Founder / Director

Mr John Crimmins

Mr John Crimmins is a Trinity College trained Psychotherapist. John has been working as a professional therapist for over 20 years and has specialised in the area of Eating Disorders since 1999. He founded the Kildare Street Clinic with Dr Anne Leader (Consultant Psychiatrist) in response to the ever growing need for a comprehensive outpatient treatment approach to the very complex condition of Eating Disorders. He has trained with the Eating Disorder unit at the Maudsley Hospital. John employs a Humanistic, Cognitive Behavioural and Motivational Therapeutic approach in his work with clients. He is a strong advocate of the promotion of effective treatment protocols, research, greater understanding, early intervention, Individualised therapy, support for parents and carers, training for carers and parents, Education, international alliances, greater public awareness, reducing stigma and most of all the belief that people can make a complete recovery from Eating Disorders given the right Therapeutic environment in which to thrive. He is also Founder and Director of ATI Psychology Institute.

Senior Therapist

Lorraine Devoy

Lorraine Devoy, (Dip Addiction Studies, PG Dip Counselling and Psychotherapy). Lorraine has specialised in the treatment of Eating Disorders since 2002. She employs a Cognitive Behavioural and Motivational Therapeutic approach in her work with clients. She has completed specialist training with the Maudsley Hospital Eating Disorder Unit, London. Lorraine is also Academic Coordinator for the Counselling and Psychotherapy and Addiction Counselling programmes at ATI Psychology Institute. Lorraine has worked in the past for Bodywhys, Rhuhama Outreach and ACCORD.