Our Team

Meet the members of our dedicated multidisciplinary team

  • We specialise in implementing Diagnostic Assessments in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorder and /or Developmental Delay, Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy. Our clinicians are all of Senior Level and they comprise of Early Years Educators, Senior Speech and Language Therapists, Senior Occupational Therapists, Senior Educational/Clinical Psychologists, Assistant Psychologists and Board-Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBA).
Catherine Dwyer

Catherine Dwyer (CNEAP Practice Director, Early Years Practitioner)

Personal Experience & Biography Catherine Dwyer is proud to be director at the Childrens Natural Environment Assessment…
Catherine Noone-Usher

Catherine Noone-Usher (CNEAP Practice Director, Senior BCBA)

Personal Experience & Biography Catherine Noone-Usher is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst with 10 year’s experience working…
Jacqueline Braddish

Jacqueline Braddish (Parent Liaison Support Officer)

Jackie has been helping parents of newly diagnosed children over the years, offering advice, support and a.
Rachael Dwyer

Rachael Dwyer (Practice Coordinator)

Rachael is Practice Co-ordinator at the Childrens Natural Environment Assessment Practice. Rachael was involved in the starting.
Kate Dwyer

Kate Dwyer (Office Administrator)

Kate is an Office Administrator in the Childrens Natural Environment Assessment Practice (CNEAP) and is very committed.

Síle Reynolds O’Brien (Senior Occupational Therapist)

Síle Reynolds O’Brien is a paediatric occupational therapist with over 20 years experience in this field.
Sinead Coughlan

Sinéad Coughlan (Senior Speech and Language Therapist)

Sinéad Coughlan is a highly experienced Senior Speech and Language Therapist with over 15 years’ experience.
Dr. Francesco Saverio Balzano

Dr. Francesco Saverio Balzano (Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist)

Dr. Francesco Balzano is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist currently working for HSE in the assessment.
Hugo Valente

Hugo Valente (Senior Clinical & Counselling Psychologist)

Hugo is a Senior Clinical and Counselling Psychologist. He is a Chartered Psychologist with the Portuguese Statutory.

Dr. Saoirse Mac Cárthaigh (Educational and Child Psychologist)

Saoirse is an educational and child psychologist and member of the Psychological Society of Ireland. In 2018,.
Alison Merrick Clinical Psychologist

Alison Merrick (Clinical Psychologist)

Alison Merrick, B.A (Hons), MSc, D. Clin Psych, is a Clinical Psychologist who obtained her PhD in.