We're here to help you change your life

We understand anxiety. We've experienced it. And we've learnt how to beat it. We care about helping people apply the DARE approach to regain control over their own wellbeing.

Author of Dare & FOUNDER

Barry McDonagh

Barry McDonagh is a best-selling author and creator of the DARE program.

To date, he has taught over 200,000 people how to free themselves from anxiety and panic attacks through his books and trainings.

His first book Panic Away (2001) sold 80, 000 copies.

His second, DARE (2015) has sold more than 200,000 copies and remains the highest rated book on Amazon and Good Reads for helping people overcome anxiety.

His work has been featured in Huff Post, Vice and GQ, and he has appeared on numerous TV programmes in the USA, Australia and the UK, including the BBC documentary Anxiety and Me.

Barry McDonagh has a BA from University College Dublin and an HDip in Psychology from The Open University.

Licensed Clinical Therapist & Coach

Michelle Cavanaugh

Michelle is a licensed clinical therapist with years of experience helping people break free from anxiety and has significant training in various areas, including Motivational therapy, and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA).

Michelle's approach is strengths-based and motivational using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques and specializes in anxiety disorders.

IT & TechnicaL Support

John Pasinabo

John Pasinabo has been DARE's head of customer support for 5 years and keep things running smooth in the background. John a strong team player with a focus on delivering a first class customer service to our customers. Is open-minded, innovative and ambitious.

He is passionate about putting our customers first and tries to solve all queries in a timely manner.

Head of Customer Support

John Quirke

John Quirke responsible for the daily operation of the company, manages projects programming and the scheduling process for a portfolio of websites, apps and development projects across the full project life-cycle.

John researches the analysis of future operations and the smooth running of current operations, with the objective of improved productivity and discovering new approaches.