Relationship Issues Counselling in Cork

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Photo of Eileen O’Shea, Counsellor in Cork, County Cork
Eileen O’Shea
Counsellor, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
We all experience challenging emotions, thoughts and events throughout the course of our lives. Psychotherapy is one way to process and make peace with the complexities of the lived experience. I admire the courage & ambition of wanting to bring about a positive change in your life. Understanding ourselves & our motivations is key to building self compassion and learning to respond rather than react to life’s challenges. I work with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship issues, low self-esteem, sexuality issues, among other concerns. I offer clients a safe, nonjudgemental space to understand and accept themselves.
We all experience challenging emotions, thoughts and events throughout the course of our lives. Psychotherapy is one way to process and make peace with the complexities of the lived experience. I admire the courage & ambition of wanting to bring about a positive change in your life. Understanding ourselves & our motivations is key to building self compassion and learning to respond rather than react to life’s challenges. I work with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship issues, low self-esteem, sexuality issues, among other concerns. I offer clients a safe, nonjudgemental space to understand and accept themselves.
(01) 267 6527 x41 View (01) 267 6527 x41
Photo of Valerie Linehan, Psychotherapist in Cork, County Cork
Valerie Linehan
Psychotherapist, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
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.
(01) 267 6692 x28 View (01) 267 6692 x28
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Sarah Moloney Counselling
Counsellor, MIACP
Verified
Cork, County Cork T12  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
You will deepen awareness and use the therapeutic relationship to tease out patterns that might be emerging in your personal life.
Hi there, you may be searching for a space to explore your fears, worries, or any pressures of society or familial standards. We need spaces to be able to share our experiences without feeling they are burdening anyone and to feel genuinely supported. I aim to get to know you and your world so that I can be transparent, honest, and authentic with you. From my experience, many people want to feel connected in this world and I aim to help facilitate that connection so that you can bring it out into your life.
You will deepen awareness and use the therapeutic relationship to tease out patterns that might be emerging in your personal life.
Hi there, you may be searching for a space to explore your fears, worries, or any pressures of society or familial standards. We need spaces to be able to share our experiences without feeling they are burdening anyone and to feel genuinely supported. I aim to get to know you and your world so that I can be transparent, honest, and authentic with you. From my experience, many people want to feel connected in this world and I aim to help facilitate that connection so that you can bring it out into your life.
(01) 267 6570 x61 View (01) 267 6570 x61
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Mairead Ann O' Sullivan
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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Mai O'Sullivan Counselling & Psychotherapy
Counsellor
Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
Hello, my name is Mai O'Sullivan, welcome to my profile. I offer confidential and compassionate counselling and psychotherapy to help you to explore what is going on in your life. I have extensive experience of working with a broad range of issues including, anxiety, stress, school issues, work difficulties, relationship difficulties, bereavement and coping with life changes. I hold a BSc Hons Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Diploma in Integrative Adolescent Psychotherapy and a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling. I am a Registered Member of the BACP and I work within the code of ethics of the IACP and BACP.
Hello, my name is Mai O'Sullivan, welcome to my profile. I offer confidential and compassionate counselling and psychotherapy to help you to explore what is going on in your life. I have extensive experience of working with a broad range of issues including, anxiety, stress, school issues, work difficulties, relationship difficulties, bereavement and coping with life changes. I hold a BSc Hons Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Diploma in Integrative Adolescent Psychotherapy and a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling. I am a Registered Member of the BACP and I work within the code of ethics of the IACP and BACP.
089 426 9891 View 089 426 9891
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Fathima Rose David
Counsellor, NAPCP
Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
Hello there, I'm Fathima Rose David, and I'm thrilled to welcome you to my counseling corner! Whether you're dealing with stress, anxiety, bereavement, relationship hiccups, or just need someone to talk to, i'm here for you. My goal is to help you develop the skills, self-awareness, and resilience you need to overcome challenges, build positive relationships, and lead lives filled with purpose, contentment, and emotional well-being. I aim to provide you with the tools and support necessary to achieve personal growth and become the best versions of yourselves. I also take sessions in Indian regional languages.
