Aoife is a mother of three children, an accredited parent and life coach, and founder of Parent Support. Aoife facilitates parenting talks in crèches, schools and in a variety of organisations in the community, as well as providing one-to-one consultations for parents. Aoife is also an expert provider for Irish Life Health's corporate customer wellness programme. In 2019, she won an award for ‘Best in Education’ at The Family Friendly Ireland Awards.
Aoife offers parents easy-to-learn skills and a variety of parenting tools that she knows are effective and practical, which can help the parent build a calmer and happier home. The logical techniques and foundations for discipline offer the parent basics for creating their own unique parenting style. Aoife’s practical and non-judgemental approach has proven very effective for both parents and their families.
Aoife previously worked for over 12 years with the Health Service Executive as part of an Early Intervention team and Social Work team supporting families with the many challenges of parenting; working both one-to-one in the family home as well as facilitating parenting groups. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Diploma in Applied Social Studies from The Institute of Technology, Sligo. Aoife also holds a Diploma in Parent Coaching and a Fetac Level 6 Certificate in Train the Trainer.
Aoife appears regularly on Virgin Media’s Weekend AM show as well as TodayFM’s Dermot & Dave show, contributing to The Irish Times, Irish Independent, Stellar & Irish Tatler magazine and a variety of parenting magazines.