Eating Disorders Counselling
Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Therapy for Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating

Welcome to our counselling services, which support people who are struggling with eating disorders. We recognise the specific challenges that persons impacted by these conditions face, and our goal is to provide compassionate and effective treatment. Our accredited counsellors have significant experience treating various eating disorders and assisting clients in developing healthier relationship with food and their bodies. We hope to empower individuals on their road to recovery by using evidence-based treatment practices and personalised care. Allow us to be your dependable partner in finding balance and living a fulfilled life.

Understanding Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are complicated mental health diseases that have a significant impact on people’s physical and emotional well-being. These disorders cause disturbances in eating habits, food attitudes, and body image. Common instances include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. They can cause serious physical health problems such as malnutrition, electrolyte imbalances, organ damage, and hormone disruptions. The psychological toll is significant, frequently resulting in low self-esteem, anxiety, sadness, and social disengagement.

It is critical for persons suffering from eating disorders in Ireland to have access to dependable resources and support networks. Bodywhys, a nationwide voluntary organisation in Ireland, is dedicated to assisting those suffering from eating disorders. Their website contains a plethora of useful information, such as information on local support groups, helplines, and instructional materials. Understanding the unique problems that people in Ireland confront is critical for providing good care and assistance.

How We Can Support You

Food, weight, and body form obsessions can dominate a person’s thinking, negatively affecting relationships, career, and general quality of life. Eating disorders can impact people of various genders, ages, and backgrounds, emphasising the importance of early intervention. Individuals can overcome the problems of eating disorders with proper support, comprehensive therapy, and a holistic approach integrating multiple disciplines, establishing a healthier connection with food and body image while recovering their physical and emotional well-being.

Counselling for Anorexia

Anorexia Nervosa is a severe psychological condition characterised by a strong fear of gaining weight, which leads to severe dietary restriction and considerable weight loss. Our counsellors have experience treating people with anorexia and can help you through the obstacles it offers. We collaborate to investigate underlying reasons, address issues associated to distorted body image, and develop healthy coping skills.

Individuals suffering from anorexia nervosa require the assistance of a skilled counsellor. They create a safe and accepting atmosphere in which to investigate the underlying reasons and psychological variables that contribute to the disease. The counsellor uses evidence-based therapeutic techniques to assist clients in challenging inaccurate body image views, addressing emotional concerns, and developing healthy coping skills. The counsellor collaborates with the client to set personalised treatment goals, support them during nutritional rehabilitation, and guide them on the path to recovery and enhanced well-being. The long-term health risks of anorexia are considerable. Depending on the severity of the condition we may have to refer you to your GP or a specialised service provider in the health system.

Counselling for Bulimia

Bulimia Nervosa is defined by frequent binge eating episodes, which are followed by compensatory behaviours such as self-induced vomiting, excessive exercise, or laxative abuse. We offer a safe and supportive environment to address the emotional and psychological causes that underpin bulimia at [Your Counselling Centre]. Our counsellors use evidence-based methods to help you build healthy eating habits, improve your body image, and develop long-term coping skills.

One of our qualified will work with you to identify emotional triggers and psychological variables that contribute to the illness, and they use evidence-based strategies to create healthier eating habits, improve body image, and develop effective coping mechanisms for managing binge-purge behaviours. The counsellor also collaborates with you to address underlying issues such as low self-esteem, anxiety, or trauma that may contribute to the start and continuation of bulimia.

Counselling for Binge Eating

Binge Eating Disorder is defined by recurring bouts of ingesting huge amounts of food in a short period, which are frequently accompanied by guilt and lack of control. Our counsellors understand the complexities of this condition and offer non-judgmental support to assist you in regaining control of your eating habits. We address underlying emotional causes and provide you with effective ways to manage the temptation to binge through personalised therapy sessions. We recommend visiting Mental Health Ireland to learn more about Binge Eating and other eating disorders.

By employing proven therapeutic approaches, your counselor can aid you in fostering a healthier connection with food and addressing underlying issues such as emotional distress, low self-esteem, or body image insecurities that contribute to binge eating. Additionally, the counselor can assist clients in developing effective coping mechanisms and encouraging self-care practices to effectively manage urges and establish sustainable, positive changes in behavior over the long term.

Overcoming Eating Disorders: Taking the First Step

Consider counselling and psychotherapy for eating disorders if you are looking for a helpful source of support. Our therapists can offer assistance, new views, and effective ways for navigating body image issues and related eating disorders. Contacting us at Blanchardstown Therapy Centre is the first step towards building a healthier relationship with food and your body.

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.