Nuala McKennaProject Manager
Nuala is a qualified social care worker and has been working in this capacity for almost 20 years with children, young people, adults and families. Her areas of professional experience include Preschool Education, Youth residential Care, Health & Fitness Services, Disability Services, Homeless Services for Adults and Families and most recently, with Addiction Recovery Services. Nuala’s academic qualifications include a National Diploma in Health & Fitness from the University of Limerick, CACHE Diploma in Childcare & Education from the UK and she holds an Honours Degree in Social Care from Institute of Technology Carlow
Nuala delivers our Roots of Empathy Programme to Primary Schools and further supports NVR Parenting, Parents Plus Working Things Out and the Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) to substance misuse. She is a Servant Leader trained practitioner, a member of Social Care Ireland and is a strong advocate for ongoing education, training and practice development within all social and community services.
Nuala believes in social justice, human rights and animal welfare. She has a passionate interest in all areas of art and creativity which she uses to support engagement and connection with children, young people, parents, families and groups.
Eoin McNultyProject Worker
Eoin Mc Nulty is a Project Worker that supports young people and parents. Eoin’s previous experience is in the area of social care and youth work, mainly working with at risk/ vulnerable youth in Dublin City. Eoin is currently studying Humanistic Integrative Psychotherapy, and seeing adult clients in this capacity.
Eoin has a vested interest in supporting young people and has a particular interest in using fun and creative therapeutic approaches. With MYP Eoin facilitates a number of these therapeutic intervention programs including: Working Things Out, Theraplay, Real U, Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach, Odyssey- Parenting Your Teen, Mindfulness in Schools .B Program.
Hobbies and interests: In my free time I enjoy outdoor adventure sports like rock climbing and kayaking. I also enjoy Art and Meditation and use these as ways to keep me healthy and happy. I like to share the things I found that are good for me and offer them to the young people I work with.
Jane O’DohertyProject Worker
Jane O’Doherty is a Project Worker and a Marte Meo Therapist and has a keen interest in working with parents to build skills and relationships to support their children. Jane has many years experience working as a Social Care Worker with children, young people and their families, in residential care, aftercare and Family Support. Jane holds an MA in Women, Gender and Society from UCD’s School of Social Justice and a PG Certificate in Adult Education frame. Jane is interested in the transformative power of education and she has taught at all levels from basic literacy, through to Higher Education in a variety of settings.
Marie SheridanProject Worker
Marie Sheridan is a project worker at MYP. Marie has over 11 years’ experience working therapeutically with children and families in the community.
Marie has a degree in social studies and is currently in the second year of her clinical training in Somatic experiencing which works with unresolved trauma held within the body and is aimed at treating trauma and stressor related disorders such as PTSD, anxiety and many more. Alongside Marie’s clinical training she is studying Somatic attachment therapy. Marie is passionate about body-oriented therapy, specialising in the mind and body connection. Marie is also an Accredited Practitioner Coach with the International Authority for Professional Coaching and Mentors (IAPC&M).
Marie delivers the First Friends mother and baby community group and is trained in PEEP Learning together parent and baby program, PEEP Antenatal parent and baby groups, REAL You, BodyRight, TLC Kidz and the NVR Parenting program.
Clare ShineOffice Administrator
Clare is a UCD graduate and worked in Financial Services prior to joining the team at My Project. She has extensive experience of business, finance, strategic planning and office management.
She supports the team and is responsible for office administration, reporting and finance.