What is counselling and psychotherapy?

Counselling is a confidential space where a client speaks one on one to a therapist about an issue or difficulty they are experiencing. I am a professionally qualified psychotherapist who is trained in listening and reflective skills that enables clients to explore and make sense of issues that are affecting their lives.

Where will the counselling take place?

Blanaid Ring Counselling is located conveniently in Howth village and is easily accessible by Dart and bus routes. Each session will be in my office a quiet and comfortable room in Howth, it is private and discreet with its own entrance

How long does each session last?

Each session is 50 minutes long

What is the cost of a session?

The cost of a session is €60.

Your appointment involves the

reservation of time specifically for

you, if you need to cancel I would ask

for a minimum of 48 hours notice to

reschedule or cancel an

appointment. The full fee will be

required for sessions missed without

advance notice.


How many sessions will I need?

The number of sessions will depend on your individual needs. Additional or fewer sessions can be arranged, therapy varies in lenght depending on your personal goals.

Are the sessions confidential?

Yes confidentiality is strictly maintained within the ethical guidelines of The Irish Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy, (IACP) www.iacp.ie

However, professional ethics require

therapists to maintain confidentiality

except for the following situations:

* Suspected past or present abuse or

neglect of children.

* If the therapist has reason to suspect

the client is seriously in danger of

harming him/herself or has threated

to harm another person.


How do I make an appointment?

Please call 087 22 22 809 to make an appointment. If your call is not answered immediately it usually means I am in session with a client. In that instance please leave a message and I will get back to you within 24 hours. It is also possible to contact me at blanaid.ring@gmail.com or on the contact form in the contact section of this site


Couldn't find the answer to your question here?

Please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to answer any questions you might have