Kristin has obtained her doctorate in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, 2017. She has recently completed her MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy at the Irish College of Humanities and Applied Sciences (ICHAS) in Limerick. Kristin is a Graduate Member of the Psychological Society of Ireland as well as a pre-accredited member of the Association for Professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists in Ireland. Kristin has also completed a postgraduate diploma in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (City Colleges, Dublin) and relevant certificates in Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Informed Practice, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Ecotherapy.
Kristin has 6 years experience working in the Workplace Wellbeing sector, providing psychoeducation to corporate professionals and leadership teams. In particular, she has worked with Zevo Health and Concentrix limited to design and deliver tailored programs to support employees mental wellbeing, including Mental Health Championship and Psychological First Aid for teams that are at high risk for prolonged periods of distress. She is currently partnering with the University of Pennsylvania to understand the impact on Primal World Beliefs on social media content moderators and employees experiencing secondary stress. Apart from lecturing with St. Nicholas, in the past she has lectured for the University of Canterbury (2013-2017) and with the Irish Colleges of Humanities and Applied Studies on both of their Psychology and Psychotherapy programmes since 2020 part time.