Counselling in County Waterford

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Photo of Michelle Keyes, Psychotherapist in County Waterford
Michelle Keyes
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
Common issues that people seek to explore In therapy and which I have assisted clients with include: addiction, bullying, complex post traumatic stress disorder, grief and loss, finding meaning, major life decisions, relationship issues, post traumatic stress, mother wound, father wound, narcissism,.developing self-esteem, self-worth and self-compassion, personal development (e.g. building self-awareness, confidence, courage, assertiveness, healthy boundaries; exploring needs and values)
Common issues that people seek to explore In therapy and which I have assisted clients with include: addiction, bullying, complex post traumatic stress disorder, grief and loss, finding meaning, major life decisions, relationship issues, post traumatic stress, mother wound, father wound, narcissism,.developing self-esteem, self-worth and self-compassion, personal development (e.g. building self-awareness, confidence, courage, assertiveness, healthy boundaries; exploring needs and values)
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Monica Jackman Counselling and Coaching
Counsellor, MIACP
Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
I help my clients to manage stress, anxiety, depression and burnout. I am an experienced IACP accredited Counsellor and Coach with Neuroscience with over thirty years of experience helping people to make transformative changes in their lives, working with individuals and many international organisations. My training in counselling and coaching with neuroscience provides a unique combination of skills that can help to make positive changes in a supporting and encouraging way.
I help my clients to manage stress, anxiety, depression and burnout. I am an experienced IACP accredited Counsellor and Coach with Neuroscience with over thirty years of experience helping people to make transformative changes in their lives, working with individuals and many international organisations. My training in counselling and coaching with neuroscience provides a unique combination of skills that can help to make positive changes in a supporting and encouraging way.
(01) 267 6595 x10 View (01) 267 6595 x10
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Catherine Foran
Psychotherapist, MA, IAHIP Assoc
Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. I am a certified Gestalt psychotherapist that offers you a space to explore and get to know yourself more. This experience can be facilitated in nature or indoors. Gestalt psychotherapy works from an holistic, whole body perspective including the often unspoken or unaware parts of us. I am curious and interested in your story and how it may be influencing how you live your life today. If you are experiencing difficulties at present, give me a call. I can meet face to face, online or by phone.
Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. I am a certified Gestalt psychotherapist that offers you a space to explore and get to know yourself more. This experience can be facilitated in nature or indoors. Gestalt psychotherapy works from an holistic, whole body perspective including the often unspoken or unaware parts of us. I am curious and interested in your story and how it may be influencing how you live your life today. If you are experiencing difficulties at present, give me a call. I can meet face to face, online or by phone.
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Osas Iyamu Usideme
Psychologist, MSc
Carrickpherish, County Waterford X91
Osas Iyamu Usideme is originally from Nigeria and came to Ireland in 2003 as an Asylum Seeker. She began life in a Direct Provision Centre herself, giving her first-hand experience of the health issues that arise for other displaced people like her. While living in the Direct Provision Centre, Osas began an epic educational journey. These started with a distance learning course—Certificate in Child Psychology with the School of Practical Childcare, Blackrock, Dublin. Her resilience and commitment have enabled her to eventually achieve a Degree in Psychology with WIT, and an MSc in App Psy in MH withUlster University, Derry.
Osas Iyamu Usideme is originally from Nigeria and came to Ireland in 2003 as an Asylum Seeker. She began life in a Direct Provision Centre herself, giving her first-hand experience of the health issues that arise for other displaced people like her. While living in the Direct Provision Centre, Osas began an epic educational journey. These started with a distance learning course—Certificate in Child Psychology with the School of Practical Childcare, Blackrock, Dublin. Her resilience and commitment have enabled her to eventually achieve a Degree in Psychology with WIT, and an MSc in App Psy in MH withUlster University, Derry.
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Photo of Fiona Hogan, Psychotherapist in County Waterford
Fiona Hogan
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Waterford, County Waterford X91
You may have recently entered into a new relationship or had a significant change in your life and suddenly feel overcome with strong emotions. Or you may be feeling unable to feel anything, which is impacting your ability to enjoy life. You might find that anxious thoughts are getting in the way, that your sleep is poor and you are less able to cope with stress. I want to support you to overcome your symptoms and experiences to lead a better life. I will help you by tracing the origins of your feelings to help you overcome them for good rather than just giving you tips and tricks. But don't worry, there will also be tips and tricks
