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Emma Farrell
Psychotherapist, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T56
My name is Emma Farrell. I am a counsellor and psychotherapist working from my private practice in Knockraha Co. Cork (near Glanmire). I am also a volunteer psychotherapist in Cancer Support. I hold a first-class honours degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy from MTU and I am a member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP). I work with adults (18+). I offer individual one hour therapy sessions in person or online. (My therapy room is in a private space in my home with complete confidentiality.)
My name is Emma Farrell. I am a counsellor and psychotherapist working from my private practice in Knockraha Co. Cork (near Glanmire). I am also a volunteer psychotherapist in Cancer Support. I hold a first-class honours degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy from MTU and I am a member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP). I work with adults (18+). I offer individual one hour therapy sessions in person or online. (My therapy room is in a private space in my home with complete confidentiality.)
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Mariusz Wojciech Sunklad
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cork, County Cork T23
Therapy in English & Polish language, good rapport with students and young people. Anxiety, depression, work-related stress, college pressure, phobias, addictions, loss and bereavement, domestic abuse, and trauma. Also, Covid 19 mental calamity. These services are available for all individuals over 18 years of age, welcoming all ethnic origins, gender, religious beliefs, atheist, and all sexual orientations; fine connection with LGBT clients. Life is meant to be enjoyed not endured, allow the obstacle to be the path.
Therapy in English & Polish language, good rapport with students and young people. Anxiety, depression, work-related stress, college pressure, phobias, addictions, loss and bereavement, domestic abuse, and trauma. Also, Covid 19 mental calamity. These services are available for all individuals over 18 years of age, welcoming all ethnic origins, gender, religious beliefs, atheist, and all sexual orientations; fine connection with LGBT clients. Life is meant to be enjoyed not endured, allow the obstacle to be the path.
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Deirdre Healy Counselling & Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T45
I offer a safe space to anybody who wishes to explore their potential. If your life is affected by anxiety, depression, relationship issues or anything that is stopping you having the life you want for yourself, please contact me. There are times in all of our lives where we can become overwhelmed by the stresses of life and realise that we want, and need, to change things about ourselves and I can offer you the place and the expertise to support those changes.
I offer a safe space to anybody who wishes to explore their potential. If your life is affected by anxiety, depression, relationship issues or anything that is stopping you having the life you want for yourself, please contact me. There are times in all of our lives where we can become overwhelmed by the stresses of life and realise that we want, and need, to change things about ourselves and I can offer you the place and the expertise to support those changes.
(01) 592 4196 x25 View (01) 592 4196 x25
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Monika Hubczuk
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
I am an integrative counsellor and therapist, and in my approach, I combine different therapeutic methods including but not limiting to Person Cantered, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Inner Child, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) , Choice Theory and Solution-Focused models. Therefore, I am available for both long term therapy as required as well as short term, solution-focused work.
I am an integrative counsellor and therapist, and in my approach, I combine different therapeutic methods including but not limiting to Person Cantered, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Inner Child, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) , Choice Theory and Solution-Focused models. Therefore, I am available for both long term therapy as required as well as short term, solution-focused work.
(01) 267 6692 x78 View (01) 267 6692 x78
Mairead Ann O' Sullivan
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
Pre-accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist, MBACP. It is ok not to feel ok. When we have experienced trauma or difficulties in our lives, we may feel a low sense of worth, lack of belief in ourselves, or struggle in relationships with others. We may feel a lack of motivation, stress, anxiety or depression and find it difficult to cope. The pandemic is a current period of great difficulty which may also lead to such feelings. The therapeutic relationship can support us to heal trauma, losses or painful experiences we have been through, as well as to understand ourselves better.
Pre-accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist, MBACP. It is ok not to feel ok. When we have experienced trauma or difficulties in our lives, we may feel a low sense of worth, lack of belief in ourselves, or struggle in relationships with others. We may feel a lack of motivation, stress, anxiety or depression and find it difficult to cope. The pandemic is a current period of great difficulty which may also lead to such feelings. The therapeutic relationship can support us to heal trauma, losses or painful experiences we have been through, as well as to understand ourselves better.
(01) 267 6536 x75 View (01) 267 6536 x75
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Elizabeth Horgan
Psychologist, MSc, MPSI
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T12  (Online Only)
I specialise in assisting individuals who have suffered from Narcissistic Abuse, whether it was experienced in a parental or relationship setting. My practice provides confidential, compassionate, and competent support to help you identify specific issues that may be directly related to this type of trauma. Many adult survivors of narcissistic abuse experience feelings of isolation, hyper-vigilance, confusion, low self-esteem, fear of failure, and worthlessness. Whether you were raised by a narcissistic parent or were in a relationship with someone who has NPD personality disorder, I am here to work with you to resolve these issues.
I specialise in assisting individuals who have suffered from Narcissistic Abuse, whether it was experienced in a parental or relationship setting. My practice provides confidential, compassionate, and competent support to help you identify specific issues that may be directly related to this type of trauma. Many adult survivors of narcissistic abuse experience feelings of isolation, hyper-vigilance, confusion, low self-esteem, fear of failure, and worthlessness. Whether you were raised by a narcissistic parent or were in a relationship with someone who has NPD personality disorder, I am here to work with you to resolve these issues.
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Sean Mullen
