Court Advocate since 2016

BA (Hons) in Social Care, PG Dip in Play Therapy, MSc in Systemic Psychotherapy

Deborah Nolan is our Advocate for the West of Ireland. She has over fifteen years’ experience working in Child Protection - including four years of managing a family assessment team in a residential-based family assessment unit.

Deborah has extensive experience in child protection decision-making, child care applications and care placements - all while working with families from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds.

Deborah currently provides Family Therapy and Play Therapy services to such statutory bodies as TuslaCAHMS, and the Brothers of Charity. She also provides these services directly to families, through her private practice, Healing Roots. As well as this, Deborah delivers professional training services to therapists, social work and social care teams, teachers, and parents.