The truth about trauma

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The word trauma is used in our everyday lives to describe highly stressful events. It covers a broad range of situations which fall under the categories of physical injury and emotional and physiological disturbances. The American Psychological Association defines trauma as “an emotional response to a terrible life event,” where the experience overwhelms the individual’s ability to cope. According to … Read More

MyMind to open new Cork centre

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MyMind is opening a new centre in Cork city to serve the growing demand for affordable mental health support. After opening the Cork branch in 2013, MyMind saw an increase of 86% in appointments in 2017, compared to the previous year. MyMind provided nearly 5,000 appointment to the people of Cork in 2017 alone. The new centre – located at … Read More

MyMind video series: Joe Donnelly

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In the next instalment of the MyMind video series, Cork-based psychotherapist, Joe Donnelly tells us about how therapy can help support personal development and why a safe environment is important for our clients. “The process of personal growth is a process of integration, that we integrate the sometimes conflicting aspects of ourselves so we live a more integrated and resilient … Read More

Nice to meet ‘Me’

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Cork blogger Sarah Cooney shares her experience of counselling at MyMind and her journey to get to really know herself. Nice to meet ‘Me’. This sums up nicely my experience of counselling so far. I have spent the last two years in counselling with a break of six months in between. During that time, it has felt like I have … Read More

MyMind Video Series: Sinead Russell

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Sinead Russell

In the next instalment of the MyMind video series, we talk to Cork-based therapist Sinead Russell about creating the right therapeutic environment for every client, and about the different qualities that are important for a therapist to have. “There are many good qualities that make a good therapist. I think one of the most important qualities is empathy. I think … Read More

Give One for MyMind this May Bank Holiday!

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The MyMind team joined Irish professional golfer Shane Lowry yesterday (April 25th) to officially launch the One for Ireland Campaign taking place this May Bank Holiday weekend (Friday 28th April to Monday 1st May). Customers across the country will be asked to add €1 to their bill at the till at retailers along with restaurants, cafés, hotels, pharmacies and hairdressers or donate … Read More

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

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 Saturdayfrom 4:00pm to 5:00pm. The cost of attending this group is €20 per person with a maximum number of six per group, … 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

MyMind video series: Stephen Watkins

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Stephen Watkins

In the fourth instalment of the MyMind video series, our Cork-based psychologist Stephen Watkins talks about the workings and benefits of CBT and the factors that could deter someone from getting the support they need. “The biggest barrier that I’ve repeatedly come across is that people who come to therapy think for some reason that they’re wrong or unusual or … Read More