Addiction Counselling
Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Therapy for alcohol, drugs, gambling & social media

Welcome to our counselling services, which are dedicated to giving individuals battling with addiction with comprehensive assistance and guidance. Our counsellors at Blanchardstown Therapy Centre are dedicated to assisting clients and their loved ones in overcoming the issues associated with alcohol, drug, gambling, and social media addiction. We try to empower individuals on their journey to recovery by providing them with the tools they need to live better and happier lives through evidence-based techniques and tailored treatment plans.

Alcohol Addiction Counselling

Alcoholism is a complex condition that can have a significant impact on all parts of a person’s life. Our therapy services provide a secure and supportive atmosphere in which caring counsellors collaborate closely with clients to uncover the root reasons for addiction. We address the physical, emotional, and psychological components of alcohol addiction through tailored treatment strategies that include individualised therapy sessions and supportive counselling.

Our caring counsellors create a secure and supportive atmosphere in which we address the physical, emotional, and psychological elements of addiction. We work closely with clients to uncover the underlying reasons for their addiction and establish effective recovery strategies using evidence-based methodologies and tailored treatment plans. Our mission is to empower people on their road to recovery by providing them with the skills and support they need to live a better and happier life.

Individuals looking for a relevant and informative external resource in an Irish context should visit Alcohol Action Ireland’s website www.alcoholireland.ie. Alcohol Action Ireland is a national non-profit in Ireland dedicated to preventing and reducing alcohol-related damage. Their website has a plethora of information, including data, research, and resources for people in need.

Drug Addiction Counselling

Drug addiction is a complex disease that affects people from all walks of life. Our counseling services provide specialist assistance to persons suffering from drug addiction, with the goal of breaking the cycle of dependency and restoring lives. Our counselors use evidence-based treatments such as individual counseling. For group therapy, residential and medication-assisted treatment (MAT), please refer to dedicated service. We collaborate with clients to address the underlying causes of addiction, build healthy coping skills, and establish relapse prevention methods.

Individuals can visit the Health Service Executive (HSE) Drugs and Alcohol website www.drugs.ie obtain a general understanding of drug addiction in Ireland. Ireland’s national health authority, the HSE, has a dedicated drugs and alcohol division that gives extensive information about addiction, treatment choices, and support services available throughout the country.

Our counsellors provide mainly supportive counselling and psychotherapy services for addiction. We might also use relaxation exercises, exposure therapy, and other research-proven interventions that are tailored to the particular requirements of each client. We recognize that each person’s experience with anxiety is unique, and our counsellors collaborate with every therapy client to create a treatment plan that is in line with their unique objectives and cultural context. If you are specifically looking for a drug or alcohol detoxification program, medical support, or rehabilitation program, please get in touch with the D15 Community Addiction Team (www.coolmine.ie).

Gambling Addiction Counselling

An individual’s financial stability, personal connections, and overall well-being can all suffer as a result of gambling addiction. Our committed counsellors take gambling addiction serious, offering tailored assistance to people seeking recovery from this harmful behaviour. We provide a non-judgmental and empathic environment in which individuals can openly discuss their issues and strive toward recovery from addiction.

Individuals might visit the Gambling Awareness Trust’s website (www.gamblingcare.ie) for a helpful external resource in an Irish context. Their website provides essential information on gambling addiction, raises awareness and understanding of the dangers of gaming, as well as support services and resources for people and families dealing with gambling issues. Our counsellors guarantee that clients receive tailored assistance that takes into account the specific issues and resources available in Ireland by incorporating insights from gambling therapy best practices.

Social Media and Internet Addiction Counselling

Social media addiction has become a common problem in today’s digital age, hurting mental health, productivity, and personal relationships. Recognizing the unique issues associated with excessive online activity, we expand our therapy services to address social media addiction. To address the underlying issues driving this addictive behavior, our skilled counselors use evidence-based therapeutic approaches such as cognitive-behavioral techniques and mindfulness-based therapies.

For insights on social media addiction within an Irish context, individuals can turn to the website of SpunOut.ie. SpunOut.ie is an Irish youth organization that offers information, support, and resources on various topics, including mental health and technology use. Their website provides articles, tips, and resources specifically related to managing social media and technology addiction. By incorporating insights from SpunOut.ie, our counsellors ensure that clients receive guidance that resonates with their experiences and addresses the unique challenges of social media addiction in Ireland. If excessive social media use is associated with social anxiety or low self-esteem, we can address both issues concurrently.

