Edele Nolan

Head of Counselling

My name is Edele Nolan and I am head of Counselling here at Arcadia. This is my second year in this role and my 7th year working in the UAE. I have almost 20 years experience in education. I worked as a school counsellor for 5 years and was a teacher before that for 14 years. I am a qualified Play Therapist,I have a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology, have a BA in Early Years Education, a BA in Montessori Education and am also a Mindfulness Educator.

I have worked in a variety of different settings around the world and feel I have a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to working with children and families.

I am extremely passionate about what I do and believe in the importance of supporting student’s emotional and social wellbeing.  My goal is to continue building positive relationships of kindness, empathy, respect and understanding with the students and families of Arcadia. My door will always be open.