Expert by Experience on Eating Disorders | Qualified Coach | Experienced Mentor
Deirdre Reddan brings a unique blend of personal experience and professional expertise to her role as an advocate for eating disorder awareness and education. With over 20 years of leadership experience in a large financial services organization, Deirdre made a career transition to focus on her passion for supporting individuals affected by eating disorders.
As an expert by experience, Deirdre offers valuable insights into the challenges and complexities of living with an eating disorder. Her journey has inspired her to retrain as a coach, obtaining a Master Practitioner qualification in eating disorders accredited by the British Psychological Society.
In addition to her coaching qualifications, Deirdre is an Associate Instructor with Youth Mental Health First Aid Ireland, where she contributes to mental health education and support initiatives. She is also a proud member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, reflecting her commitment to professional development and excellence in her field.
Deirdre is deeply passionate about raising awareness and understanding of disordered eating and eating disorders. She has facilitated numerous workshops and webinars for diverse audiences, including sporting organizations, large commercial entities, and healthcare professionals.
Deirdre holds an Advanced Diploma in Coaching and a Diploma in Eating Disorders, both approved by the British Psychological Society. With her extensive experience, compassionate approach, and dedication to advocacy, Deirdre continues to make meaningful contributions to the field of eating disorder support and mental health education.