NEIL O’ GRADY
NEIL O’ GRADY holds a BSc. (Hons) in Osteopathic Medicine and is registered with the Osteopathic Council of Ireland (OCI). Neil also holds qualifications in Physical Therapy, Orthopaedic Dry Needling, Craniosacral Therapy and Strength and Conditioning. An extensive background in sport and a 16-year career as an army officer including service in the Army Ranger Wing give Neil unique first-hand experience and understanding of injury.
Sports Injury Therapist
JIMMY SULLIVAN is a Sports Injury Therapist with 25 years of hands on experience. He works closely with Neil offering hands on treatment to complement osteopathic assessment and manipulation and enables continuity for those who require ongoing treatment. Jimmy’s skills include deep tissue massage and dry needling. He has also worked as a personal trainer and has specialised in spinning and pilates, giving him a broader understanding of the needs of his clients.
Orthopaedic Sports Therapist
NICOLA DOHERTY is a qualified Orthopaedic Sports Therapist and is currently studying for an Osteopathic Degree in the Irish College of Osteopathic Medicine (ICOM). Nicola’s other qualifications include: Deep Tissue Massage, Therapeutic Sports Massage, Dry Needling and Adult Osteopathic Craniosacral Therapy. Nicola spent 6 years in the Defence Forces and has a huge interest in sport, from playing inter-county GAA, competitive cycling, and running giving her a broader understanding of the needs of her clients.
Sheila Kelleher is a fully accredited Psychotherapist (MIACP). She received her BA in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the CIT in 2015. Sheila is also a qualified Art Therapist, having received her MA in Art Therapy from CCAD in 2012. Her approach is very much client centred and she provides a warm safe therapeutic space with which to explore a variety of issues. She has worked with clients in a variety of clinical settings as well as in her own private practice. Sheila regularly attends continuous professional development (CPD) training in order to provide the best possible care for her clients.
JUDY O GRADY
Life and Performance Coach
JUDY O GRADY MEd, MSc, BE, EMCC Dip, ITEC Dip, Capt Rtd. is a fully registered coach with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) having received a distinction in her Coaching Diploma.
Judy initially qualified as a Civil Engineer in UCC where she was awarded the title ‘College Scholar’ for her academic performance. She then worked as a civil engineer at consultancy level for three years, prior to joining the Defence Forces where she served as an officer in The Corps of Engineers. She served a total of thirteen years in the army where she held leadership positions as both platoon commander and company commander at home and in dangerous overseas deployments. Whilst in the Defence Forces, Judy became a Chartered Engineer and completed a MSc. in Fire Safety Engineering with Distinction from University of Ulster along with receiving the University award for ‘Dissertation of the Year’.
In the last decade she qualified with a Masters in Education becoming a Maths, Applied Maths, Physics and Graphics teacher with Hibernia College. On completion of this Masters she was awarded ‘Student of the Year’ and ‘Dissertation of the Year’ by the College. In addition to her teaching roles she now holds an Assistant Principal position in a post primary school in Cork City.
She also has additional qualifications in Mindfulness, Reiki and Personal Training.
Judy has broad and extensive life experience from which to draw upon in her work as a coach.