Choosing a therapist – what to consider

There are a number of different school’s of psychotherapy and clients often see a therapist unsure of how they may work.

This can sometimes be a factor in early drop out of therapy.  The below UK article from the telegraph  looks at the issue of how to choose the right therapist for you.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/wellbeing/healthadvice/11003221/How-to-choose-a-therapist.html

 

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.

Affordable Counselling in Ireland – some options

A useful article highlighting some of the options available for those looking for free or low cost counselling/therapy support in Ireland.

For more information feel free to contact us and make use of the free information service from talktherapy.ie

http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/features/mental-health-where-to-find-free-or-cheap-counselling-in-ireland-319176.html