Booterstown Counselling & Psychological Services

You may have asked yourself before “Do I need to start therapy?” and this can be a question that you might continue to ask yourself when you feel that there are periods in your life when things can become too overwhelming. Knowing when to reach out can be difficult, you may convince yourself that you can deal with it on your own only to find that you are still experiencing the same overwhelming feelings and emotions as the previous time. If you have never been to therapy before it may be difficult to know where to start or what is the best approach for you. There is a lot of information about counselling and psychotherapy but you can feel that it might not apply to you.

If you are looking for counselling and therapy services in the Booterstown area, Mind and Body Works have 3 dedicated counselling centres in very convenient locations. Our Booterstown counselling therapy services are available from our centres in Wicklow Street, Dublin 2, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, and Dundrum, Dublin 14.

Mind and Body Works have a trained team of over 120 therapists that offer many types of psychotherapy in Booterstown. This includes CBT, couples counselling, family therapy and child play therapy. We also offer low-cost counselling as an affordable service for students, clients on a reduced income or those who are working part-time.

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What is counselling and psychotherapy?

Both counselling and psychotherapy are forms of talk therapy that aim to relieve you of emotional difficulties. You will work with a trained professional who will listen to what you have to say about yourself. A therapy session is used as a judgement-free space for you to speak openly and honestly about how you are feeling. Your therapist will work with you to overcome any negative thoughts, beliefs, feelings and behaviours to help improve your quality of life.

Our therapists are trained to work with issues such as anxiety, depression, stress and work, family, and relationship-related issues. Your therapist will tailor their approach to suit your needs. This means that they will include different therapy styles to work with the issues that you are bringing to the sessions which allows a holistic treatment approach. It is very common to feel like you do not know what to talk about or how to start talking about your issues but this can take some time to develop. It is important to build a trusting relationship with your therapist so you feel supported enough to allow yourself to open up.

Each therapist holds an accreditation with the necessary regulated bodies such as the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP), the Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP) and the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). The therapists have all completed the necessary training required to work as a psychotherapist, some have completed additional specialised training to work with specific issues.

How Do I Begin?

If you are ready to start your psychotherapy journey but are unsure of where to start, you can contact us directly by email at or phone us at 01 6771021. Our administration team can help answer any questions you have about starting your work with a therapist, they can recommend the best therapist and centre for people living or working in the Booterstown area.

Each session is usually held weekly and lasts approximately 50 minutes, depending on your availability and access to our Booterstown counselling service, your therapist will try to accommodate you as best they can. Your psychotherapy sessions should be tailored to suit your needs and your therapist will work with you to best understand how this can be achieved.

If you have any queries about what kind of therapy would be best suited for you please visit our ‘Therapies’ page on our website. We also have a dedicated pages to ‘Issues You Might Be Facing’, each page presents a different issue that can present itself in therapy and provides a brief description of how it can be experienced e.g. Anxiety, Family, Stress etc. If you feel that you relate to any of the information on the page there are a list of recommended therapists at the bottom of the page, this can help with the choosing of a therapist.

You can also contact the available therapists directly from their profile page on our website, their contact details are listed under their profile. Reading through the therapists profiles allows you to understand the issues that they specifically deal with. When contacting a therapist or our administration team, please include a brief description of what you would like to work on in therapy and also include your own availability.

Our administration team and the therapists will attempt to match your requirements as much as possible but please bear in mind that this is subject to availability of therapists. We have therapists working 8am to 10pm Monday to Friday, and 9am to 6pm on Saturday.

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