Counselling in Carrickpherish

Photo of Osas Iyamu Usideme, Psychologist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Osas Iyamu Usideme
Psychologist, MSc
Verified Verified
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 Abbeywell Therapy, Psychotherapist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Abbeywell Therapy
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
I am an integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist with a strong creative and enthusiastic style is based out of a person centered approach. I use numerous supportive models and approaches interchangeably in dynamic response to the Client’s needs as they arise within session. I operate from my private practice “Abbeywell” from the beautiful town of Graiguenamanagh on the Kilkenny/Carlow Border. I regularly travels nationwide to provide emotional debriefing sessions for frontline healthcare professionals. I also has an established video counselling service if traveling is limited
I am an integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist with a strong creative and enthusiastic style is based out of a person centered approach. I use numerous supportive models and approaches interchangeably in dynamic response to the Client’s needs as they arise within session. I operate from my private practice “Abbeywell” from the beautiful town of Graiguenamanagh on the Kilkenny/Carlow Border. I regularly travels nationwide to provide emotional debriefing sessions for frontline healthcare professionals. I also has an established video counselling service if traveling is limited
(01) 267 6622 x26 View (01) 267 6622 x26
Photo of Lauren Hall (Remote Sessions), Psychotherapist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Lauren Hall (Remote Sessions)
Psychotherapist, MA, NAPCP
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91  (Online Only)
Perhaps you find yourself stressed, anxious, struggling with a relationship, facing a difficult life transition or you are ready to understand yourself or your past better. You recognize the importance of mental and emotional well-being and feel ready to commit to engaging in the therapeutic process. You understand its not an overnight fix but you're looking for insight, guidance, emotional support and ways to cope.
Perhaps you find yourself stressed, anxious, struggling with a relationship, facing a difficult life transition or you are ready to understand yourself or your past better. You recognize the importance of mental and emotional well-being and feel ready to commit to engaging in the therapeutic process. You understand its not an overnight fix but you're looking for insight, guidance, emotional support and ways to cope.
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Photo of Anna Cogan, Psychotherapist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Anna Cogan
Psychotherapist, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
If you are looking for a space for yourself, for a listening ear in a time set aside to look at those issues that make your life harder, like relationship difficulties, anxiety, addiction, low mood, overwhelm, I am here and available to work with you. I aim to help my clients explore their life issues with a view to gaining an understanding of what's going on for you, and how best to improve your situation, make good decisions in your life.
If you are looking for a space for yourself, for a listening ear in a time set aside to look at those issues that make your life harder, like relationship difficulties, anxiety, addiction, low mood, overwhelm, I am here and available to work with you. I aim to help my clients explore their life issues with a view to gaining an understanding of what's going on for you, and how best to improve your situation, make good decisions in your life.
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Photo of Eileen Devaney, Psychotherapist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Eileen Devaney
Psychotherapist, MSc, MIACP
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
Not accepting new clients
My goal is to help the client to achieve their own personal goals, via individual or couple's therapy. This includes recovery from trauma e.g. adverse childhood events, sexual abuse, violence, bereavement, PTSD, abandonment or any issues that affects ongoing functioning. It also addresses self-esteem, depression, addiction or anxiety/panic attacks that may arise as a result of stress. Indeed stress is the root of much anxiety and physical ailments. As a foundation I offer a sincere and authentic relationship to assist the client with all relationships and future aspirations in their lives. I also offer clinical supervision.
My goal is to help the client to achieve their own personal goals, via individual or couple's therapy. This includes recovery from trauma e.g. adverse childhood events, sexual abuse, violence, bereavement, PTSD, abandonment or any issues that affects ongoing functioning. It also addresses self-esteem, depression, addiction or anxiety/panic attacks that may arise as a result of stress. Indeed stress is the root of much anxiety and physical ailments. As a foundation I offer a sincere and authentic relationship to assist the client with all relationships and future aspirations in their lives. I also offer clinical supervision.
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Photo of Abiola Muhammed-Ogunfowora, Psychologist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Abiola Muhammed-Ogunfowora
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, MPSI
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
You are constantly feeling like something is missing. Caring for others is beginning to take its toll on you. You are not sure what is going on but you just know things can not stay the same. Deciding to attend therapy can be challenging. Finding a suitable therapist even more difficult. Trusting a psychologist to take this journey with you can be extremely terrifying and intimidating. If you are looking for someone that will be understanding, supportive but most of all help you achieve your therapeutic goals. Contact me now and begin your process.
You are constantly feeling like something is missing. Caring for others is beginning to take its toll on you. You are not sure what is going on but you just know things can not stay the same. Deciding to attend therapy can be challenging. Finding a suitable therapist even more difficult. Trusting a psychologist to take this journey with you can be extremely terrifying and intimidating. If you are looking for someone that will be understanding, supportive but most of all help you achieve your therapeutic goals. Contact me now and begin your process.