Hello there, I'm Fathima Rose David, and I'm thrilled to welcome you to my counseling corner! Whether you're dealing with stress, anxiety, bereavement, relationship hiccups, or just need someone to talk to, i'm here for you. My goal is to help you develop the skills, self-awareness, and resilience you need to overcome challenges, build positive relationships, and lead lives filled with purpose, contentment, and emotional well-being. I aim to provide you with the tools and support necessary to achieve personal growth and become the best versions of yourselves. I also take sessions in Indian regional languages.
(01) 267 6603 x53 View (01) 267 6603 x53
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Conor Doyle
Psychotherapist, MSc, MIAHIP
Verified
Cork, County Cork P12
I believe that empathy and compassion are essential when creating a safe therapeutic relationship and I passionately believe in the importance of being seen, heard, accepted, and understood by another in a caring and non-judgemental manner.
Hello and welcome. Are you stressed, lost, anxious? Life brings many experiences our way, some good and some bad. The emotional impact of these experiences can be frightening or confusing. Our family have a lot of influence on us, how we behave, how we talk, and how we communicate. Loss, grief, and anxiety are challenging. Processing our emotions is an essential part of living a healthy life.
I believe that empathy and compassion are essential when creating a safe therapeutic relationship and I passionately believe in the importance of being seen, heard, accepted, and understood by another in a caring and non-judgemental manner.
Hello and welcome. Are you stressed, lost, anxious? Life brings many experiences our way, some good and some bad. The emotional impact of these experiences can be frightening or confusing. Our family have a lot of influence on us, how we behave, how we talk, and how we communicate. Loss, grief, and anxiety are challenging. Processing our emotions is an essential part of living a healthy life.
085 262 1690 View 085 262 1690
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Kay McSweeney Counselling & Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified
Cork, County Cork P12
My core approach lies in the therapeutic relationship, my aim is to assist you in working towards your specific goals and desired outcomes.
Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Do you find yourself in a rut and wish to break the cycle? Do you feel you are not living life to your full potential and struggle to figure out your next step? Have you experienced grief and loss or trauma and are grappling with life afterward? Do you recognize areas of your life, behaviours or relationships that you'd like to improve? Do you experience distress with food, alcohol, gambling and desire something better? Do you suffer with self-harming behaviours and wish to stop? Are you curious to understand their purpose and move forward to live with more ease and contentment?
My core approach lies in the therapeutic relationship, my aim is to assist you in working towards your specific goals and desired outcomes.
Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Do you find yourself in a rut and wish to break the cycle? Do you feel you are not living life to your full potential and struggle to figure out your next step? Have you experienced grief and loss or trauma and are grappling with life afterward? Do you recognize areas of your life, behaviours or relationships that you'd like to improve? Do you experience distress with food, alcohol, gambling and desire something better? Do you suffer with self-harming behaviours and wish to stop? Are you curious to understand their purpose and move forward to live with more ease and contentment?
(01) 267 6692 x63 View (01) 267 6692 x63
Photo of Maggie Lynch, Counsellor in Cork, County Cork
Maggie Lynch
Counsellor, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
Verified
Cork, County Cork P12
Areas I cover include but are not limited to Anxiety and Depression - Relationship difficulties - Personal Development - Life changes - Bereavement and Loss - Trauma.
Life is not always straightforward, at times we can feel overwhelmed, stuck or alone. Relationships with others can be complicated and can cause stress, confusion and pain. You don’t have to figure it all out on your own. My name is Maggie and I am a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist and work with individuals. My aim is to walk alongside you for part of your journey, support you and help identify goals and solutions to issues while seeking to improve communication and coping skills. Counselling provides an opportunity to explore feelings, beliefs and behaviours and to identify aspects that individuals would like to change.
Areas I cover include but are not limited to Anxiety and Depression - Relationship difficulties - Personal Development - Life changes - Bereavement and Loss - Trauma.
Life is not always straightforward, at times we can feel overwhelmed, stuck or alone. Relationships with others can be complicated and can cause stress, confusion and pain. You don’t have to figure it all out on your own. My name is Maggie and I am a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist and work with individuals. My aim is to walk alongside you for part of your journey, support you and help identify goals and solutions to issues while seeking to improve communication and coping skills. Counselling provides an opportunity to explore feelings, beliefs and behaviours and to identify aspects that individuals would like to change.
