The power of listening

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According to the Mental Health Matters Report (2016), there has been a 41% increase in the number of college students seeking counselling. This is a staggering increase and it’s no surprise that a lot of university counselling services are struggling to meet this demand. In my spare time, I volunteer as a peer mentor. I am one of the founding members … Read More

5 steps to a healthier relationship

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While Valentine’s Day is a prime opportunity to show your partner how you feel, it is also important to show your affection on the other 364 days of the year. Every relationship will have it’s ups and downs, nobody is perfect. What’s important is to not let the “downs” keep you down. To finish off our Valentine’s blog series, here’s … Read More

MyMind supports more than ever this winter

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MyMind has supported a record number of people this winter.  MyMind, which has centres in Dublin, Limerick and Cork, provided 1,798 appointments in November alone. This is compared to 1,226 appointments made by clients in the same month last year – a growth of almost 47%. An incredible 15,725 appointments have been made by MyMind clients so far this year. … Read More

Interview with: Claire Forde

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Claire Forde

As part of our monthly interview series, we’re talking to Limerick-based therapist Claire Forde about person centred counselling and how talking to someone can really help if you’re worried about your mental wellbeing. Claire, as a counsellor, you abide by the core conditions set out by Carl Rogers regarding Person Centred Counselling. Can you tell us more about this approach? … Read More

An Interview with Seán De Bhulbh

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Sean De Bhulbh

This month, we’re talking with Gestalt therapist Seán De Bhulbh about his work at MyMind and the Gestalt approach to therapy. What drew you to the area of therapy? When I reached my late thirties I experienced unhappiness and dis-ease in life, my life circumstances and situation.  I found it difficult to enjoy relationships and to feel satisfaction and fulfilment in my work.  … Read More

An Interview with Sinéad Russell

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Sinead Russell

This month, we’ll be talking to psychotherapist Sinéad Russell, who uses an integrative and person-centred approach. What do you do at MyMind? I am a psychotherapist at MyMind. I use an integrative approach. The reason I use this approach is that not every client is the same. Different approaches work for different people – sometimes people decide how they want … Read More

What marriage counselling meant to me

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A real service user shares her experience with marriage counselling at MyMind.  A few months back, my marriage was in trouble and I was beginning to think about divorce. Although my partner and I knew that neither of us would be happy living separately, something was still wrong in our relationship. At that time I felt helpless, but I spoke … Read More

MyMind and LetsPrint.ie team up

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MyMind Centre for Mental Wellbeing and LetsPrint.ie have teamed up to empower others to take their own positive step towards mental wellbeing. This partnership has grown from a mutual belief that everyone has the right to access mental health support when they need it, to help resolve issues, develop coping skills and enjoy life to the fullest. Working together to … Read More

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or ‘CBT’ is becoming a household name when it comes to talk therapy, but how exactly does it work? MyMind has an excellent team practising CBT. If you’d like to make an appointment, call us at 076 680 1060 or BOOK now online. The general thinking behind CBT is that we all learn to act and think in certain … Read More

Understanding suicide

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Despite government funding for the National Office for Suicide Prevention rising from €4 million in 2013 to €8 million in 2014, suicide is still the leading cause of death among young people. Ireland’s rate of suicide among young people ranks 4th highest in the EU. These rates are of growing concern, particularly within male populations, with 83 percent of deaths … Read More