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  • About Us - Private Practice

    Dr. John Doody & Linda Doody - Chartered Psychologists. We offer a range of psychological services for children and adults in a calm and relaxed environment, Read More
  • Psychological Assessments

    We conduct psychological and psycho-educational assessments (our reports are recognised by the Dept. of Education, HSE, CAMHS etc.). Such assessments involve collecting Read More
  • Asperger's Syndrome

    We carry out diagostic assessments for Asperger's Syndrome/High Functioning Autism (our reports are recognised by the Dept. of Education & Skills, HSE, Read More
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy / Counselling

    We provide Cognitive-Behavioural-based therapy (CBT)/counselling for children and adults. CBT is an evidence-based psycho-therapeutic method and has been shown to be effective for treating Read More
  • Dyslexia

    We carry out diagnostic assessments for Dyslexia (our reports are recognised by the Dept. of Education & Skills, HSE, CAMHS etc.). Dyslexia, Read More
  • Behavioural Difficulties

    We carry out assessments for Behavioural Difficulties (our reports are recognised by the Dept. of Education & Skills, HSE, CAMHS etc.). Research Read More
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Giftedness is a term used to describe exceptionally high intelligence or an exceptional ability in a particular area (e.g., languages, maths, science, music).

Intellectually gifted people fall within the top two percent of the population in terms of their overall level of intelligence, or some area of intelligence (as measured by standardised IQ tests). They typically learn quickly when interested, have great intellectual curiosity and often possess excellent general knowledge and reasoning skills. Unfortunately such abilities may go unrecognised in some gifted people and they may never reach, or come close to reaching their full potential.

Studies show that school can be challenging for some gifted children; they may not "fit in" and find themselves socially isolated. Some may lack the motivation to learn due to disinterest in the topic(s)/subject(s) and may continue to underachieve. A psycho-educational assessment can often be the first step to helping gifted under-achievers reach their full potential. 

Our Services

  • Psychological Assessments +

    We conduct psychological and psycho-educational assessments (our reports are recognised by the Dept. of Education, HSE, CAMHS etc.). Such assessments Read More
  • Positive Parenting +

    Positive Parenting Seminars and One-to-One Sessions  We run postive parenting courses/seminars. We also meet parents on a one-to-one basis to discuss Read More
  • Interventions - Information & Training for Parents +

    We provide information about evidence-based interventions for Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dyscalculia etc.), Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, Behavioural Difficulties, Giftedness etc. and Read More
  • Giftedness +

    Giftedness is a term used to describe exceptionally high intelligence or an exceptional ability in a particular area (e.g., languages, maths, Read More
  • General Learning Disability +

    We carry out assessments for General Learning Disability (our reports are recognised by the Dept. of Education & Skills, HSE, Read More
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