Jenny Fahy is a creative person, who enjoys a varied working life. Her professional experiences have spanned across a variety of sectors, including Education, the Arts, Health and Wellbeing, Social Enterprise, Family Support and Community Development.
She is a part-time lecturer in Applied Social Studies in Carlow College, St. Patrick’s, teaching the Creative Studies and Community Mental Health and Wellbeing modules since January 2022.
She is also a 5Rhythms Movement Meditation teacher, moving with this creative, healing, movement meditation practice for the past 23 years, and she trained as a 5Rhythms teacher in 2007 with Gabrielle Roth and the Moving Centre faculty.
She holds a regular 5Rhythms space in Limerick City at the Dance Limerick studio in John’s square, Limerick City.
In September 2021 Jenny began a training with the Children’s Therapy Centre, to become a child-adolescent psychotherapist, with a speciality in Play Therapy. This is an area that she is fascinated with and she enjoys working with children and families.
She holds an MA in Therapeutic Child and Social Care, a BA in Social Care and a Diploma in Community Development. Jenny curently delivers training into the permanent tsb parent support programme and she coordinates a social-emotional programme for youth in detention.
She was also the founder of the social enterprise Life Connections (2018-2022).
Jenny lives with her family in Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary and enjoys gardening, music and dancing.