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Interview with Carol Brill

Carol Brill suffers from Ussher’s Syndrome, which means that she since birth she has been progressively becoming both blind and deaf. In her early 30s, following the passing of both her son and father, she suffered from severe depression. Carol tells her story of how counselling helped turn her life around, beat her depression and help her cope with the […]

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Top Five Tips to Avoid Summer Stress!

Yes it is almost that time of year and soon the children will be out of school and you will have camps and holidays to plan and a job to hold down. Here are our top five tips to keep summer stress at bay. PLAN Get out the diary and start to plan. Camps book up quickly and your kids […]

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How to reduce the Stress of Communion Day

Some of you will be old enough to remember the ‘May is the Month of Mary’ and I certainly remember the little May alter at the front of my classroom in primary school. Now May is the month of communions and for some families this can be a cause of enormous stress. It is not just the financial burden but […]

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The Stress of ‘Facebook Envy’

Quite a few of our clients have mentioned the issue of ‘Facebook envy’ the feeling that one’s own life is dull and boring in comparison to the glamour and excitement of the lives we see each day on a Facebook feeds. What seems to bother some of us is the sense that those posting these perfect pictures must know they […]

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Pension Stress

If the recent health insurance scare wasn’t bad enough it does also raise the issue most of us definitely prefer to ignore and that is pensions. There is hardly a person in the country who does not wish they knew more about pensions, pension entitlements, tax aspects of pensions, private pensions you name it. Talk about short term pain for […]

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Health Insurance Stress

All of the talk recently about the changes to health insurance regime in Ireland has created huge amount of stress for those who are stuck firmly in the middle of the coping classes. Just as you might be beginning to feel like there is some good news coming in terms of pay increases, tax cuts or new job opportunities than […]

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Job Security

There is much talk in the media at the moment about the fall in unemployment and the increasing numbers of jobs being created. For many of us it often feels that these statistics and good news stories relate to some other ‘special’ group of people as we see little direct evidence in our daily lives. If it does relate to […]

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Financial Stress

We hear a lot these days about the recession being over and whilst it is true to say we here in Ireland now have the fastest growing economy in Europe and unemployment looks like it is about to dip below 10% it does not feel like that for a lot of people. So much depends on your individual circumstance whether […]

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MyndServ launches new programme to help Irish GPs book appointments for their patients

MyndServ, Ireland’s leading innovative mental health provider, has launched a new free programme for GPs looking to arrange private counselling or therapy for their patients. GPs wishing to use this new service, should discuss this therapy option with patients, seek their permission to forward their details and can then can refer patients simply by phone, fax, post, or contacting MyndServ […]

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