Mary was born in Dublin, Ireland and settled later in the US where she trained extensively in behavioural health.
She qualified as a Certified Meyers-Briggs practitioner, a Certified Addiction Professional, and studied DBT at the Marsha Linehan Behavioral Health Institute.
Mary has worked in leading roles within the field of addictions since 2008 as a substance abuse/eating disorder counsellor and coach. She has positively impacted many organisations in the Behavioural Health field. Before coming to Smarmore Castle she held the positions of Director of Training & Development and Manager of the Eating Disorder Track at Destination Hope Inc.
Mary has facilitated custom-built experiential learning programmes for the personal growth and development of individuals, teams and organisations with corporate clients.