Finding the support you need

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If you had broken an arm, have a cold or feel sick, then you would be encouraged to go see a GP or go to the hospital and get what you need seen to. What about if you were feeling anxious or depressed. Where would you be encouraged to go? Do we know where to go and do we know … Read More

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

An interview with Stephen Watkins

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Stephen Watkins

This month, we will be talking with MyMind counselling psychologist Stephen Watkins about CBT, the nature-nurture debate and the little white lies we tell ourselves about our bad habits. Why did you get into psychology? My brother has autism. How he interacts in certain situations is fascinating to me. I’ve always wondered how his mind works in comparison to mine … Read More