Everyone has easy and quick access to affordable mental health services.
To pioneer a new and sustainable model of community based and online mental health services that are accessible and affordable to everyone.
WHO WE ARE
MyMind Centre for Mental Wellbeing was founded in 2006 as a not-for-profit community based provider of accessible mental health care. We now have centres in Dublin, Cork and Limerick city, providing a wide range of clients with counselling and psychotherapy services. MyMind charges our clients fees based upon their employment status, allowing the unemployed or full time students to access our services at reduced rates. The revenue generated from our full fee clients is reinvested into the organisation, enabling us to provide services that are affordable to all.
It is easy for a client to self-refer to MyMind, appointments are usually made within 72 hours of a client contacting our office. Additionally, MyMind has a multidisciplinary, multicultural team that is able to provide services in more than ten languages, enabling us to serve the migrant population. At MyMind we believe our work addresses a huge social need, providing proven positive outcomes for those impacted by mental health issues. Our affordable and timely mental health services mean people have the best chance of getting back to a positive frame of mind sooner and with lasting results. We impact the lives of individuals and their families, their communities, and Irish society as a whole.
WHAT WE DO
- Face-to-face services are delivered out of four centres nationally: Ranelagh Dublin 6, Store Street Dublin 1, Cork city and Limerick city
- Clients can book appointments over the phone or online
- Services are delivered by our qualified team of counsellors, psychologists and psychotherapists
- Clients can avail of online consultations via video conference, or talk to a mental health professional over email
- MyMind’s online services allow people who are geographically removed from our centres, or apprehensive about coming in for sessions, to avail of mental health support
MYMIND AS A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
- Revenue made from our full fee paying clients is used to support reduced fees for clients who are out of work
- MyMind connects clients with a team of qualified mental health professionals, ensures quality and adherence to regulations and standards
We are a non-profit organisation registered in Ireland (434008) with charitable status (CHY17600), CRA 20065812.
MyMind is compliant with the Governance Code as a Type C organization.
- Help our clients:Make a positive impact on more lives by putting mental health support within everyone’s reach.
- Build the best team:Continue to build a team of high quality mental health care professionals in a healthy, motivating work environment.
- Develop a sustainable, growing and financially strong organisation.
- We are relentless in our focus on creating easy access to mental health services across Ireland
- We define and follow procedures which support achievement of our goals
- We focus on solutions, not problems
- We ensure relevant stakeholders are involved in decision making processes
- We are committed to treating our clients with respect, professionalism and confidentiality
- We actively seek to partner with other organisations working in mental health
- We deliver a positive learning and development experience for our staff and volunteers
- We implement and follow policies and procedures to ensure vulnerable clients are protected from abuse
- We regularly review and assess the risks faced by MyMind in every aspect of our work and plan to manage those risks
Ciara O’ Toole is an entrepreneur, marketing professional, author and pilot with an honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin and a first honours MSc in marketing from the UCD Smurfit graduate business school. Currently working with Social Entrepreneurs Ireland facilitating high potential social entrepreneurs to achieve maximum social impact. Founded The Cat’s Pyjamas Strategic Marketing in 2004 and works on and off in a mix of contracts and consultancy work. Ex marketing manager of L’Oréal Paris Ireland comprising the L’Oreal Paris, Garnier and Maybelline brands, interim marketing manager of Red Bull, interim marketing communications manager of the Irish National Lottery, consumer planning director for Initiative Media working on the Diageo and Unilever accounts, marketing manager of Miller Genuine Draft, account director with Slattery Communications and brand manager for Johnson & Johnson. Holder of a private pilot licence for both land and seaplanes, earned at the Aero club of Como in Italy and Weston Airport Dublin. Fluent in Italian. Professional tennis coach. Author of travel narrative ‘Going Solo on Lake Como’. Has travelled to more than 40 countries and lived in Australia, Italy and the US. Characterised as results-oriented and clear thinking with excellent written, creative, organisational and interpersonal skills. Proven track record of delivery against commercial and strategic objectives.
Dr Paul Scully (joined in 2012)
Consultant Psychiatrist at St. James’s Hospital
Michael Binchy (joined in July 2013)
Michael was called to the Bar of Ireland in October 2005 and since then he has represented many different clients in many different cases before Courts and tribunals. In addition to a varied general practice at the Irish Bar, he also lecture Solicitors for continuing professional development purposes on topics of current legal interest as part of the Solicitors CPD Group.
Jude Farrell (joined in July 2015)
John Travers (joined in July 2015)
John was the founding CEO of three clean energy businesses in Ireland and the UK and previously worked as a manager at McKinsey and Shell International. He has worked as a healthcare volunteer in Ireland, East and West Africa and India. John studied both engineering and medicine at UCD and completed an MBA at Harvard. He has published two books.
Brian Mulvihill (joined in July 2015)
Brian is currently Finance and Investment Manager at Irelandia Investments. He worked for 4 years at KPMG Dublin where I trained as a Chartered Accountant (ACA). He worked at GE Capital prior to joining Irelandia. He is a member of the board of directors of The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) where he also acts as Company Secretary and sit on their Finance Committee. He holds an Hons Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Cork
- GSK Ireland IMPACT Awards 2015
- Ireland Funds Flagship Investment Awardee 2015-16
- Social Entrepreneurs Ireland – Impact Award 2013
- Arthur Guinness Award 2012
- Ashoka Fellow 2011
- Social Entrepreneurs Ireland – Elevator Programme Award 2011
- Captain Cathal Ryan Scholarship – 2010
- Social Entrepreneur category of the David Manley Awards – 2009
- Social Entrepreneurs Ireland – Award 2009