About us

Managing Director

Peter Ledden RPN, MIACP, MLBCAI, MISMA, MIHSMI, MEAPAI, Dip. Psychotherapy, Advanced Cert CISM.

Peter is the Managing Director of Abate Counselling & EAP Limited, he is also a director of the IACP (Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherpy). He is a registered Nurse, Accredited Psychotherapist and Supervisor and has worked with individuals and groups in the public and private sector for over 30 years. He is an accredited member of the International Stress Management Institute, the Association of Professional Coaches, the EAP Association, the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and the Irish Health Services Management Institute, where he was Membership Secretary. He has undergone training in Stress Management, CISM, Counselling and Psychotherapy, Bereavement Counselling, Mediation, Personnel Management and Health Services Management.



Peter has worked with many organisations in both a training and consultancy capacity – this included the Alzheimer Society of Ireland where he set up the National Telephone Helpline. He also worked with Schizophrenia Ireland and the Carers Association. He has been involved on the Board Altranais approved Nurse training Course at St Luke’s Hospital. He was a director of The Lifecoach Institute and is also a Counselling supervisor involved in the training of Psychotherapists in Ireland. Peter has also trained Psychotherapists for the Tivoli Institute, Accord and PCI College Dublin. He currently is Course Director of Fingal Counselling’s training course.

Peter is qualified in CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management) at Basic and Advanced Level. He has co-ordinated individual CISM responses for Dublin Bus, the Gardaí; security services personnel and bank staff who have been involved in threatening situations.


Abate Counselling & EAP Limited

Are in the unique position of providing Critical Incident and Stress Management to An Garda Siochana, Hospitals and major transport providers in Ireland. We also have a Hotline Response Team of ICISF accredited counselors on standby all over Ireland.

A limited liability company, registered in Ireland. Company No: 377788. VAT No:IE 63977885. Registered address: 110 Seafield Avenue, Clontarf, Dublin 3.

Abate Counselling & EAP Limited

Our mission

To deliver a professional, quality Counselling, EAP & CISM Service to all our clients and employing organisations.

We are passionately committed to consistently providing the highest standards of counselling for all our clients.

This pursuit of quality standards is a commitment that is shared by every member of our team.

63 Claremont Crescent, Glasnevin, Dublin 11

1800 222 833