You may have recently entered into a new relationship or had a significant change in your life and suddenly feel overcome with strong emotions. Or you may be feeling unable to feel anything, which is impacting your ability to enjoy life. You might find that anxious thoughts are getting in the way, that your sleep is poor and you are less able to cope with stress. I want to support you to overcome your symptoms and experiences to lead a better life. I will help you by tracing the origins of your feelings to help you overcome them for good rather than just giving you tips and tricks. But don't worry, there will also be tips and tricks
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Photo of Mayara Conceicao, Psychologist in County Waterford
Mayara Conceicao
Psychologist, MSc, MPSI
Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
I am an experienced Psychologist/Psychotherapist. Especialist providing CBT interventions and support across diverse settings. Proficient in clinical sessions. Demonstrated excellence in fostering well-being and understanding mental health across all age groups. Highly skilled in tailoring therapeutic and rehabilitation approaches.
I am an experienced Psychologist/Psychotherapist. Especialist providing CBT interventions and support across diverse settings. Proficient in clinical sessions. Demonstrated excellence in fostering well-being and understanding mental health across all age groups. Highly skilled in tailoring therapeutic and rehabilitation approaches.
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Photo of Karen Begley-McCarthy, Psychotherapist in County Waterford
Karen Begley-McCarthy
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified
Lismore, County Waterford P51
Hello and welcome. I am based in a tranquil and private area in West Waterford working in private practice. In my work, I create a safe, warm and professional space, where we can explore your life and the issues you are struggling with, whilst moving you towards healing and change you may be seeking.
Hello and welcome. I am based in a tranquil and private area in West Waterford working in private practice. In my work, I create a safe, warm and professional space, where we can explore your life and the issues you are struggling with, whilst moving you towards healing and change you may be seeking.
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Margaret Mary Walsh
Psychotherapist, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Waterford, County Waterford X91
Counselling available face to face in Waterford and online nationally. Current availability daytime with limited evening. Give me a call for a chat about your needs. Individual and Couples counselling. Would you like to address negative thoughts? Do you suffer with Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Work Stress, Confidence, Relationships, Bereavement, Injury/illness, Loss issues? Are you experiencing burnout? Would you like to attend one to one counselling? I provide counselling from Monday to Friday, with some limited Saturday availability. Link in for a consultation.
Counselling available face to face in Waterford and online nationally. Current availability daytime with limited evening. Give me a call for a chat about your needs. Individual and Couples counselling. Would you like to address negative thoughts? Do you suffer with Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Work Stress, Confidence, Relationships, Bereavement, Injury/illness, Loss issues? Are you experiencing burnout? Would you like to attend one to one counselling? I provide counselling from Monday to Friday, with some limited Saturday availability. Link in for a consultation.
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Photo of Anya Guiry Counselling, Counsellor in County Waterford
Anya Guiry Counselling
Counsellor, MA
Verified
Tramore, County Waterford X91  (Online Only)
I am pleased that you have found my profile - welcome. Do you ever feel like you're putting in a lot of effort but still not getting where you want to be? Whether it's entangled fears, old beliefs, addiction, or a current crisis, these factors can strongly impact your life. But remember, you're not alone in this struggle. Being human can be tough.
I am pleased that you have found my profile - welcome. Do you ever feel like you're putting in a lot of effort but still not getting where you want to be? Whether it's entangled fears, old beliefs, addiction, or a current crisis, these factors can strongly impact your life. But remember, you're not alone in this struggle. Being human can be tough.
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Photo of Anita Furlong, Psychotherapist in County Waterford
Anita Furlong
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
At times in our lives we can experience events or circumstances which can leave us worried, anxious, confused, angry or sometimes overwhelmed. Change can appear too challenging or sometimes impossible. At other times we can feel stuck or unable to overcome issues arising from our pasts, unable to communicate what we want or need, or how we feel. We are left struggling with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression and low self worth or confidence and shame and it can feel others don't or cannot understand.
At times in our lives we can experience events or circumstances which can leave us worried, anxious, confused, angry or sometimes overwhelmed. Change can appear too challenging or sometimes impossible. At other times we can feel stuck or unable to overcome issues arising from our pasts, unable to communicate what we want or need, or how we feel. We are left struggling with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression and low self worth or confidence and shame and it can feel others don't or cannot understand.
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Photo of Rose Fitzpatrick, Counsellor in County Waterford
Rose Fitzpatrick
Counsellor, MIACP
Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
