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Parent Series

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Our Parent Series aims to promote wellbeing for parents and their families through events and talks about topics that affect families in modern society.

Upcoming Events

Supporting parents in understanding your child's worries

This talk by Dr Sharyn Byrne, Senior Clinical Psychologist, is suitable for parents, guardians and teachers of children of all ages. This is the second time we will host this event and it is highly recommended.

Read more about Dr Sharyn Byrne, Senior Clinical Psychologist

Dr Sharyn Byrne is Senior Clinical Psychologist and she is an attachment, trauma and mental health specialist.

Sharyn works in private practice and she has worked in CAMHS for the last six years. She enjoys early intervention and preventative work with children and families. Most of her work (80%) is with the system around the child e.g. within the family and/ or school. She is trained as an Attachment-based Family Therapist, providing specialist intervention in childhood trauma, and attachment. She has worked predominantly in Adult Mental Health prior to 2012.

This talk will be conducted in a private capacity and it is not being run in association with CAMHS.

The benefits for parents, guardians and teachers of children of all ages:

This talk aims to help parents understand and support a child with anxieties and during the talk Dr Sharyn Byrne will look at:
  • Understanding the human brain
  • Understanding what happens in an anxious brain
  • Using a model to explain the behaviours associated with an anxious brain
  • Experiential learning on how parents can engage with their children when they’re experiencing anxiety/worry.
The talk will be followed by a Q & A session.

Westport Talk


O’Connell’s Pharmacy, Wesport Primary Care Centre, Tubber Hill


Wednesday 17th November at 7pm – 9.30pm including a Q & A session.


Free of Charge – Book early as this event will be booked out.

Covid Digital Certicate Will Be Required on the night.

In line with government guidelines, all attendees must bring their digital certificate to attend the event.

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