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Counselling and training for those that need it

Wednesday, 5th September, 2018 4:37pm

Individual counselling and psychotherapy has been available since 1982 regardless of your background, beliefs or ability to pay. Cork Counselling Services also undertakes crisis intervention and couples and family work.

According to Joseph Enright, Interim Head Of Cork Counselling Services' Clinical team: “People use our services for many reasons such as anxiety, anger, bereavement, bullying, crisis pregnancy, depression, discrimination, loneliness, domestic violence, major illness, relationship difficulties, rape, gender and sexuality related issues, stress and work related problems and suicidal thoughts.

“Our service is run by a diverse team of professional counsellors and psychotherapists. All are either accredited counsellors, registered psychologists or are working towards accreditation. All work within recognised codes of ethics and the highest professional standards.”

Looking at Cork Counselling Services' 2017 figures, the not-for-profit charity:

- saw 404 clients in total, regardless of background or ability to pay

- delivered 2,917 hours of professional one-to-one counselling within the calendar year

- ran a successful Suicide Prevention Programme engaging over 600 secondary school children

- ran professional training programmes at certificate, diploma and degree level for 100 students

- donated all training profits to enable clients attend counselling at a price they can afford

To make an appointment, see corkcounsellingservices.ie or call 021-4274951.

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