Linda Allen is a therapist with a comprehensive skill set, having worked in the area personal development and adult education with the ETB (Education Training Board) for over 10 years. She has supported adults in building confidence, resilience and self-awareness. She has also worked in Child Protection for Tusla (Child and Family Agency) supporting children in the Care of the State. Currently Linda presents stress-resilience training to staff at Tusla with her partner Derek.
Integrated in her work is her training in the field of energy medicine having studied Reiki, Polarity Therapy, Transforming Cellular Memory and Massage. Coupled with training in psychology and frontline Counselling, this broad wealth of knowledge and experience and working with people in many diverse situations and environments enables Linda to come from a person centred-needs based perspective. A natural empathiser and intuitive counsellor with great compassion and a capacity to hear what is been said beneath the words culminates in a powerful healing possibility in working with Linda.
“My sustained passion for personal development and personal empowerment has supported my diverse work in the areas of child protection, adult education, group facilitation and one-to-one sessions over the past years. It has been the foundational structure on how I have replenished my spirit in the face of adversity”
Linda has been interviewed on both national and local radio and TV and is an authentic and inspiring speaker. To find out more and follow upcoming workshops and events visit Linda's Facebook page here.
Linda has a natural capacity to hold space in a non-judgmental way, supporting and allowing healing for people with all kinds of issues. This feeling of safety encourages a release where issues including anxiety, stress related problems, overwhelm and grief can be processed and let go. Where appropriate Linda also offers coping techniques and strategies and tools which empower people to re-gain a sense of power and confidence in their ability to manage the demands their life puts on them. Having worked as a personal development tutor for years Linda has not only a wealth of experience working with people both with groups and on a an individual level but a comprehensive skill set. Coupled with a passionate interest in helping people feel better about themselves this results in a dedicated and personal approach. Find out more here
Our mind, body, emotions and energy field hold information that affects and informs our lives and our responses to events. When we are in balance we flourish and feel good. However, the stresses and strains of life impact on us along with the beliefs we hold about ourselves and can manifest in our mind and body as dis-comfort or dis-ease. Feelings of depression, anxiety, sleep problems, physical and emotional issues, chronic pain or ailments can begin to manifest in our lives. Energy work, re-aligning the natural flow, re-balances and re-establishes equilibrium on all levels and this benefits and enhances our general feeling of well being. Find out more here.
An experienced Celebrant, Linda has the ability to connect, bring calmness and spirituality to her Celebrant work. With respect to all faiths and a passionate belief in the value of celebration, such as weddings, baby naming ceremonies, and even funerals, Linda will add the most personal touch to your ceremony...read more.
Linda and her partner Derek run stress Resilience Clinics for employees with Tusla. The aim is to assist staff to understand the importance and value of looking after their mental health. This model is designed to deliver techniques which support people in accessing their resourcefulness and sharing skills and strategies that help identify stress triggers and change unhelpful responses. While the focus is on the workplace these skills can be applied to home and life in general.
Linda and Derek also deal with individuals and groups on a very deep and personal level both as a couple and individually. They’re both committed and passionate about this work. If you would like to find out more or to book a session ..find out more here.
An inspiring and uplifting speaker Linda Allen shares her experience and wisdom on living with the aftermath of her teenage son’s death by suicide. Her message brings to life the possibility of finding solace and hope in difficult circumstances, turning adversity into positivity and choosing to live fully in the face of tragedy. Linda speaks primarily on
1. Resilience & Personal Empowerment
No matter what is going on in our lives we can choose to work with it and turn it around for ourselves. Linda demonstrates how can we take charge and move from overwhelm into resourcefulness. Sharing insight along with practical tips on how to manage ourselves in the stressful times we live in.
2. Well being
Linda shares helpful and effective strategies to support accessing our resourcefulness along with techniques for changing internal mental processes that create stress. Linda ’s natural and relaxed style combined with an honest and integrity enhance her effective communication.
Many of us are trying to live up to some ideal of how life should be especially nowadays with so many lifestyles to aspire to and people to compare ourselves with. This leaves us with a feeling that we are not good enough. How could we turn this around and reconnect with a deeper sense of purpose and meaning bringing ease and happiness to our lives?
What if you had an innate sense of your intrinsic value and worth? How would that affect how you think? How you feel? How you behave towards yourself and others? Join Linda Allen at her next date and venue or call Linda arrange for her to speak to a group you know would benefit from hearing her message. See @lindaallenhealing
Linda regularly facilitates stress resilience and mindfulness clinics for community groups, government funded agencies and also works with individuals to bring about personal empowerment. These are designed based on the needs of a group and run as 4-6 week programmes or shorter once off sessions (1-2 hours) depending on the requirements. Linda currently runs a weekly session in the Fairgreen Clinic, Naas and half day workshops in the beautiful Hunting brook Gardens, Lamb Hill Blessington. Check @lindaallenhealing or call 086 6372746.
Linda has published numerous columns on mindfulness and stress resilience and and has been interviewed on Radio and TV.
Linda has recently published her first book 'See you in two minutes Ma!' which was a born out the tragic death of her teenage son by suicide. This is both an inspiring and uplifting account of renewal and restoration after tragedy. The book and an interview with Linda will also be featured on RTE's Nationwide show on Jan 31st 2018. Read more here...
"Linda has written straight from the heart, her language is beautifully descriptive and the narrative so easy to follow and its hard to leave it down. I knew Linda's strength before last night but I am still bowled over today by her great Presence of mind to be able to pen the details of devastation and survival on the great wave of gratitude from her earthly and heavenly support. Congratulations again to Linda, blessed are the clients that will come to you"…. Anna Nagle
"A truly inspiring lady. July’s book club choice is 'See you in Two Minutes Ma'. This is a mother's journey in the aftermath of her 15 year old son's suicide. She brings a message of hope, light and courage." (courtesy of The Creative Flow and Dundalk FM)
Find out more about Linda's book - read more here...
"Linda has written straight from the heart, her language is beautifully descriptive and the narrative so easy to follow and its hard to leave it down. I knew Linda's strength before last night but I am still bowled over today by her great Presence of mind to be able to pen the details of devastation and survival on the great wave of gratitude from her earthly and heavenly support.
Congratulations again to Linda, blessed are the clients that will come to you"…. Anna Nagle
"An truly inspiring lady. July’s book club choice is 'See you in Two Minutes Ma'. This is a mother's journey in the aftermath of her 15 year old son's suicide. She brings a message of hope, light and courage. (courtesy of The Creative Flow and Dundalk FM
Find out more about Linda's book "See you in two minutes ma!" read more here...