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About Lorraine & Anam Saor
Lorraine O’ Hanlon is the founder and manager of Anam Saor Therapy and Parent Support Centre in Listowel, Co. Kerry. Lorraine has been providing therapeutic support to children and their parents for the past 10 years.
Along with running Anam Saor day to day, Lorraine works as a Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist at the CARI foundation in Limerick, an organisation that provides therapy and support to children and their families who have been affected by child sexual abuse.
Lorraine features on Radio Kerry monthly and offers parenting advice to listeners of Deirdre Walsh’s show Talkabout. You can listen to her talking to Deirdre here.
Our Support Services
Lorraine provides support to children and adolescents experiencing a wide range of emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Play Therapy provides a way for children to express their experiences and feelings through a natural, self-guided, self-healing process.
Are you a parent who is worried about your child or young adults behaviour or mental health?
Lorraine facilitates workshops in schools, family resource centre’s and with other organisations.
Lorraine provides mental health services to children and adolescents in the school setting.
Lorraine is available to give talks about Child therapy in group settings such as Local ICA Groups, Mum and Toddler Groups or Parents & Teacher Associations.
Are you or your child suffering from any of these issues?
These issues can be explored with us in the safety of the therapeutic relationship
From The Blog
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