My Life: One Year On

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The author of this article shares her experience of life before starting therapy at MyMind and one year on. Therapy and Generally Dealing with Life a Bit Better One Year On Then: I second-guessed every social interaction I had, even with close friends and family, and would often regret saying anything as it sounded stupid to me. Now: I feel … 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: Emma Doyle

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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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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

Give yourself the gift of therapy this Christmas

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As we approach New Year’s Eve it’s natural to find yourself reflecting on the goals you set for yourself at the start of the year, and it’s even more natural to discover that you may not be where you want to be in life. You may notice feelings of failure and dread surfacing before you even make your resolutions. This year … 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

MyMind video series: Karen O’Leary

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Continuing on from the MyMind video series, Cork-based therapist Karen O’Leary talks about creative arts therapy and her work with children and young people struggling with mental health difficulties. “From the outside it can look like there’s nothing much happening, like we’re just playing, but there’s a very definitive process involved…” (Karen O’Leary on creative arts therapy) If you’re interested in … Read More