I am a psychotherapist, working with adults, based in Waterford city, I also work online. I have worked with clients therapeutically developing self-esteem, self-compassion and self-worth. I work in an integrative manner to support and empower the client. I aim to provide a safe, non-judgmental, confidential, therapeutic space to explore what is uniquely you. This is not a perfect process; it is as unique and individual as you are. Together, we will explore the issues you bring, and work collaboratively to find your way forward and what works for you.
I am a psychotherapist, working with adults, based in Waterford city, I also work online. I have worked with clients therapeutically developing self-esteem, self-compassion and self-worth. I work in an integrative manner to support and empower the client. I aim to provide a safe, non-judgmental, confidential, therapeutic space to explore what is uniquely you. This is not a perfect process; it is as unique and individual as you are. Together, we will explore the issues you bring, and work collaboratively to find your way forward and what works for you.
(01) 267 6517 x69 View (01) 267 6517 x69
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Nature Inspired Therapy
Counsellor, MIACP
Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
I am an experienced and fully accredited Bilingual Counsellor & Psychotherapist who works in English & Lithuanian. I provide a unique space in a countryside in a private, safe, nonjudgmental and supportive environment. I offer General Counselling, Specialized Fertility Counselling, Counselling Outdoors (Ecotherapy), Walk & Talk Therapy. I practice as a Integrative Counsellor & Psychotherapist. I believe in the healing power of nature and integrate it into my practice.
I am an experienced and fully accredited Bilingual Counsellor & Psychotherapist who works in English & Lithuanian. I provide a unique space in a countryside in a private, safe, nonjudgmental and supportive environment. I offer General Counselling, Specialized Fertility Counselling, Counselling Outdoors (Ecotherapy), Walk & Talk Therapy. I practice as a Integrative Counsellor & Psychotherapist. I believe in the healing power of nature and integrate it into my practice.
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Photo of Akhtar Ali Syed, Psychologist in County Waterford
Akhtar Ali Syed
Psychologist, PhD, CPsychol PSI
Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91  (Online Only)
Life is a continuous process of experiences & challenges every passing day poses to us. Every experience leaves baggage behind for us to deal with. Sometimes the baggage gets too heavier and burdensome for us to carry. Our health, functioning, self-care, and relationships, all get affected because of this baggage. Psychotherapy is a way of getting liberated of the baggage from the past and for getting prepared for the upcoming life challenges.
Life is a continuous process of experiences & challenges every passing day poses to us. Every experience leaves baggage behind for us to deal with. Sometimes the baggage gets too heavier and burdensome for us to carry. Our health, functioning, self-care, and relationships, all get affected because of this baggage. Psychotherapy is a way of getting liberated of the baggage from the past and for getting prepared for the upcoming life challenges.
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Photo of Dr. Donagh Ward, Psychotherapist in County Waterford
Dr. Donagh Ward
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified
Tramore, County Waterford X91
I'm a fully qualified and accredited online counsellor. Services include CBT for anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, anger management, etc. Non-judgemental, solution-focused approach. Online and face-to-face therapy services provided. See www.waterfordcounselling.ie to book appointments - click on 'Website' button on the left for further details. Thank you.
I'm a fully qualified and accredited online counsellor. Services include CBT for anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, anger management, etc. Non-judgemental, solution-focused approach. Online and face-to-face therapy services provided. See www.waterfordcounselling.ie to book appointments - click on 'Website' button on the left for further details. Thank you.
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Photo of Dr. Aine Lombard, Psychologist in County Waterford
Dr. Aine Lombard
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, CPsychol PSI
Verified
Kill, County Waterford X42
Hello & welcome to my profile. I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with the PSI (M12836C) and Practitioner Psychologist with the HCPC (PYL31683). I offer confidential psychological therapy in person & online. There are a multitude of issues and concerns that may prompt any person, of any background, in any situation, to seek out a Psychologist. These may include experiences of helplessness, feelings of distress, confusion, or stagnation personally or professionally. Often, people feel stuck and unable to address their difficulties alone; this helplessness is a universal human trait, however, it can be lessened through therapy.
Hello & welcome to my profile. I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with the PSI (M12836C) and Practitioner Psychologist with the HCPC (PYL31683). I offer confidential psychological therapy in person & online. There are a multitude of issues and concerns that may prompt any person, of any background, in any situation, to seek out a Psychologist. These may include experiences of helplessness, feelings of distress, confusion, or stagnation personally or professionally. Often, people feel stuck and unable to address their difficulties alone; this helplessness is a universal human trait, however, it can be lessened through therapy.
(01) 267 6517 x10 View (01) 267 6517 x10
Photo of Cogbeh - Cognitive Behavioural Services in County Waterford
Cogbeh - Cognitive Behavioural Services
MA
Waterford, County Waterford X91
