About Dr Battiss

Dr Battiss is a registered Chartered Counselling Psychologist with the Psychological Society of Ireland offering counselling, psychometric assessments and clinical supervision services in private practice in Co. Galway, Ireland. Her qualifications in counselling psychology have been verified by the Department of Health and Children.

She holds a doctorate in Psychology and a master’s degree in Counselling Psychology (Cum Laude), both obtained from the University of Johannesburg.

Additionally, she obtained qualifications in Neuropsychology, Ego-State Therapy, Medical Hypno-analysis and Traditional Hypnosis.

She practiced as a Counselling Psychologist in private practice in Johannesburg from 1998 to 2007. She specialized in hypnotherapy and cognitive behaviour therapy with adolescents and adults in treating conditions including anxiety, depression, bereavement, trauma, as well as assisting clients with medical conditions. Psychometric assessments included neuropsychological, personality, and career evaluations.

She managed a psychological coaching practice in Johannesburg from 2011 until August 2021 before relocating to Ireland.

In addition to counselling and psychology, she has an interest in finance and has a certificate in derivative trading from the New York Institute of Finance.


Chartered Counselling Psychologist with The Psychological Society of Ireland

International Affiliate Member of the American Psychological Association (APA)

Member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN)

Member of the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance (CADDRA)

Licensed QbCheck user (for ADHD assessments)