World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 (WSPD) I have to be honest that when I woke up this morning I was not in any way aware that I would be writing this blog…I was planning to write on my recent overcoming of a lifelong phobia of wasps…I’m very pleased with myself…but…

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‘In Session’

Galway City Counselling

“The unexamined life is not worth living”             Socrates I sit here in front of you, a heavy heart I don’t know you, I don’t know where to start But it was suggested I come here Talk things through with a stranger, with you It seems so pointless talking to…

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A Christmas Check In

Christmas at Galway City Counselling Therapy

CONNECTION/DISCONNECTION There are Christmas parties, and lights, and merriment, present buying – frantic busyness as preparations are made and there are homeless people sleeping alongside this. I stood on Shop Street and watched the different versions of Christmas playing out before my eyes… A strange and humbling sight… I have…

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Initial Therapy

My first visit to a Therapist Writing this first blog reminds me of the first time I went to a therapist, a mixture of anxious musings and procrastination.  I had no idea what it was all about. I just knew I needed to talk to someone but I was terrified…

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