Mental health and third level students

An article in the Irish times highlighting the increasing strain on university counselling services in Ireland due to unprecedented demand for mental health support from students.

Please make contact with us here if you are facing a college waiting list and need support or advice on any of these issues.

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/there-is-a-tsunami-of-third-level-students-with-mental-health-problems-1.2924516

Is counselling & therapy only for those who can afford it?

A challenging article to read from the guardian which articulates an often expressed concern emanating from US research –  is therapy only for those who can afford it?

Talk Therapy Dublin  aims to provide access to low cost affordable counselling when applicable and pricing is contracted for taking into account the client’s situation.

Finding the right option for the client is the main focus not the fee.

 

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.

Bereavement – The pain of loss

Bereavement is something that will affect the vast majority of us at some stage in our lives.  It can be a crippling experience and does not have to be endured alone,  support is available.

Talking therapy is one of these supports as discussed in the below article from the Irish Independent.

http://www.independent.ie/life/family/family-features/dealing-with-bereavement-sometimes-at-night-i-would-creep-out-of-bed-down-to-the-kitchen-to-wail-out-loud-where-i-wouldnt-wake-anyone-30990073.html