Ber has over 30 years experience working with children firstly as founder and director of Sonas Montessori School in Mullingar and now as an experienced Play Therapist, Parent Mentor and Practitioner in Sensory Attachment Intervention. She holds a BA in Humanities (Psychology) and a Level 9 Post Grad Cert in Teaching, Learning and Research at 3rd level. She lectures with UCC on Level 7 and Level 8 Relationship Courses. She established the Midland Parenting and Child Therapy Centre in 2007 where she supports the relationship between parents and children whether biological, adoptive or foster parents. Ber believes that all behaviour makes sense and is a form of communication. When we understand what lies beneath the behaviour, the reason for it, we will be able to resolve the challenges it presents. Ber also offers training, workshops and seminars to teachers, child care workers, social workers, family support workers, and all professionals working with children and families. Ber is a member of the Psychological Society of Ireland, British Psychological Society, Teaching Council of Ireland. Irish Association of Play Therapy and Psychotherapy and is a founder member of the Irish Association of Relationship Mentors and of Parent Matters.