Conveniently located in Sandyford Office Park, directly opposite the Luas “Sandyford” stop, Sandyford Wellness Centre is a multi-disciplinary clinic providing clients with the support and learning they need to live life in a healthy and positive way.
We have Counsellors and Psychotherapists available for daytime, evening and Saturday appointments. See our Counsellors Directory for a full list and direct contact details for each Therapist.
We have Therapists who are experts in a range of areas listed below, and we have specialists in CBT – Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, ACT – Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and EMDR – Eye Movement De-sensitisation and Re-processing. Several of our Therapists also work with children and adolescents.
We also have a low-cost counselling service on Saturdays and selected weekday mornings with fully supervised, trainee counsellors – subject to assessment for suitability. Please enquire via our Contact Form.
Some of Our Specialist Services:
Anxiety & Stress
Anxiety can affect both our physical and mental well-being. Severe Stress, Panic Attacks, OCD, Social Phobia and Generalised Anxiety Disorder can all have a significant impact on our ability to get on with our day to day activities and relationships. Learn more about our 8-week program using CBT to alleviate symptoms and address underlying issues here: Anxiety Counselling
Addiction Counselling is a specialised form of counselling that sees problematic use of a substance or behaviour as a symptom of deeper, underlying issues. Put simply, and form of addictive behaviour is a way of ‘numbing out’ and avoiding what is really going on. Anyone struggling with an addiction, be it drugs, alcohol, gambling, or time online in any area, can be seen either individually or with a partner, family member or members. To find out more, click here: Addiction Counselling
For individuals struggling to cope with feelings of depression and anxiety, whether it is a single episode following a life event, or an ongoing issue, if you or a loved one are experiencing suicidal thoughts, or engaging in self-harm Learn more about our Depression Counselling here.
We have a well-deserved reputation as a centre providing support to any adult struggling with Anorexia, Restricted Eating, Binge Eating Disorder, Bulimia, Compulsive Overeating and anyone trapped in a cycle of ‘Serial Dieting’ – Diet/Crash/Binge/Guilt Diet. If you are looking for treatment or support for any form of disordered eating we can help. We have both specialist Counsellors with advanced training and years of experience, and an experienced Nutritional Therapist at our centre. Learn more about our Eating Disorder Support here.
Please note we do not work with anyone under 18 years of age struggling with an eating disorder. Please refer to your GP for assessment and onward referral to CAMHS – the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, who have dedicated staff who work with teenagers struggling with Disordered Eating.
Trauma and PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress
When something traumatic happens, it can be hard to process what you have experienced or witnessed. it can be a recent, shocking event or something that happened a long time ago. We have Therapists who are highly experienced in working with trauma, for more information click here: Trauma & PTSD
Coping With Chronic Illness
Whether you have been diagnosed yourself with a chronic illness or you are a family member, we have specialist support available here at Sandyford Wellness Centre. Illnesses such as Parkinson’s Disease, Motor Neurone Disease, Fybromyalgia, Lupus, ME or any other long term illness that you or a loved one have to learn to live with, have a significant impact, on both the patient and their families. Learning how to manage, care for yourself and/or your loved one and accessing supports will all help enormously and improve relationships as you adapt to your situation. For support with a chronic illness, email us in confidence via our Contact Form or contact Geraldine Dunne directly via our Counsellors Directory.
Suicide & Self Harm
We have experienced counsellors to help anyone who is struggling with suicidal thoughts, or with family members/friends who have lost someone to suicide. For more information, please contact us in complete confidence here.
Low Cost Counselling
We provide a low-cost counselling service on Saturdays and selected weekdays. This service is provided by Counsellors in Training, who are fully supervised by two of our Accredited Counsellors, Debbie Farrell MIACP and Jennifer Good MIACP.
The Low-Cost Service is available to all but is subject to assessment to ensure the presenting issue is suitable for a Counsellor in Training. For example, active Addiction, Couples Therapy or an Eating Disorder would not be suitable issues.
Your first appointment is with Debbie Farrell MIACP who is an experienced, Accredited Counsellor, and the cost of the assessment is €60. If suitable, you will be assigned to your Counsellor and the cost per session thereafter is €25. Progress will be reviewed every 6 weeks between you and your Counsellor, and during our in-house supervision. Please contact us by email via our Contact Page and enquire about booking an assessment for this service.
ATTENTION STUDENTS & GRADUATES:
Please note we, unfortunately, cannot offer any placement or volunteer opportunities, as we are committed to a contract to provide placements to a specific college. We regret that we cannot enter into correspondence with any students/graduates in this regard. Thank you!
Please feel free to email us via our contact form at Sandyford Wellness Contact Form. All enquiries are dealt with in strict confidence.