Sile supports individuals, teams and organisations in getting clear, focusing effectively and moving forward. Sile believes in developing capacity through incorporating multiple perspectives using participatory, emergent and integrative approaches.
Sile specialises in combining individual and systemic perspectives to support personal growth and organisational development in a way that makes a difference and is sustainable. Using fierce conversations, compassionate accountability and aligned action as principles of her practice.
Sile's formal education includes a HDip in Coaching Psychology from University College Cork and qualifications in leadership, participatory management and professional supervision. Sile is currently adding to her portfolio with a MSc in Personal and Management Coaching from UCC. Sile is also a member of The Association of Coaching Ireland, an associate member of the Psychological Society of Ireland and a test user with The British Psychological Society.
Sile writes for a number of local and international publications and contributes to discussions in the media in relation to the role of the self in life, work and relationships.
Sile has been working with businesses and thought leaders since 2008 across a number of sectors both nationally and internationally with clients in the USA, UK and Europe. She is experienced in supporting leadership development, values & behavioural alignment, organisational development, performance and supporting individualised solutions to barriers that impact peoples well-being and performance. Sile is passionate and experienced in designing, training, supervising and facilitating programs for charities and private organisations.
Sile has extensive experience within community settings which has involved working with a variety of clients and organisations. She places a high value in on going personal therapy and coaching, as well as professional development and supervision in her practice as a coach and people practitioner. She loves to travel and explore cultures, she is an aunt, a coffee lover and enjoys being creative whether that is writing poetry, painting or cooking. Sile's practices fierce conversations, compassionate accountability and aligned action, in her life and with her work.
Positive Workplaces & Anti Bullying - HSE
Thinking profoundly about OD
Strategic Fundraising - UCC
Professional supervision for helping professionals - LCI
Participatory community & organisational management QQI6
Community Leadership QQI6
Social anxiety disorder group facilitation - MyMind
Understanding Self harm - HSE
Mental Health Well-being Training - HSE
Child Sexual Exploitation Prevention Training - ACTS HSE
Mindfulness & CBT training - Mindfulness Ireland
Safe Talk & ASIST (Alert Suicide Intervention Training Skills) - HSE
Relationships explored and life uncovered facilitation training - Foroige
Ayurveda and Wellness Practices - India
Empathy into Action Youth Engagement Training- Creativity & Change program with Crawford college of Art & Design)
Empowered Relationships - Maria Lopez
Exploring My Way - Family Recovery Facilitation Training - Shine
Community and Voluntary Roles
Alternatives to Violence Project | 2019 – present
Participating and training in alternatives to violence facilitation with prisoners detained in Irish prison service.
StepOut Ireland | 2017 – present
Co-Facilitator for social anxiety positive steps group.
Worked directly with the founder to support areas of operational development.
Fellowship House | 2015- 2017
One on one personal coaching for men in recovery from addiction as part of her Coaching Psychology Hdip hours and research.
CDYS Midleton | 2011 - 2017
Facilitated Sexual Education with boys 15-17 years old
Facilitated a skills-based workshop for at risk youths
Facilitated a meditation group for youths