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
Not accepting new clients
Hi, I'm Sean, and I bring a unique perspective to therapy as both a therapist and a client. I understand firsthand the daunting and maybe overwhelming task of embarking into counselling and therapy. My main aim is to create a nurturing and inclusive atmosphere where clients feel safe to explore their inner struggles, emotions,thoughts and behaviours. Together, we'll address the hurdles you're encountering and tackle them collaboratively. By integrating various psychotherapy and counselling methods, I customise our sessions to suit your individual requirements, ensuring a thoughtful and impactful exploration of your inner landscape.
Hi, I'm Sean, and I bring a unique perspective to therapy as both a therapist and a client. I understand firsthand the daunting and maybe overwhelming task of embarking into counselling and therapy. My main aim is to create a nurturing and inclusive atmosphere where clients feel safe to explore their inner struggles, emotions,thoughts and behaviours. Together, we'll address the hurdles you're encountering and tackle them collaboratively. By integrating various psychotherapy and counselling methods, I customise our sessions to suit your individual requirements, ensuring a thoughtful and impactful exploration of your inner landscape.
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Colin Heffernan
Psychotherapist, MSc, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
You may not always be able to choose what happens in your life but you can choose how you respond to it. Talking to someone is the most important step you can take in that process of taking back control and beginning to heal.
You may not always be able to choose what happens in your life but you can choose how you respond to it. Talking to someone is the most important step you can take in that process of taking back control and beginning to heal.
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Sharon Marshall
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T23
Hello, my name is Sharon Marshall and you're very welcome to my profile page. I totally understand how difficult it can be to take those first steps towards counselling and finding the counsellor that's right for you. Reaching out is a big step, but one worth taking.
Hello, my name is Sharon Marshall and you're very welcome to my profile page. I totally understand how difficult it can be to take those first steps towards counselling and finding the counsellor that's right for you. Reaching out is a big step, but one worth taking.
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Valerie Linehan
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T23
Hi there, I am a counsellor and psychotherapist based in Cork City Centre. My goal above all is to offer you a place which feels welcoming, safe and non-judgemental so that you can explore your concerns at your own pace. Building a genuine therapeutic relationship is important to me.
Hi there, I am a counsellor and psychotherapist based in Cork City Centre. My goal above all is to offer you a place which feels welcoming, safe and non-judgemental so that you can explore your concerns at your own pace. Building a genuine therapeutic relationship is important to me.
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Breeda Kennedy
Counsellor
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
Do you feel you put the needs of others ahead of your own, feeling overwhelmed, guilty or unable to say no to others? Maybe it has gotten to the point where you don’t even consider yourself, putting everyone else’s needs before your own. I can help you to grow in confidence, speak your mind and establish healthy boundaries. Do you feel anxious and worry a lot? Perhaps you feel suffocated, or berate yourself and wish life didn’t have to be so hard, or maybe worry about what everyone else thinks about you. I can help you understand where all these thoughts and feelings are coming from so you can begin to have peace in your life.
Do you feel you put the needs of others ahead of your own, feeling overwhelmed, guilty or unable to say no to others? Maybe it has gotten to the point where you don’t even consider yourself, putting everyone else’s needs before your own. I can help you to grow in confidence, speak your mind and establish healthy boundaries. Do you feel anxious and worry a lot? Perhaps you feel suffocated, or berate yourself and wish life didn’t have to be so hard, or maybe worry about what everyone else thinks about you. I can help you understand where all these thoughts and feelings are coming from so you can begin to have peace in your life.
(01) 263 0697 x17 View (01) 263 0697 x17
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Counselling with Candace
Counsellor
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
I believe that a person’s individuality and uniqueness should be non-judgmentally embraced and when given the right tools and support, anyone can have the opportunity to thrive in their life. I work with individuals who are looking for counselling during a time in their lives that they feel they want or need support. I understand that we all experience unique events throughout our lives, therefore I adapt my approach to best suit the needs of the individual sitting in front of me.
I believe that a person’s individuality and uniqueness should be non-judgmentally embraced and when given the right tools and support, anyone can have the opportunity to thrive in their life. I work with individuals who are looking for counselling during a time in their lives that they feel they want or need support. I understand that we all experience unique events throughout our lives, therefore I adapt my approach to best suit the needs of the individual sitting in front of me.
(01) 263 0393 x75 View (01) 263 0393 x75
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Access Wellness Centre
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork P17
Larry O’Reilly is a Senior Counsellor/Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor with specialist experience in somatic trauma therapy, complex addiction and with extensive experience working with more vulnerable young people and adults. Larry is EMDR Europe accredited practitioner and facilitates both residential and non-residential intensive therapy programs for adults adolescents and children. He has extensive experience as a trainer with the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). MINT is an international academic and clinical professional network which requires advanced level clinical training.
Larry O’Reilly is a Senior Counsellor/Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor with specialist experience in somatic trauma therapy, complex addiction and with extensive experience working with more vulnerable young people and adults. Larry is EMDR Europe accredited practitioner and facilitates both residential and non-residential intensive therapy programs for adults adolescents and children. He has extensive experience as a trainer with the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). MINT is an international academic and clinical professional network which requires advanced level clinical training.
(01) 568 2872 x64 View (01) 568 2872 x64
