ACCORD offers a professional counselling service for couples and individuals to explore, reflect upon and work to resolve difficulties that arise in their marriage and relationships.
Counselling & Mental Health
Affordable Adult counselling services are offered by agencies in a number of areas around the county:
Adult Mental Health services are community-based and organized as Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs) providing mental health assessment, interventions, treatment and outreach support services, which meet the needs of individuals in terms of their age, location and specialist care requirements. In the North of the county, there are two CMHTs, one based in Nenagh and one based in Thurles: in the South of the county there are three such CMHTs, one based in Cashel and two based in Clonmel.
The services delivered include the following:
Anam Cara Parental & Sibling Bereavement Support, HCL House
Cookstown Industrial Estate
Anam Cara offers a bereavement support service and resources to all bereaved Parents.
Monthly face to face or on-line Anam Cara Parent evenings are facilitated by a bereavement professional and volunteer parents. The core essence of these parent’s evenings is to give parents a safe and comfortable place where they can meet other bereaved parents who understand the devastation, intense grief and sense of loss experienced as a mother or father after the death of a son or daughter of any age and through all circumstances.
Aware Head Office
9 Upper Leeson Street
Aware is a national organisation providing support, education and information to people impacted by anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and other mood related conditions.
Barnardos delivers a specialist national bereavement service providing therapeutic support to bereaved children, young people and their families.
PO Box 105
Bodywhys is the national voluntary organisation dedicated to supporting people affected by eating disorders. Bodywhys provides a range of support services for people affected by eating disorders, including specific services for families and friends.
Its support services include:
24 William Street
C-SAW Tipperary is a voluntary organisation providing a Drop-In ‘Listening Ear’ support service for anyone who is feeling sad and depressed. Free counselling is also available by appointment.
C-SAW was established to help members of the community who have lost loved ones to suicide and now extends to all individuals seeking support because of feeling low, sad or depressed. It offers free confidential services in a safe welcoming environment.
Target Group: Adults, aged 18 years and upwards.
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service assesses and treats children and young people presenting with acute mental health concerns. Requirements for assessment include symptoms of: depression, acute anxiety, suicidal intent, psychosis, eating disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Interventions include counselling, psychotherapy, parenting psychotherapy and sometimes medication.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is a medical service for those with severe and enduring mental illness. CAMHS also advises regarding ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). It is a Consultant led community based service provided by a multidisciplinary team. Conditions treated in CAMHS include:
The Children’s Grief Centre is a support service for school-aged children and young people affected by loss through death, separation and divorce.
The service is delivered by trained and experienced professionals providing a safe, accepting and compassionate listening service.
Target Group: Children and young people, aged 4 – 18 years, who have been affected by loss through death, separation and divorce. Please note that the centre does not provide services for children or young people who have lost a loved one to suicide.
Counselling in Primary Care (CIPC) is a short-term counselling service that provides up to eight counselling sessions with a professionally qualified and accredited counsellor/ therapist. This service is available for adults meeting the eligibility criteria who are experiencing such mild to moderate psychological difficulties as:
4 Brunswick Street North
FirstLight (formerly Irish Sudden Infant Death Association) provides crisis intervention and free professional counselling services throughout Ireland to bereaved parents and families whose child, aged 0 - 18 years, has died suddenly.
GROW is a national community based organisation providing support and education around emotional and mental wellbeing. Its 12 Step Recovery Program provides effective peer support, motivation and empowerment to enable members to take action to change their circumstances in a structured and supportive environment. GROW’s weekly support meetings enables members to construct their own recovery plan and journey towards personal growth. Its principal strength is the support its members give to each other, drawing on their own successful experiences of recovery.
HSE Regional Suicide Resource Office in the South-East region provides a bereavement counselling service for persons aged 16 years and upwards who have been bereaved in any of the following circumstances:
- Road Traffic accident
- Industrial/ Agricultural/ Domestic accident
A minimum of 12 bereavement counselling sessions are offered and there is no cost to the person availing of the service.
Tyone Health Centre
The North Tipperary Child and Family Primary Care Psychology department provides assessment and intervention to young people aged 0-17 years and their families who are experiencing emotional and/or behavioural difficulties or mental health difficulties of a mild/moderate nature.
The HSE National Counselling Service is a professional, confidential counselling and psychotherapy service available free of charge in all regions of the HSE. The client group are adults who have experienced trauma and abuse in childhood with priority given to adult survivors of institutional abuse in Ireland.
Eligibility: Counselling provided to adults, aged 18 years and upwards in the areas of abuse, sexual abuse and trauma.
South Tipperary Therapy Services
The Primary Care Child, Adolescent & Family Psychology Service provides the following services for children and adolescents who are experiencing emotional or behavioural difficulties or mild to moderate mental health difficulties ( e.g. anxiety, low mood, or adjustment difficulties).
The HSE Regional Suicide Resource Offices in the South East and in the Mid West, respectively, are the leads for the development and implementation of 'Connecting for Life', Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide at regional and county levels.
Involvement Centre, Clonmel, is a peer-led centre run by people with a lived experience of Mental Health challenges and addictions. Social activities are organised in the centre twice a week.
Target Group: Mental Health service users, their families and friends.
How to access: Phone contact number
Jigsaw National Office
16 Westland Square
Jigsaw is a free, non-judgemental and confidential mental health support service for young people. The service provides mental health information, guidance and support for young people who are going through a difficult or distressing time and to those concerned about them. This service is currently available on-line, by phone and by text nationally.
G2, Innovation Works 3
Tipperary Technology Park
Jigsaw is a primary care service for young people’s mental health, which operates on three levels: Delivering Services, Influencing Change & Strengthening Communities.
Mental Health Ireland promotes positive mental health and wellbeing for all individuals and communities, and through its network of Mental Health Associations, supports people who experience mental health difficulties on their journey of recovery.
The activities Mental Health Ireland and the local voluntary Mental Health Associations are involved in include:
• Supporting and promoting mental health awareness in communities;
St. Joseph's Health Campus
Mid West ARIES offers a range of courses and resources on mental health recovery and well-being. The topics of the courses are created by people with lived experience, namely, service users, family members and service providers. This is called co-production. This means that everyone has a say in what goes into the courses. Themes covered on the courses include: What is Recovery?; Understanding Mental Health Services; Advocacy and Empowerment.
MyMind offers affordable on-line and face-to-face counselling and psychotherapy in 15 different languages to children, adults, couples and families. The service is provided by mental health professionals experienced in dealing with a wide range of issues, such as stress, depression, anxiety, self-esteem and communication issues, burnout, anger and bereavement. The service also offers creative art therapy for children and young people. Sessions for children and young people are exclusively face-to-face.