In 1998 Seamus Whitney founded Whitney Career Guidance, an organization committed to helping others reach their full potential.   

Specialising in Career Guidance, Training and Personal Development, Whitney Career Guidance has helped many people reach their career and personal goals over the past 20 years.

Over the years, Whitney Career Guidance has expanded their range of services to include Life Coaching, CV and Interview Preparation, Aptitude Testing and Study Skills. Recently a new Writing Mentoring service was added to provide support in both the creative and academic writing areas.

We pride ourselves on providing clarity to all our clients while providing ongoing support when and as needed.

Our mission is to empower our clients to make decisions which will help them….

  • find a Course which they will find interesting
  • in a learning Environment that suits their individual needs
  • leading to meaningful Work that they can relate to.

Meet the Team

Seamus Whitney

Seamus has over 20 years experience working in industry, the vast majority at Management level. He holds qualifications in Management, Science, and Quality Assurance, is a Qualified Life Coach and is registered with Saville & Holdsworth, European Leaders in Psychometric Assessment.

Seamus Whitney is one of the regions foremost Careers and Training Consultants. He is renowned for his ability to inspire positive change and to uplift all those who attend consultations with him.

Seamus has been instrumental in the development of ground breaking Personal Development Courses such as “Enhance”, “Perceptions” and “New Dawn”. These programmes have enjoyed considerable success in the recent past.



Mary Hickey


Mary brings a broad range of qualifications and experience to her role as a Career Consultant. Her resume includes; qualifications, 

academic excellence awards and tangible experience in the areas of Social Care, Youth Work, Training and Development, Business Management, Project Co Ordination, Accounts and The Hotel Industry.

Mary is in a prime position to guide, advice and support people of all ages to fulfil their education and career potential. Mary has a keen interest in social psychology, particularly motivating people to reach their potential. She has an unique way of helping people to recognise their potential while supporting them in making steps to achieve their goals.  Her strong observational skills matched with her ability to listen and engage with her clients, allows her to provide a client centered and a holistic approach to the services that she provides