Mindlab are dedicated to improving your experience of work by offering you the opportunity to develop your full potential through our programmes.
We believe that by understanding how our best resource works i.e., our brain, we can become more content with life while being more productive in work at the same time.
Mindfulness has been proven to improve team spirit, boost employee retention and increase sales focus. We use mindfulness in our Aspire program as it re-calibrates the brain and allows the formation of new more positive habits like a dedication to fitness or improving your self-esteem. Mindlab are experts in the field of neuroscience and we bring this expertise to bear in the creation of your wellness suite.
Looking after your employees’ brains is our No. 1 priority.
Our online programmes are specially designed to release dopamine in your employees’ brains. We have carefully built a reward structure into each programme to encourage completion and to activate dopamine release.
Our team consists of wellness experts, psychotherapists, a nutritionist, a fitness expert and a number of external consultants who focus on addiction and stress management.
David Kavanagh (B.A. Th, H-Dip. P.S., F.T.P.) is a systemic psychotherapist with over 15 years experience. He is a successful entrepreneur and the author of the fascinating neuroscience book, ‘Love Rewired: Using Your Brain to Mend your Heart’. David is a sought after media guest and is regularly quoted in the press. David is the CEO of MindLab. He designs bespoke training courses using neuroscience insights for corporate clients.
Jeff Cafolla is a fitness professional, personal trainer and an advanced sport and exercise nutritional advisor. He holds a NABBA Level 4 as well as an EQF Level 4 in Exercise, Health Studies and Personal Training. Jeff has worked with a number of football teams, including Sunderland in the UK and ran his own personal training business. Jeff is MindLab’s fitness guru. He ensures that our fitness programmes are as effective as possible.
Psychologist & Technologist
Gareth Martin B.Sc., Counselling Psychologist and technologist. Gareth has been using cutting edge neuro-technology such as brainwave entrainment, biofeedback and EEG to assist his private clients in achieving their full potential. He has 15 years experience in management and technology sales in various commercial environments. Gareth also has qualifications in Counselling, Addiction Recovery and Psychotherapy.
Grace has a Higher National Diploma is business studies and a LLB law degree. She is an award winning relationship manager with 11 years experience in her field.
Grace has a focused customer-centric methodology and is dedicated to ensuring our service exceeds expectations at every turn. She also supports corporations in their reporting and data analysis requirements to ensure clients experience the full benefits of our wellness suite.
Francesco Amico Msc, Ph.D is a Trinity College graduate who has 17 years experience in neuroscientific research. With an early focus on behavioural neuropharmacology, Dr Amico has spent the last 10 years in the field experimental psychology and psychiatry. Since 2014 Dr Amico has been involved in an interdisciplinary research on depression and suicide, contributing to establish the first facial emotion detection laboratory in Ireland. As a freelance consultant, Dr Amico brings his knowledge and experience to the corporate world offering state of the art strategies for the development of more targeted marketing plans.
Video Content Producer
Jennifer studied English, Politics and Philosophy at UCD and also has a Higher National Diploma in Applied Social Studies. She has worked on a variety of productions from music videos to TV documentaries.
Jennifer brings a broad range of production skills to the MindLAB video production unit. From project planning and research, to scripting and video editing, Jennifer is hands-on when it comes to developing and producing great content.
Dr BREIGE MCNULTY
Certified Nutrition Specialist
Dr Breige McNulty is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition in the School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin. She graduated with a BSc Human Nutrition from Ulster University going on to gain her PhD in 2007.
She has spent the last number of years co-coordinating and managing the National Nutrition Surveys within Ireland. Breige has published many peer reviewed papers in the area of Public Health Nutrition.
Philip Wall is an experienced full-stack web developer with over 16 years’ experience in multiple technical environments. His background in counselling/psychology has given him the unique ability to analyse user behaviour. His psychotherapy training allows him to communicate and work with people from all walks of life. Philip has many years’ experience presenting courses to large groups of people.
He has managed multiple Google and Facebook advert and page accounts for clients and developed social media strategies for sales, brand awareness, marketing and SEO purposes.
Philip provides strategic consulting, online sales strategy development, brand development, website UI/UX and develops online advertising revenue opportunities.