Photo of Geraldine M. Johnson, Psychotherapist in Cork, County Cork
Geraldine M. Johnson
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T45
Sometimes we get overwhelmed by life and what life throws at us. Trying to make sense of what is happening can often feel like we are going around in circles. We may feel we are not coping and have little options available to us. I have worked with survivors of intimate partner abuse for many years. During my time working with survivors, I have encountered depression, anxiety, addiction and low self esteem. Relationships are our key to a healthier life, if your relationships with friends and family or work are causing you anxiety, expressing what is going on for you is the first step to freeing yourself from patterns you experience.
Sometimes we get overwhelmed by life and what life throws at us. Trying to make sense of what is happening can often feel like we are going around in circles. We may feel we are not coping and have little options available to us. I have worked with survivors of intimate partner abuse for many years. During my time working with survivors, I have encountered depression, anxiety, addiction and low self esteem. Relationships are our key to a healthier life, if your relationships with friends and family or work are causing you anxiety, expressing what is going on for you is the first step to freeing yourself from patterns you experience.
(01) 267 6692 x53 View (01) 267 6692 x53
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Tracy Ann O' Brien
MA
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
Waitlist for new clients
I'm an art therapist who specializes in working with children and young teens. I work with childhood anxiety, illness, separation as well as with emotional and behavioral issues. I have gained significant experience working in clinical and educational settings.
I'm an art therapist who specializes in working with children and young teens. I work with childhood anxiety, illness, separation as well as with emotional and behavioral issues. I have gained significant experience working in clinical and educational settings.
(01) 267 6675 x22 View (01) 267 6675 x22
Photo of Karen O'Leary, Psychotherapist in Cork, County Cork
Karen O'Leary
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
I have over 15 years training and experience in working with adults, teens and children. I also have specialist training in trauma, anxiety and panic disorders. I am an integrative humanistic therapist, which means I draw from a range of evidence-based approaches to suit my clients needs. I provide a safe non judgemental and compassionate space so you can explore and express your feelings freely. I will be with you in the therapeutic relationship helping you to make sense of your experiences, your feelings and behaviours so you can live a more meaningful fulfilling life.
I have over 15 years training and experience in working with adults, teens and children. I also have specialist training in trauma, anxiety and panic disorders. I am an integrative humanistic therapist, which means I draw from a range of evidence-based approaches to suit my clients needs. I provide a safe non judgemental and compassionate space so you can explore and express your feelings freely. I will be with you in the therapeutic relationship helping you to make sense of your experiences, your feelings and behaviours so you can live a more meaningful fulfilling life.
(01) 267 6527 x72 View (01) 267 6527 x72
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Shane John Murphy
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MIACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T23
My ideal client seeks to overcome anxiety and reclaim emotional well-being. They face anxiety symptoms and seek a compassionate therapist who can provide tools, strategies, and a personalized treatment plan.
My ideal client seeks to overcome anxiety and reclaim emotional well-being. They face anxiety symptoms and seek a compassionate therapist who can provide tools, strategies, and a personalized treatment plan.
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Grainne Redmond
Counsellor, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
Life can be quite difficult at times; dealing with stresses, relationships or conflicts within ourselves and with others. It can often feel lonely, confusing or overwhelming. Counselling offers a space for you to be heard and explore some of these struggles. It can be hugely effective to help you develop coping skills, manage life challenges more effectively and discover the right way forward for you.
Life can be quite difficult at times; dealing with stresses, relationships or conflicts within ourselves and with others. It can often feel lonely, confusing or overwhelming. Counselling offers a space for you to be heard and explore some of these struggles. It can be hugely effective to help you develop coping skills, manage life challenges more effectively and discover the right way forward for you.
(01) 267 6622 x22 View (01) 267 6622 x22
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Shelley Cahill
Psychotherapist, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
My name is Shelley Cahill, a qualified psychotherapist based in Ballinlough, Cork. I offer individual sessions both in-person and online. Sometimes we simply need someone to talk to. I would like to offer you a space to explore issues which may be holding you back. Perhaps you are dealing with a new struggle. Or an issue from the past which hasn't improved despite your best efforts? I invite you to explore this with me in a safe, non-judgemental environment. I believe change and growth can occur when we work together.
My name is Shelley Cahill, a qualified psychotherapist based in Ballinlough, Cork. I offer individual sessions both in-person and online. Sometimes we simply need someone to talk to. I would like to offer you a space to explore issues which may be holding you back. Perhaps you are dealing with a new struggle. Or an issue from the past which hasn't improved despite your best efforts? I invite you to explore this with me in a safe, non-judgemental environment. I believe change and growth can occur when we work together.
(01) 592 4196 x29 View (01) 592 4196 x29
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Lucie Constant - Psychologue en ligne
Psychologist, MA, MPSI
Verified Verified
Cork, County Cork T12  (Online Only)
Les consultations s'adressent à des adultes francophones rencontrant des difficultés personnelles et/ou professionnelles, un état de tristesse, des doutes, un mal-être, un manque de confiance en soi, des difficultés à s'affirmer et/ou à gérer ses émotions, de l'anxiété, du stress, ou traversant une étape de vie difficile (rupture, maladie, deuil, questionnement identitaire, transition, conflits, expatriation...).
Les consultations s'adressent à des adultes francophones rencontrant des difficultés personnelles et/ou professionnelles, un état de tristesse, des doutes, un mal-être, un manque de confiance en soi, des difficultés à s'affirmer et/ou à gérer ses émotions, de l'anxiété, du stress, ou traversant une étape de vie difficile (rupture, maladie, deuil, questionnement identitaire, transition, conflits, expatriation...).
(01) 267 6570 x37 View (01) 267 6570 x37

