Local Counselling / Psychotherapy Services

Adult Primary Care Psychology Service

The primary care Psychology service provides services for children and adults in order to address a broad range of psychological and mental health difficulties. They accept GP or Self-Referral. They are based in Our Lady’s Clinic, Patrick’s Street, Dun Laoghaire or some other health centres in the region.

Pieta House

Pieta House provide bereavement support counselling and advice services for people who have lost a relative or friend to suicide.

Counselling Sessions for Medical Card Holders

Up to 8 sessions of counselling are available for free for medical card holders from the HSE:

Donnybrook Centre

Offer a range of both short term and long term therapy for children, adolescents, adults, couples and groups. Therapists work from a variety of disciplines including psychoanalytic psychotherapy, humanistic and integrative psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and solution focused therapy. In addition to normal cost therapy, a low cost psychotherapy service is also provided where clients can see pre-accredited therapists or therapists in training.

Family Therapy Association of Ireland

The Family Therapy Association of Ireland FTAI is the professional organisation which represents family therapy and therapists in Ireland. The website offers contact details of all accredited family therapists nationwide.

Institute of Creative Counselling and Psychotherapy

The Institute is a privately run partnership staffed by experienced psychotherapists. It has been offering a service to adults, teenagers, couples, groups and organisations since 1983. It is located in Dun Laoghaire.

Living Life Counselling

Living Life Counselling is a registered charity providing professional and affordable counselling in Bray and Arklow. They offer broad based generic counselling services. The service is available to those who are unemployed/in receipt of social welfare allowances or on low incomes.

National Counselling Service

National Counselling Service for Victims of Childhood Abuse with services based in Baggot Street Community Hospital and Dun Laoghaire.

Teen Counselling

Teen Counselling aims to provide a professional counselling service for adolescents and their families who are struggling with behavioural and emotional problems. Services are free, community based, for teenagers (12-18 years) and their parents/carers. It is located on Clonliffe Road.

The Irish Council for Psychotherapy

The website of the Irish Council for Psychotherapy, the professional organisation which represents psychotherapists in Ireland. The Irish Council for Psychotherapy represents over 1,040 psychotherapists in Ireland, who practise in a number of different sub disciplines the website contains contact information for accredited therapists nationwide.

The Psychological Society of Ireland

Professional body for registered psychologists in Ireland

Turning Point

Turning Point in Dun Laoghaire offers individual Counselling/Psychotherapy to address a host of different life challenges including job loss, career change, desire for more meaningful relationships, urge to deepen one’s personal journey of self-exploration and growth, depression, anxiety, bereavement, psychosomatic ailments, and general life stress. We also offer couples counselling, mediation, and employee assistance. They also offer reduced rate counselling.