Dealing with Workplace Bullying

Dealing with Workplace Bullying by Maeve Halpin, Registered Counselling Psychologist Bullying at work can have serious negative effects. It causes stress not only on those experiencing it directly, but to work colleagues, family members and on the organisation itself. Bullying can cause many stress-related symptoms. These include panic attacks, weight loss or gain, ulcers, high[…]

What is Counselling?

Life can be difficult. It all goes smoothly it goes for a while, but then something knocks us back, sometimes out of the blue. Or maybe there are underlying issues that affect our confidence and self-esteem. Counselling can be an invaluable help at times of stress, anxiety or uncertainty. Typical sources of stress The major[…]

Free Talk on Mental Health at RehabCare Blennerville, Tralee, Co Kerry

I am delighted that Dr Edmond O’Flaherty and I are invited to speak at the RehabCare Positive Living Week in Blennerville, Tralee, Co Kerry next week. We will be speaking in the Brandon Hotel, 1.30pm -3pm on Wednesday November 25th the topic of natural mental health and Nutrient Therapy as a safe and effective treatment for[…]

Bipolar Recovery

Bipolar Recovery – Bill Fitzgerald’s story

Bill Fitzgerald’s long battle with Bipolar Disorder led him down many different avenues in his determination to recover. As  he tells Joy Orpen in his recent interview, he has found that combining conventional medication with complementary approaches such as meditation, counselling, exercise, reiki and nutrient therapy has brought him emotional stability and given him back a[…]

Sleep and Mental Health

Sleep and Mental Health

Excerpt: Sleep and Mental Health by  Ms Nicole Paulie, M.Sc. Couns Psych. Sleep Deprivation and Mood One of the most immediate effects of sleep deprivation on the body is how it affects one’s mood. People who suffer from disordered sleep are ten times more likely to develop depression, seventeen times more likely to develop anxiety[…]

Dr. Edmond O'Flaherty speaking at the book launch of How to be Happy and Healthy

An Introduction to Nutrient Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness

Excerpt from “An Introduction to Nutrient Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness” By Dr Edmond O`Flaherty MB BCh DCH DObs MICGP This chapter is for general knowledge only and you should contact your health-care professional for your unique problem. The number of people suffering from mental health problems is enormous and the conventional treatment[…]

Free talk in Waterstones, Cork city, Thurs Jan 29th, 7-8pm.

Nicole Paulie and I received a very warm welcome from Bethan and Jacinta in Rehab Bruach in Cork City last November, when we gave a talk on “How to be Happy and Healthy” as part of their Positive Living Week. There was a very large attendance at the talk and we had a lively discussion[…]