Professor Jim Lucey and others contribute to an Irish Times article exploring the topic of modern talk therapies (and mental health) in an Irish context.
Misconceptions, confusion, difficulties with access and stigma seem to be still big issues in Ireland when examining the topic of modern Irish Psychotherapy.
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. This UK article from the telegraph looks at the issue of how to choose the right therapist for you.
With so many different therapists, styles of therapy and accrediting bodies it can be very difficult to know where to begin in terms of getting the right counselling support for yourself.
Here is a very clear and helpful article for those considering counselling or psychotherapy
An article questioning our reliance on prescription medication when tackling certain mental health issues.