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Cork

200+

Average cost per session

€60

Counsellors in Cork who prioritize treating:

85% Anxiety
80% Depression
77% Self Esteem
74% Stress
72% Relationship Issues
64% Coping Skills
57% Bereavement

Average years in practice

6 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

91% Laya
82% VHI
77% Irish Life

How Counsellors in Cork see their clients

79% In Person and Online
21% Online Only

Gender breakdown

70% Female
30% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Cork?

Search for nearby therapists or counsellors by inputting your city, eircode, or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or eircode into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Most Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are accredited members of the main professional associations, mainly the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) and the Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP). Most Psychologists are accredited members of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement in Ireland, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and supervised, practical experience that enable them to do so in Ireland. Psychologists have earned a doctoral degree in psychology and many are accredited members of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). Counsellors and Psychotherapists are not required to have a doctoral degree, but to belong to a professional organisation such as the IACP or ICP, they must complete a minimum of an NFQ Level 7 programme with 100 hours of clinical experience and a minimum of 450 hours of post-training clinical experience under clinical supervision.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in Ireland could cost between €50 – €90 when seeing a counsellor and €75 - €120 or more when seeing a clinical psychologist. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The National Counselling Service (NCS) is a government-funded service that provides short to medium term counselling and psychotherapy for free to individuals who have experienced trauma or abuse. The service can be accessed by GP referral or self-referral.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your eircode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the IACP, the ICP, or PSI are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there is the potential or known harm to the client or others or when a child is in danger, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.