Jessica is the co-founder of Twigs and has 7 years’ experience in the public and private sector working with children and young adults in a school and social care setting. Jessica was the overall winner for South Dublin in Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur 2019 for Twigs. She has qualifications in Psychotherapy and Counselling, a FETAC level 5 in Special Needs Assisting, a FETAC level 5 in Healthcare Assistance, a certificate in ABA, Play Therapies, Holistic Therapies and Reflexology alongside trainings in;  Adverse Childhood Experiences and Early Trauma, Autism Awareness, Lamh, PECS, Praise Behaviour Support, Children’s First Aid, Paediatric First Aid, Tracheostomy training, Epilepsy training, EDS  Patient moving and handling, Mapa, EDS, Right Moves, FAR training, Fire and Water Safety.

Jessica has a love for all things imaginative and can always be found in room 2 hosting dance offs, karaoke, playing games, building forts, encouraging peer to peer interactions and delving into some children’s yoga  as she believes this is vital to build confidence, enhance verbal skills and promote wellbeing.