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.

SafeTalk – training for everyone in suicide alertness

With suicide being a serious issue in Irish society, steps can be taken by everyone to help assist those who  may be as risk.

The focus is on helping all of us move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss or avoid signs of suicide while also supporting the linking of the vulnerable person with agencies or people who can help.

The training is free and conducted in various location throughout Ireland.

Having completed the training I can say it is very accessible and practical and I am happy to help anyone interested in finding a training near them.

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