Social Prescribing Link Worker
MIACP, Dip in Gestalt Therapy, Post Graduate Diploma, in Gestalt Therapy. Marina joined The Family Centre on a part time basis in November 2022. She works as part of the Flourish team in the Sláinte Care West Mayo Area, covering Achill, Ballycroy, and surrounding areas. Previously she worked as a Gestalt psychotherapist since2006. She was a facilitator on the Eden programme for seven years, working to support and give hope to those who believe life is not worth living. She was awarded Mayo’s Inspirational Woman of the year in 2016. This was to recognise the work she did over many years to support those without a voice, who lived in fear, who were excluded. This is still the work she does today, in a new way, connecting people to supports in their community, combat social isolation, and to promote health and wellbeing.