Dr Aoiffe Kilcommons

Dr Aoiffe Kilcommons

BSc Hons, MPhil., DClinPsych, PG.DipCAT., CPsychol., AFBPsS


23 years of experience
16 years as a specialist


  • Psychotherapy
  • Sports & Exercise Psychology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • British Psychological Society: 083896
  • British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies: 0007780
  • HCPC - Health and care professions council: PYL16491
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    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Wilmslow Hospital

    52 Alderley Road, Wilmslow, United Kingdom, SK9 1NY
    1376 reviews


    Dr Kilcommons is a Chartered and Consultant Clinical Psychologist, accredited Cognitive Analytic Therapist, and accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist.

     Working in the NHS, she specialised in adult mental health and in early-onset psychosis with adolescents & adults. After 15 years NHS service, Dr Kilcommons now works exclusively in private practice. She founded Happiness in Mind practice in 2006 offering effective Clinical Psychology Services and Resilience Training to help people achieve their full potential and lasting happiness and contentment.

    She leads a team of highly skilled Clinical Psychologists offering a range of evidence based psychotherapies to overcome various issues, including stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, low self-esteem, trauma & PTSD, addiction, physical health issues and lots more.

     Dr Kilcommons established the Resilience in Mind Centre following her innovative work with Premier League Football Clubs in 2012/13. She continues to work within the sporting population and outside to help people stay mentally tough under pressure to ensure peak performance and well-being.

     Dr Kilcommons qualified in Psychology from the University of Manchester in 1998, before achieving more qualifications and extensive psychology training. 

     Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    · Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) Psychotherapy

    · Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

    · Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    · Mindfulness Focused Techniques

    · Compassion Focused Therapy 

    · Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

    · Mental Resilience & Performance Training

    · Personal Development/ Growth

    · Stress

    · Depression

    · Anxiety

    · Chronic Pain

    · Trauma/Complex Trauma

    · Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

    · Low self-esteem

    · Addiction

    · Personality /Relationship issues



    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
    • Cognitive Training
    • Counselling
    • Life Coaching
    • Mindfulness Focused Techniques
    • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
    • Personal Development
    • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
    • Trauma
    • Work Performance
    • Work Stress
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    Special interests

    • Anxiety Disorder
    • Chronic Pain
    • Depression
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Stress
    • Trauma/Complex Trauma
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    BSc Hons, MPhil., DClinPsych, PG.DipCAT., CPsychol., AFBPsS

    Registrations and Accreditations

    • HCPC registered and chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist
    • Accredited Cognitive Analytic Therapist
    • Accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist
    • Reiki Master
    • Voice Dialogue Level III Facilitator
    • Emotional Freedom Techniques Level II Practitioner
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