My services are (1) Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), (2) The Psychology Of Sport and Performance, (3) Meaning and Purpose in Life. In person or online. Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. Lecturer. Sports Coach. Sports Coach Tutor. Author of the book 'The Aware Self: A Compendium Of Conscious Living.'
My services are (1) Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), (2) The Psychology Of Sport and Performance, (3) Meaning and Purpose in Life. In person or online. Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. Lecturer. Sports Coach. Sports Coach Tutor. Author of the book 'The Aware Self: A Compendium Of Conscious Living.'
(01) 267 6641 x24 View (01) 267 6641 x24
Photo of Melissa Daly, Psychotherapist in County Waterford
Melissa Daly
Psychotherapist, MSc, NAPCP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Portlaw, County Waterford X91
Your mental health is as important and unique as your physical health. The two are tightly intertwined, what affects one often has an impact on the other. Life can be full of challenges and obstacles that can sometimes feel overwhelming and it's perfectly okay to seek a little extra help to navigate through them. Counselling is a space where you can open up about your thoughts, feelings, and experiences without judgment.
Your mental health is as important and unique as your physical health. The two are tightly intertwined, what affects one often has an impact on the other. Life can be full of challenges and obstacles that can sometimes feel overwhelming and it's perfectly okay to seek a little extra help to navigate through them. Counselling is a space where you can open up about your thoughts, feelings, and experiences without judgment.
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Photo of Sylwia McCarthy, Psychologist in County Waterford
Sylwia McCarthy
Psychologist, MA, CPsychol PSI
Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
I am passionate about working with people and helping them find their own way to a more fulfilled and satisfied life. I believe that health is not just absence of illness but a complete state of emotional and physical well-being. Whether you want to be more confident, improve your relationships or are looking to make changes in your professional life, I am here to assist you on your journey to get the life you want. I provide services in English and Polish.
I am passionate about working with people and helping them find their own way to a more fulfilled and satisfied life. I believe that health is not just absence of illness but a complete state of emotional and physical well-being. Whether you want to be more confident, improve your relationships or are looking to make changes in your professional life, I am here to assist you on your journey to get the life you want. I provide services in English and Polish.
(01) 267 6603 x54 View (01) 267 6603 x54
Photo of Roseanne Sinnott, Psychotherapist in County Waterford
Roseanne Sinnott
Psychotherapist, MSc, MIAHIP
Verified
Waterford, County Waterford Y34  (Online Only)
Roseanne is an integrative psychotherapist working from a humanist and person-centred approach. This means she holds a positive and hopeful view that every client has the capacity for self-healing within the therapeutic relationship with the therapist. She recognises the individuality of each client and integrates knowledge and skills from different therapy modalities according to the specific needs of the client. This facilitates a more flexible and individualised approach to therapy
Roseanne is an integrative psychotherapist working from a humanist and person-centred approach. This means she holds a positive and hopeful view that every client has the capacity for self-healing within the therapeutic relationship with the therapist. She recognises the individuality of each client and integrates knowledge and skills from different therapy modalities according to the specific needs of the client. This facilitates a more flexible and individualised approach to therapy
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Photo of Seamus Power, Psychologist in County Waterford
Seamus Power
Psychologist, MSc, MPSI
Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
I promote improved awareness of benefits of a healthy lifestyle with an emphasis on mental fitness and connection to self. BEING as connected and as aligned with our own true essence is probably one of the most challenging aspects of being HUMAN. For most of my life, I allowed my self-care and attention to be shifted and conditioned to serve others over my own core and essential needs. I now help you, through my experience and through the tools and techniques I have developed, to (re)discover, better appreciate and nurture unconditional self-love and care for the beautiful person you are (at your core).
I promote improved awareness of benefits of a healthy lifestyle with an emphasis on mental fitness and connection to self. BEING as connected and as aligned with our own true essence is probably one of the most challenging aspects of being HUMAN. For most of my life, I allowed my self-care and attention to be shifted and conditioned to serve others over my own core and essential needs. I now help you, through my experience and through the tools and techniques I have developed, to (re)discover, better appreciate and nurture unconditional self-love and care for the beautiful person you are (at your core).
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Average cost per session

€ 65

Counsellors in County Waterford who prioritize treating:

90% Anxiety
85% Self Esteem
84% Depression
76% Relationship Issues
76% Stress
70% Bereavement
67% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

7 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

94% Laya
83% Irish Life
83% VHI

How Counsellors in County Waterford see their clients

82% In Person and Online
18% Online Only

Gender breakdown

76% Female
24% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in County Waterford?

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.