(01) 267 6595 x31 View (01) 267 6595 x31
Photo of Audrey Barlow, Psychotherapist in Cork, County Cork
Audrey Barlow
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
No man is an island! Yet connection with others is not always easy. I work with Adult & Adolescent clients with relationship issues, low self-esteem, social anxiety or depression, stresses of everyday living, may have suffered abuse, bereavement and loss, or had a difficult childhood where their needs were not met. Are you feeling unsettled, overwhelmed or in distress? I help the client explore within to gain clarity, perspective and understanding about themselves and their lives, enabling them to move forward through the blocks in their path to embody a more positive future for themselves.
No man is an island! Yet connection with others is not always easy. I work with Adult & Adolescent clients with relationship issues, low self-esteem, social anxiety or depression, stresses of everyday living, may have suffered abuse, bereavement and loss, or had a difficult childhood where their needs were not met. Are you feeling unsettled, overwhelmed or in distress? I help the client explore within to gain clarity, perspective and understanding about themselves and their lives, enabling them to move forward through the blocks in their path to embody a more positive future for themselves.
087 349 9664 View 087 349 9664
Photo of Bogdan Wawrzaszek, Psychotherapist in Cork, County Cork
Bogdan Wawrzaszek
Psychotherapist, PhD, MIACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Cork, County Cork P14
My areas of interest include relationship issues, low self-esteem, overthinking, life change/transitions, LGBTQ+ issues, bereavement and loss.
As a psychotherapist, my mission is to provide you with a safe and nurturing space where you can explore, heal, and discover your potential. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, relationship issues, low self-esteem, bereavement, grief or navigating life transitions, I am here to help. In our sessions, you can expect a compassionate, non-judgmental, and collaborative environment. Together, we will work to uncover the root causes of your challenges and develop an effective way forward.
My areas of interest include relationship issues, low self-esteem, overthinking, life change/transitions, LGBTQ+ issues, bereavement and loss.
As a psychotherapist, my mission is to provide you with a safe and nurturing space where you can explore, heal, and discover your potential. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, relationship issues, low self-esteem, bereavement, grief or navigating life transitions, I am here to help. In our sessions, you can expect a compassionate, non-judgmental, and collaborative environment. Together, we will work to uncover the root causes of your challenges and develop an effective way forward.
(01) 267 6692 x16 View (01) 267 6692 x16
Photo of Laura Burke Hurley, Counsellor in Cork, County Cork
Laura Burke Hurley
Counsellor, MIACP
Verified
Cork, County Cork T56
I offer a warm compassionate relationship where I will support you in your pain and offer you support and hope that change is possible.
Reaching out for counselling and psychotherapy can be daunting at first but that is normal. It takes great courage to ask for help. I work by offering a safe and confidential space so that together we can focus on helping you find the best ways to explore any areas you are having difficulties in. I have experience of working with many of the common reasons people go to therapy including anxiety, depression, panic attacks, anger, trauma, abuse, grief, loss and relationship issues. I am a fully accredited counsellor/psychotherapist & counselling trainer, an experienced intellectual disability nurse and have a degree in Fine art.
I offer a warm compassionate relationship where I will support you in your pain and offer you support and hope that change is possible.
Reaching out for counselling and psychotherapy can be daunting at first but that is normal. It takes great courage to ask for help. I work by offering a safe and confidential space so that together we can focus on helping you find the best ways to explore any areas you are having difficulties in. I have experience of working with many of the common reasons people go to therapy including anxiety, depression, panic attacks, anger, trauma, abuse, grief, loss and relationship issues. I am a fully accredited counsellor/psychotherapist & counselling trainer, an experienced intellectual disability nurse and have a degree in Fine art.
089 458 8280 View 089 458 8280
Photo of Kristina Muza, Psychologist in Cork, County Cork
Kristina Muza
Psychologist, MA, MPSI
Verified
Cork, County Cork P14
Supporting individuals in developing effective coping skills to manage depression, anxiety, fear, relationship issues and life stressors.
