|Brenda Mallon is a psychotherapist/counsellor,
a creative writing tutor, workshop leader and an author.
Brenda was born in England to Irish parents, she grew up in Manchester
in the melting pot of post war Ardwick. Later she
trained as a teacher and began work with the primary school
children before working in the School Psychological Service.
She trained as a counsellor and in 1980 was one of the first
people to introduce counselling into schools in Britain.
After completing her Masters in Education at Manchester's
Victoria University she began to concentrate on training
teachers working with distressed and distressing children.
| Later she set up her
own psychotherapy practice in Didsbury, Manchester and began her writing
career. She offers one to one work with both adults and children and
specialises in working with bereavement, loss and separation and with
those who have a life-threatening illness.
Brenda Mallon, was on the Board of Directors of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD) and is the vice chair of Manchester Area bereavement Forum, (The Grief Centre). She is also a member of the Society of Authors and the National Association of Writers in Education.
She is married and has three children, three grand children, one dog and two cats.