MyMind Video Series: Emma Doyle

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Emma Doyle

Next up in the MyMind video series, we have Cork-based therapist Emma Doyle. Emma talks about integrative psychotherapy and how this can benefit family dynamics and resolve issues within the family unit. “Therapy can afford the client the opportunity to really understand their family system and how their role in a family developed,” said Emma. If you would like to … Read More

Mental wellbeing at every age

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Yoga teacher and MyMind resident blogger Maggie May O’Callaghan talks about the importance of looking after your mental wellbeing as you get older. When I was initially asked to write this article I was struck by two things. The first, that I have had a formidable woman in my life in my nana who has shown me an undying passion … Read More

Building mental resilience

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“The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists” – Japanese Proverb So here’s a scenario. Person A and Person B have exams looming. Both study hard and are hopeful about their success. However when results come back, they are not quite what they expected and both have failed. Person A decides to take this as a learning … Read More

Asking for help

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Ever heard or said the following: “Ah, sure I’ll be grand”, “Don’t bother, I can handle it”, “Feelings? Nope, I don’t want to talk about it”, “It’s my burden to carry”, “I don’t want to bother them”, “I don’t need help.” Yes? Well you aren’t alone in that. Today is World Health Day and the aim of this day is … Read More

Infertility Support Group

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Women living with infertility have been welcomed to a new MyMind support group this month. MyMind Cork has started a new group for women who are struggling to conceive. The group takes place at MyMind 9 Dyke Parade every Saturday from April 22nd from 4:00pm to 5:00pm. The cost of attending this group is €20 per person with a maximum number … Read More

MyMind Video Series: Maureen Finucane

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Maureen Finucane

In the latest instalment of the MyMind video series, Cork-based therapist Maureen Finucane talks about the Person Centred approach to her work and what someone can expect from their first therapy session. ‘I belive the client or the person is the expert, they know themselves, their experience and their history best. My role is to help them journey in a … Read More

Alcohol and your mental health

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St. Patrick’s Day, the day where everyone wears green and becomes a little bit Irish. Whether you call him St. Paddy, St. Pat or Lá Fhéile Pádraig, it doesn’t matter, everyone is welcome to celebrate. This inclusion is one of the many positive aspects of being Irish, as we are known for being one of the friendliest people in the … Read More

MyMind Video Series: Patrick Fitzgerald

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Patrick Fitzgerald

Next up in the MyMind video series, Limerick-based therapist Patrick Fitzgerald talks about rural isolation in Ireland and why it is important to look after your mental health. “Rural isolation is the growing of loneliness that’s being experienced by communities” Patrick explains. If you wish to avail of the online or face-to-face services discussed by Patrick, please call us on … Read More

International Women’s Day

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Happy International Women’s Day! Today, we acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of women socially, environmentally, politically, culturally and economically. Since 1911, women have spent this day telling their stories, reflecting on their journey in a bid to inspire other women but also to call for gender equality. As George-Hilley (2015) stated “International Women’s Day is a positive force for celebration, … Read More

How to talk to a loved one with an eating disorder

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (#NEDAW17) is coming to a close. The theme of this years campaign is “It’s Time to Talk About It” in an effort to open the conversation around eating disorders and reduce the stigma. Eating disorders are characterised by irregular patterns of eating. Among the most common examples of disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and … Read More