Counselling During Pregnancy

An article from the Washington post that looks at a different approach to helping mothers and their families as well as trying to offset the risks of post natal depression.

Counselling & Psychotherapy are identified as a resource that could assist Mums dealing with this massive life event and any possible risks of anxiety and depression linked to it.   The approach of doing before birth is the key rather than waiting to see what happens after.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2016/10/13/why-psychotherapy-should-be-part-of-routine-prenatal-care/?utm_term=.1a18f7e4d42c

Mental Health support for those in third level education

Students are proven to be a particularly vulnerable population in relation to mental health concerns.  The below articles stresses the limitations Irish third levels institutions have in relation to supporting students in distress with counselling.

http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/third-level-in-distress-how-colleges-are-coping-with-mental-health-1.2828416

Please make contact here if the above issues affect you, talktherapy.ie provides affordable & accessible counselling options without waiting list limitations.

How do I find the right therapist?

Client often report having difficulty finding the right services and indeed the right therapist when in a state of distress.  Often GP’s and many other services are just as confused.

Here is an informative article for those considering starting Psychotherapy from the Irish Times

http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/therapy-unlocked-a-guide-to-finding-the-right-therapist-for-you-1.2055346