As a psychologist with experience, I know how great the potential is in every person. We sometimes forget about our capabilities. For various reasons, life did not contribute to the disclosure of our inner potential and resources. But in fact, everything that people need to cope with in life exists inside them. I implement effective psychotherapy methods to instil self-understanding among patients and encourage them to adopt new attitudes and feelings towards life situations. Making changes to self-defeating behavior and coping with sadness and fear can bring life-altering results. English and Russian clients. Instagram: kris kmt
Supporting individuals in developing effective coping skills to manage depression, anxiety, fear, relationship issues and life stressors.
As a psychologist with experience, I know how great the potential is in every person. We sometimes forget about our capabilities. For various reasons, life did not contribute to the disclosure of our inner potential and resources. But in fact, everything that people need to cope with in life exists inside them. I implement effective psychotherapy methods to instil self-understanding among patients and encourage them to adopt new attitudes and feelings towards life situations. Making changes to self-defeating behavior and coping with sadness and fear can bring life-altering results. English and Russian clients. Instagram: kris kmt
087 488 1323 View 087 488 1323
Photo of Mary Feehan, Psychotherapist in Cork, County Cork
Mary Feehan
Psychotherapist, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
Verified
Cork, County Cork T45
Enabling you to get what you need from our sessions, through feeling supported within the relationship we establish together.
Quote Pema Chodron- 'Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know'. It takes a brave person to reach out to another, whether it is for help with an issue you are already aware of, or as a means of understanding yourself a bit better. We can all become 'stuck'. I believe the potential to grow and heal comes from within. Alot of our life's struggles are relational, how we are in relation to our view of ourselves and how we experience the quality of our connection to others.
Enabling you to get what you need from our sessions, through feeling supported within the relationship we establish together.
Quote Pema Chodron- 'Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know'. It takes a brave person to reach out to another, whether it is for help with an issue you are already aware of, or as a means of understanding yourself a bit better. We can all become 'stuck'. I believe the potential to grow and heal comes from within. Alot of our life's struggles are relational, how we are in relation to our view of ourselves and how we experience the quality of our connection to others.
087 419 9423 View 087 419 9423
Photo of Helen O' Donovan, Psychotherapist in Cork, County Cork
Helen O' Donovan
Psychotherapist, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
Every client has a unique situation and unique reasons for deciding they want to come to therapy. While certain issues may be universal in nature e.g. anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues (including friendships and work colleagues), struggles with self-esteem, long-term or terminal illness, each person's way of coping with them is as unique as their personality and circumstances.
Every client has a unique situation and unique reasons for deciding they want to come to therapy. While certain issues may be universal in nature e.g. anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues (including friendships and work colleagues), struggles with self-esteem, long-term or terminal illness, each person's way of coping with them is as unique as their personality and circumstances.
085 193 0388 View 085 193 0388
Photo of Claudine Nelan, Counsellor in Cork, County Cork
Claudine Nelan
Counsellor, MIACP
Verified
Cork, County Cork T23
She believes the client is the expert on themselves, assisting them to make meaningful changes in the service of what matters most to them, viewing her role as a supportive, non directive one. She has worked extensively with clients on issues such as anger mgt, chronic illness, panic attacks & relationship problems with clients who feel stuck in perpetual cycles of stress, anxiety, anger, depression, or addiction or are experiencing dissatisfaction in their day to day life. She offers practical strategies to calm our anxious minds, transform negative emotions, and facilitate greater self acceptance, freedom and inner peace.
She believes the client is the expert on themselves, assisting them to make meaningful changes in the service of what matters most to them, viewing her role as a supportive, non directive one. She has worked extensively with clients on issues such as anger mgt, chronic illness, panic attacks & relationship problems with clients who feel stuck in perpetual cycles of stress, anxiety, anger, depression, or addiction or are experiencing dissatisfaction in their day to day life. She offers practical strategies to calm our anxious minds, transform negative emotions, and facilitate greater self acceptance, freedom and inner peace.
(01) 267 6536 x87 View (01) 267 6536 x87
Photo of Emma Farrell, Psychotherapist in Cork, County Cork
Emma Farrell
Psychotherapist, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
Verified
Cork, County Cork T56
If you would like support with grief and loss, trauma, illness, chronic pain, relationship issues, work stress, parenting, emotional regulation, building self-awareness, depression, anxiety, and other challenges and changes in your life you can contact me by Phone, Text, WhatsApp or Email to arrange an appointment or a short call to discuss how I might help.
