Due to COVID-19 guidelines, many of the services listed in our Services Directory have adopted new working arrangements. Please contact them directly to ascertain their current arrangements. 

All Counties

Adult Counselling Service, HSE

The Adult Counselling service provides free,confidential,individual and group therapy to adult survivors of childhood abuse. This includes sexual,emotional, physical abuse and neglect during childhood.

T: 1800 234 114 / E: newcastle.Counselling@hse.ie

 

Counselling for Families and Individuals Affected by Conflict and Violence

The Traveller Counselling Service is now offering free, confidential counselling, specifically for families and individuals that have been affected by conflict nationwide.
To avail of this service please use either of the contact options below and leave your name and number with the counsellor Annmarie Walsh.

T: 086 3081476; W: https://travellercounselling.ie/online-counselling

 

Counselling in Primary Care (CIPC), HSE

Provides short-term counselling (up to 8 sessions) with a professionally qualified and accredited counsellor. Service is available free of charge, for people aged 18 years and over, with a full medical card.

T: 091 583 682

 

Covid Online/Phone Counselling Service, HSE

Providing a COVID19 telephone and video call counselling service. It will offer appropriate therapeutic intervention based on assessing the individual needs of the clients. The purpose of this specialised service is to mitigate the psychosocial and mental health effects on people by responding appropriately, flexibly and in a timely way to the phased needs of who is affected.

Eligible clients: Clients who have been affected either directly or indirectly by the recent pandemic of COVID19. Service available to all adults over 18 years.

This is not an emergency service. GPs/Primary Care Teams/TUSLA/Psychosocial Responders/Mental Health Teams can refer to this service.

T: 091 583 682 / E: CIPC.West@hse.ie

 

Helplink Mental Health

Helplink Mental Health provides low-cost counselling (by appointment only) to support people who may be feeling unhappy, low, constantly worried, not sleeping, feeling stressed out and/or anxious, experiencing behaviour problems or anger issues, feeling sad, having difficulty dealing with a death, being bullied/cyber bullied, feeling confused, problems with eating, not feeling good about yourself and more.

Its counsellors are ready to help and are available online 7 days a week and out of hours!

T: 0818 99 88 80 / W: helplink.ie / E: helplinksupport@helplink.ie

 

Irish Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Directory of accredited counsellors and psychotherapists.

T: 01 230 3536 /  W: irish-counselling.ie

 

Irish Council for Psychotherapy

Directory of accredited counsellors and psychotherapists.

T: 01 905 8698 / E: Email : admin@psychotherapycouncil.ie / W: www.psychotherapycouncil.ie
For Counselling and Helplines news & events on this site, go HERE

 

MyMind

In response to the mental health challenges posed by COVID 19, MyMind is now working with Sláintecare and the HSE to provide fully subsidised counselling, psychotherapy and psychological support for individuals in all regions of Ireland online and via phone.

W: mymind.org/covid-19-project 

 

Pieta

Professional face-to-face therapeutic support for someone experiencing a suicidal crisis or engaging in self-harm.

Service provided completely free of charge. Suicide Helpline for anyone in a suicidal crisis or who has been bereaved by suicide.

T: 1800 247 247; Pieta Tuam 093 25586; Pieta (Mayo Outreach) 093 25586 / W: www.pieta.ie

 

Samaritans

A 24-hour confidential phone line for people who need someone to talk to.

T: 116 123  / W: www.samaritans.ie / E:  jo@samaritans.ie

 

Turn2Me

Free online counselling and online support groups for people over 18 years.

W: turn2me.org

Galway

Galway Diocesan Youth Service

Counselling service available to young people between 15 and 25 years.

T: 091 568 483 / E: gdyouthservices@gmail.com

 

Helplink Mental Health

Helplink Mental Health provides low-cost counselling (by appointment only) to support people who may be feeling unhappy, low, constantly worried,
not sleeping, feeling stressed out and/or anxious, experiencing behaviour problems, anger issues, feeling sad, having difficulty dealing with a death, being bullied/cyber bullied, feeling confused,  having problems with eating, not feeling good about yourself and more.

Its counsellors are ready to help and are available for online appointments and face-to-face appointments in Galway, 7 days a week and out of hours.

T: 0818 99 88 80 / W: helplink.ie / E: helplinksupport@helplink.ie

 

Torie Traveller Counselling Service

Counselling service for Travellers, covering Galway city and county.

T: 087 637 9074

 

Youth Work Ireland, Youth Counselling Service

Counselling service for young people aged 12 to 21 years. Based in Galway city, Tuam, Ballinasloe and Loughrea.

T: 087 329 1931 / E: counselling@youthworkgalway.ie

Mayo

Curam Family Centre, Claremorris
Marriage, relationship, family, couple and child counselling available.
 T: 094 936 2096 / E: office@curamclaremorris.ie / W: www.curamclaremorris.com
The Family Centre, Castlebar

Provides support for families and individuals through counselling, education & training. Care for those in crisis.

Works in collaboration with other statutory/voluntary agencies in needs identification and service innovation that will advance family welfare. Develops support services and programmes on an outreach basis.

info@thefamilycentre.com / W: www.thefamilycentre.com  
Helplink Mental Health

Helplink Mental Health provides low-cost counselling (by appointment only) to support people who may be feeling unhappy, low, constantly worried,
not sleeping, feeling stressed out and/or anxious, having behaviour problems, anger issues, feeling sad, experiencing difficulty dealing with a death, being bullied/cyber bullied, feeling confused, problems with eating, not feeling good about yourself and more.

Its counsellors are ready to help and are available for online appointments and face-to-face appointments in Mayo, 7 days a week and out of hours.
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T: 0818 99 88 80 / W: helplink.ie / E: helplinksupport@helplink.ie

 

Knock Counselling Service

Service includes individual and couple counselling, group therapy and drop-in service. Group work and Anger management. Available to adults and adolescents.

E: counsellingoffice@knockshrine.ie /  W:  www.knock-shrine.ie/counselling  / T: 094 93 75032

 

Westport Family & Community Resource Centre

The centre offers low cost counselling for adults and adolescents, and low cost play therapy for children aged 5-12 years.

Their catchment area is Westport, Newport and Louisburgh.

Demand for the services is high and there is usually a waiting list.

E: admin@westportfrc.ie  /  W: www.westportfrc.ie  / T: 098 24419

 

Roscommon

Access to Psychology Services Ireland (APSI)

Access to Psychology Services Ireland (APSI) provides stepped-care, low intensity interventions in a primary care setting for adlults with mild-to-moderate mental health presentations. It is a free service to all in Roscommon and does not require a Medical Card.

T:090 666 5020 / W: www.apsi.ie

 

Boyle Family Resource Centre

Provides a professional counselling to families, individuals, and couples.

T: 071 966 3000 / E: inf0@boylefrc.ie  /W: www.boylefrc.ie

 

Vita House Family Centre

Vita House Family Centre is a community and voluntary organization located in Roscommon town which provides a holistic service to the community, including a wide range of enrichment and family support programmes, courses, seminars and workshops. Professional counselling, psychotherapy and family mediation services are offered.

T: 090 662 5898 / E: info@vitahouse.org / W: www.vitahouse.org
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