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Photo of Anna Czuczman, Psychologist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Anna Czuczman
Psychologist, MSc, MPSI
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
Waitlist for new clients
My name is Anna Czuczman and I'm a founder of Eat At Ease Counselling. I'm a psychologist specializing in Nutritional Psychology, Eating Psychology and Mind Body Nutrition. My professional qualifications include MSc in Psychology, PgDip in Nutritional Psychology, Mind Body Nutritition Coaching and Practitioner Skills for Eating Disorders. I am helping clients who struggle with overeating, binge eating, emotional eating, food worry, weight worry, body image concerns, digestion, low mood and fatigue. I am originally from Poland, living and practicing in Ireland since 2016. I work in both Polish and English.
My name is Anna Czuczman and I'm a founder of Eat At Ease Counselling. I'm a psychologist specializing in Nutritional Psychology, Eating Psychology and Mind Body Nutrition. My professional qualifications include MSc in Psychology, PgDip in Nutritional Psychology, Mind Body Nutritition Coaching and Practitioner Skills for Eating Disorders. I am helping clients who struggle with overeating, binge eating, emotional eating, food worry, weight worry, body image concerns, digestion, low mood and fatigue. I am originally from Poland, living and practicing in Ireland since 2016. I work in both Polish and English.
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Online Psychologists
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, CPsychol PSI
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91  (Online Only)
Richard is a Counselling Psychologist and a Chartered member of the Psychological Society of Ireland. He works with people who have a deep desire to change the patterns within their relationships, either with themselves or with others. Richard has worked with clients from 4 to 94, in a variety of different setting, from primary care public health services, to the hospice service. He has worked with people with present with a number of different issues, from addiction to trauma, which are often interlinked.
Richard is a Counselling Psychologist and a Chartered member of the Psychological Society of Ireland. He works with people who have a deep desire to change the patterns within their relationships, either with themselves or with others. Richard has worked with clients from 4 to 94, in a variety of different setting, from primary care public health services, to the hospice service. He has worked with people with present with a number of different issues, from addiction to trauma, which are often interlinked.
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Photo of Amy Heazle, Psychotherapist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Amy Heazle
Psychotherapist, MA, NAPCP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Waterford, County Waterford X91
Waitlist for new clients
Do you need to talk? Sometimes life gets tough, and that's okay. Almost everyone experiences mental health difficulties at some point in their life. Talking to a counsellor or psychotherapist gives you a private, safe space to share your story without fear of judgment. It helps you make sense of how things have affected you. Therapy brings clarity and self-awareness, giving you the power to make positive changes in your life and relationships. It also gives you the tools to set boundaries and live your life the way you want.
Do you need to talk? Sometimes life gets tough, and that's okay. Almost everyone experiences mental health difficulties at some point in their life. Talking to a counsellor or psychotherapist gives you a private, safe space to share your story without fear of judgment. It helps you make sense of how things have affected you. Therapy brings clarity and self-awareness, giving you the power to make positive changes in your life and relationships. It also gives you the tools to set boundaries and live your life the way you want.
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Photo of Dr. Donagh Ward, Psychotherapist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Dr. Donagh Ward
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
I'm a fully qualified and accredited counsellor. I offer online and in-person therapy from my office in Tramore, Co. Waterford. Services include CBT for anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, anger management, etc. Non-judgemental, solution-focused approach. See www.waterfordcounselling.ie to book appointments - click on 'Website' button on the right for further details. Thank you.
I'm a fully qualified and accredited counsellor. I offer online and in-person therapy from my office in Tramore, Co. Waterford. Services include CBT for anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, anger management, etc. Non-judgemental, solution-focused approach. See www.waterfordcounselling.ie to book appointments - click on 'Website' button on the right for further details. Thank you.
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Photo of Bogdan Wawrzaszek, Psychotherapist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Bogdan Wawrzaszek
Psychotherapist, PhD, MIACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Waterford, County Waterford X91
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.
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.
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Photo of Maggie Lynch, Counsellor in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Maggie Lynch
Counsellor, Pre-Accredited Member IACP
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
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.
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.
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Photo of Kaylene Petersen, Counsellor in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Kaylene Petersen
Counsellor, MIACP
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
Not accepting new clients
I am a qualified IACP accredited counsellor/psychotherapist based in Kilkenny city. I use an integrative approach with clients, incorporating person-centred therapy, attachment-based therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). This approach brings together different elements of specific therapies and ensures counselling techniques are tailored to individual needs and personal circumstances. My areas of speciality include relationship issues, self-esteem, narcissistic abuse, adults presenting with childhood emotional neglect, bereavement, depression and anxiety.
I am a qualified IACP accredited counsellor/psychotherapist based in Kilkenny city. I use an integrative approach with clients, incorporating person-centred therapy, attachment-based therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). This approach brings together different elements of specific therapies and ensures counselling techniques are tailored to individual needs and personal circumstances. My areas of speciality include relationship issues, self-esteem, narcissistic abuse, adults presenting with childhood emotional neglect, bereavement, depression and anxiety.