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.)
If you would like support with grief and loss, trauma, illness, chronic pain, relationship issues, work stress, parenting, emotional regulation, building self-awareness, depression, anxiety, and other challenges and changes in your life you can contact me by Phone, Text, WhatsApp or Email to arrange an appointment or a short call to discuss how I might help.
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.)
085 162 1427 View 085 162 1427
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Separation Support
MA
Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
We recognise that what is needed now is a new way of parenting after the breakdown of your relationship with your partner.
Separation support offers one to one parenting courses and therapy suited to you and your family’s needs during this difficult time. Our focus is primarily on the best interests of your child/children. We believe that children need both parents to play an active role in their children’s lives. Your children’s adjustment to this new living arrangement depends mostly on how you as parents manage it. This, offers you as a parent a choice as regards how much stress your children experience in this new living arrangement.
We recognise that what is needed now is a new way of parenting after the breakdown of your relationship with your partner.
Separation support offers one to one parenting courses and therapy suited to you and your family’s needs during this difficult time. Our focus is primarily on the best interests of your child/children. We believe that children need both parents to play an active role in their children’s lives. Your children’s adjustment to this new living arrangement depends mostly on how you as parents manage it. This, offers you as a parent a choice as regards how much stress your children experience in this new living arrangement.
(01) 267 6552 x69 View (01) 267 6552 x69
Photo of Sean Mullen, Psychotherapist in Cork, County Cork
Sean Mullen
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
Waitlist for new clients
Above all, I truly believe that the therapeutic relationship is of the greatest importance and facilitates the most reward.
Hi, I'm Sean and have experience as a therapist and a client. I know firsthand how intimidating it can be to begin your journey into therapy. My primary goal is to establish a warm and welcoming environment, providing a safe space for clients to delve into their personal struggles, emotions, feelings, and behaviour. Throughout our sessions together, we'll delve into the challenges you're facing and collaboratively work through them. I draw from a combination of psychotherapy and counselling techniques to tailor our approach to your specific needs, ensuring a comprehensive and effective exploration of your inner world.
Above all, I truly believe that the therapeutic relationship is of the greatest importance and facilitates the most reward.
Hi, I'm Sean and have experience as a therapist and a client. I know firsthand how intimidating it can be to begin your journey into therapy. My primary goal is to establish a warm and welcoming environment, providing a safe space for clients to delve into their personal struggles, emotions, feelings, and behaviour. Throughout our sessions together, we'll delve into the challenges you're facing and collaboratively work through them. I draw from a combination of psychotherapy and counselling techniques to tailor our approach to your specific needs, ensuring a comprehensive and effective exploration of your inner world.
083 336 0291 View 083 336 0291
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Jean Tobin
Psychotherapist, MA, MIACP
Verified
Cork, County Cork T12
My approach is humanistic and integrative drawing on several theories but based mainly on the relationship that evolves between us.
I strongly believe that therapy is your – the client’s - space, at your pace. At the heart of this is the therapeutic relationship, co-created by us and bound by the commitment to safety, non-judgment and confidentiality. For me, therapy is about choice. Each of us and our experience is unique. Our goal will be increasing self-awareness to enable conscious choice-making leading to greater well-being, both within yourself and the World around you.
My approach is humanistic and integrative drawing on several theories but based mainly on the relationship that evolves between us.
I strongly believe that therapy is your – the client’s - space, at your pace. At the heart of this is the therapeutic relationship, co-created by us and bound by the commitment to safety, non-judgment and confidentiality. For me, therapy is about choice. Each of us and our experience is unique. Our goal will be increasing self-awareness to enable conscious choice-making leading to greater well-being, both within yourself and the World around you.
087 960 6187 View 087 960 6187

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Relationship Issues Counsellors
While need for human connection appears to be innate, the ability to form healthy, loving relationships is learned. Some evidence suggests that the ability to form a stable relationship starts to form in infancy, in a child's earliest experiences with a caregiver who reliably meets the infant's needs for food, care, warmth, protection, stimulation, and social contact. Such relationships are not destiny, but they are theorized to establish deeply ingrained patterns of relating to others. The end of a relationship, however, is often a source of great psychological anguish.