individuals and professionals on an extensive array of injuries. His wide range qualifications include Anatomy & Physiology, Sports Massage /Injuries, Kinesio Taping, Strength & Conditioning and Fitness Coaching. Brian has proven results in providing pre & post event treatments to prepare your muscles and improve flexibility before the event or reduce your recovery time with a treatment afterwards. He also offers homecare advice such as exercises and nutritional advice for maintaining your optimum performance and overall wellbeing.
Registered IMTA therpaist
Orla Mc Loughlin
Nutrition Practitioner | MSc, Dip NT, mNTOI, CNHC
Orla is a registered Nutrition Practitioner with a passion for helping people achieve their health goals as they relate to diet and nutrition. She offers one-to-one highly current and informed nutritional consultations to empower you to make life-changing food choices through personalised nutrition programmes.
For anyone looking to have more energy, have clearer skin, sleep better, feel happier, improve digestion and get their zest for life back then contact Nutrition Practitioner Orla Mc Laughlin to find out why you constantly feel tired and what foods YOU need to eat to suit your body at this time. Your health is your wealth so now’s the time to invest in it.
Acupuncture and Craniosacral Therapy
Martina is a registered General and Paediatric trained nurse .It was during her years of nursing patients that she recognised that stress and the emotions can be contributory factors in many diseases.
She trained in Reflexology, Swedish Massage, Indian head Massage, Reiki and Acupuncture. She studied Acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Ireland and continued her studies in the 2nd Affilitated in Nanjing China under the guidance of Dr Han Gu. Martina has completed a course in Abdominal and Cosmetic Acupuncture.
Martina is also a qualified Craniosacral Therapist with the Upledger Institute.
Martina adapts her treatments to the clients needs and may combine treatments if deemed necessary.
Aideen Biggins – B.A. (Hon). Deg. Psych., – National University Ireland.
I am a professional accredited life Coach, with over 22 years’ experience in coaching, mentoring, education and development. My success is underpinned by a wide skill-set honed through years of guiding and working with people from all walks in life. As an exceptional communicator, with a unique insight in to the individual on both personal and vocational levels, I have an ability to effectively engage with clients, quickly building safe and trusting relationships which facilitate heightened client self-awareness and an understanding of the impact of behaviours, words and actions on oneself and on others. These skills complement my calm, compassionate and empathetic approach as I empower people to embrace change and to believe in their capability to achieve their true potential across the lifespan, even in the face of obstacles.