(01) 267 6552 x45 View (01) 267 6552 x45
Photo of Life Events Counselling with Michelle Melia, Psychotherapist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Life Events Counselling with Michelle Melia
Psychotherapist, MA, MIACP
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
I believe that we need all the help and support we can get these days, and my aim is to encourage you to feel comfortable enough to speak about whatever is troubling you. I aim to enable you to feel safe, understood, respected, and accepted without judgement. I know the courage it takes to enter a therapeutic relationship so I make every effort to create an online/ face to face space that makes each person I talk with feel genuinely heard and understood. When you speak in confidence with me, you speak with a trained professional with no agenda when offering guidance or support, only your very best interests at heart.
I believe that we need all the help and support we can get these days, and my aim is to encourage you to feel comfortable enough to speak about whatever is troubling you. I aim to enable you to feel safe, understood, respected, and accepted without judgement. I know the courage it takes to enter a therapeutic relationship so I make every effort to create an online/ face to face space that makes each person I talk with feel genuinely heard and understood. When you speak in confidence with me, you speak with a trained professional with no agenda when offering guidance or support, only your very best interests at heart.
(01) 267 6641 x75 View (01) 267 6641 x75
Photo of Francesca Iorio, Psychotherapist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Francesca Iorio
Psychotherapist, MSc
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Waterford, County Waterford X91
I am a fully trained pre-accredited Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist based in Wexford Town. I work with adults presenting a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, compulsions, relationship issues, trauma, emotional dysregulation, life transitions, eating disorders, self-defeating behaviours. Whatever difficulty you are experiencing, I will offer a safe, confidencial, and non-judgemental space where to gain a deep understanding of yourself and your psychical life. Through this exploration we will look at the roots of your current struggles and increase your ability to find new ways of dealing with your difficulty.
I am a fully trained pre-accredited Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist based in Wexford Town. I work with adults presenting a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, compulsions, relationship issues, trauma, emotional dysregulation, life transitions, eating disorders, self-defeating behaviours. Whatever difficulty you are experiencing, I will offer a safe, confidencial, and non-judgemental space where to gain a deep understanding of yourself and your psychical life. Through this exploration we will look at the roots of your current struggles and increase your ability to find new ways of dealing with your difficulty.
(01) 267 6570 x65 View (01) 267 6570 x65
Photo of The Anxiety Clinic, Psychotherapist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
The Anxiety Clinic
Psychotherapist, MIAHIP
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
Have you finally got to that point in your struggle with anxiety that you really want to deal with it? If you are, I’m here to help you. Together we can help you make the journey out of your anxiety. I can help you manage your anxious thoughts more effectively, by reducing your levels of anxiety and enjoy life without worrying all the time.
Have you finally got to that point in your struggle with anxiety that you really want to deal with it? If you are, I’m here to help you. Together we can help you make the journey out of your anxiety. I can help you manage your anxious thoughts more effectively, by reducing your levels of anxiety and enjoy life without worrying all the time.
086 730 9213 View 086 730 9213
Photo of Trish Carroll, Psychotherapist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Trish Carroll
Psychotherapist, MA, APCP
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91  (Online Only)
Therapy is food for the soul ! You can disclose what you feel comfortable talking about at your own pace in a confidential, safe, private space. Many people come to therapy to help with current struggles or past experiences, but many also attend just to maintain a good mindset. Each person’s life experience is different and as we know sometimes it can be challenging, therefore talking can help to clear our minds, uncover our struggles, and understand our emotions. Therapy can be challenging, but it can also be very rewarding. Everyone deserves to be heard and supported. Looking forward to meeting you :)
Therapy is food for the soul ! You can disclose what you feel comfortable talking about at your own pace in a confidential, safe, private space. Many people come to therapy to help with current struggles or past experiences, but many also attend just to maintain a good mindset. Each person’s life experience is different and as we know sometimes it can be challenging, therefore talking can help to clear our minds, uncover our struggles, and understand our emotions. Therapy can be challenging, but it can also be very rewarding. Everyone deserves to be heard and supported. Looking forward to meeting you :)
(01) 267 6527 x68 View (01) 267 6527 x68
Photo of Dr. Lorna Fortune - Psychologist, Psychologist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Dr. Lorna Fortune - Psychologist
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, CPsychol PSI
Verified Verified
Waterford, County Waterford X91
I am a compassionate and experienced Consultant Psychologist who is enthusiastic about providing evidence-based therapies for a wide range of emotional problems. I qualified as a Chartered Counselling Psychologist 25 years ago, I spent most of my career working within the NHS in the UK and have recently retuned to Ireland. See more details here: www.psychologyforyou.org
I am a compassionate and experienced Consultant Psychologist who is enthusiastic about providing evidence-based therapies for a wide range of emotional problems. I qualified as a Chartered Counselling Psychologist 25 years ago, I spent most of my career working within the NHS in the UK and have recently retuned to Ireland. See more details here: www.psychologyforyou.org
(01) 267 6527 x35 View (01) 267 6527 x35
Photo of Melissa Daly, Psychotherapist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Melissa Daly
Psychotherapist, MSc, NAPCP
Verified 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.
(01) 267 6595 x83 View (01) 267 6595 x83
Photo of Dr. Aine Lombard, Psychologist in Carrickpherish, County Waterford
Dr. Aine Lombard
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, CPsychol PSI
Verified Verified
Tramore, County Waterford X91
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.
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FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Carrickpherish?

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.