Dr Battiss is registered as a Chartered Psychologist with The Psychological Society of Ireland offering counselling and clinical supervision services in private practice in Co. Galway, Ireland.
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.
Previously 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 had a counselling and 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, particularly in financial investing, trading as well as property investing. She has a certificate in derivative trading from the New York Institute of Finance.
International Affiliate Member of The American Psychological Association