Contacting us at Blanchardstown Therapy Centre is the first step towards wellness and conquering addictive behaviours. We try to make it easy and convenient for people in Dublin 15 and beyond to seek out supportive addiction counselling. Feel free to set up an appointment to address your addiction challenges.

The Path to Overcoming Addiction: Taking the First Step

We support both individuals struggling with addictive behaviors and individuals who have a family member involved in substance abuse or any other addiction.

Issues Your Individual Counsellor Can Help You With

Individual counselling is a personal opportunity to receive support and experience growth during challenging times in life. Our counsellors and psychotherapists can provide safety, healing, and understanding in a confidential environment, thereby facilitating self-awareness, self-acceptance, and the strength to change. Counselling isn’t just about addressing mental health issues, it can also involve discussing and resolving personal dilemmas, making decisions, and navigating the challenges of life.

Counsellors at Blanchardstown Therapy Centre are trained to listen empathetically, to help you explore and understand your feelings, and to provide you with the necessary tools and techniques to manage and overcome your difficulties. With diverse approaches and methods at their disposal, our psychologists can address a broad spectrum of issues ranging from everyday stresses to complex mental health conditions. Our professional counsellors are capable of assisting you through various situations, providing an invaluable source of support and guidance.

Counselling for Anxiety

This type of therapy addresses excessive concern, panic episodes, phobias and social anxiety in order to encourage calm and better functioning.

Counselling for Depression

Employs a variety of therapy modalities to reduce feelings of depression, hopelessness, and poor motivation.

Counselling for Trauma

Assists you in processing and recovering from prior traumatic events, easing uncomfortable symptoms, and enhancing general wellbeing.

Counselling for Relationship Difficulties

Investigates patterns of communication, resolving problems, and improving interpersonal skills to promote stronger and more fulfilling relationships.

Counselling for Self-Esteem and Identity Issues

Your counsellor helps you to work towards building self-confidence, challenging self-critical thoughts, and fostering a positive self-image. This helps you to develop your values, beliefs, and better sense of self.

Counselling for Stress and Burn-Out

Improves general resilience by learning efficient coping mechanisms and relaxation techniques.

Counselling for Bereavement, Grief and Loss

Supports you as you go through the grieving process, assisting them in navigating the feelings of loss and discovering meaning in their experiences.

Counselling for Anger Management

Helps people to identify their triggers, delve into their emotions, and find constructive ways to vent and control their anger.

Counselling for Addiction

Your counsellor helps you to address substance abuse, gambling problems or behavioural addictions through therapy focused on understanding triggers, developing, coping skills, and promoting recovery.

Counselling for Eating Disorders and Body Image Concerns

Helps you to examine harmful eating habits, distorted body image, and underlying emotional problems that contribute to disordered eating.

Counselling for Work-Related Challenges

This type of counselling helps you to manage work-related stress, enhancing work-life balance, and creating coping mechanisms.

Counselling for Existential Concerns

Explores questions about existence’s nature, meaning, and purpose with the intention of helping people find their own meanings and lead fulfilling lives.

Counselling for Life Transitions

Helps people adjust to significant life changes including moving, changing careers, having a child, or getting divorced.

Therapy for Autism

Avail of autism therapy services in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. Therapy can reduce the impact of restricted behaviours and enhance social communication and  relationships.

CBT Therapy

Don’t let life’s challenges hold you back. Reclaim control, unlock your potential, and embrace the life you deserve with the help of one of our CBT therapists.

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Once you find a therapist whose skills and methodology resonate with you, we encourage you to reach out to them directly. Their contact details, including their direct phone number, are available on their profile page for your convenience.
Irene Ryan

Irene Ryan

I strive to offer a safe, non-judgmental space for clients to explore their difficulties and achieve their goals. I have a background working with children and people with intellectual disabilities, and individuals with ASD. I have experience working with anxiety, stress, panic, trauma, anger, and self-esteem. My approach is client-centered and tailored to the needs of the individual.

Chloe Murphy

Chloe Murphy

With a BSc in Psychology and an MA in counselling and psychotherapy I have developed the specialised skills to support individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disabilities (ID). My current work as an assistant clinical psychologist has allowed me to gain a keen understanding into the unique challenges and strengths of these individuals.

Blanchardstown Therapy Center – Dublin 15

Ideally located in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, at the junction of Blanchardstown Main Street and Clonsilla Road, we offer anxiety counselling and psychotherapy services to customers who reside or work in around Blanchardstown, Mulhuddart, Clonsilla, Castleknock and Tyrrellstown.