Existential Concerns
Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Existential Psychotherapy Covering Meaning of Life, Loneliness, Suffering and Death

We frequently meet fundamental questions regarding the meaning of our existence on our life’s journey. Exploring topics such as the meaning of existence, the influence of solitude, the essence of pain, and our outlook on mortality can be daunting and bewildering. Our counsellors and psychotherapists offer guidance and valuable support through professional counselling services. Our goal is to offer you a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to explore these existential questions.

Exploring Life’s Meaning in Counselling

Understanding life’s purpose is a deeply personal and introspective endeavour. Blanchardstown Therapy Centre’s counsellors are trained to assist this exploration, providing vital insights and support. We include the ideas of renowned Irish philosopher John O’Donohue, drawing inspiration from the introspective traditions and wisdom prominent in Irish society. His profound musings on the spirit, human connection, and our purpose in the world can help you find meaning in your life. Please visit John O’Donohue’s website to discover more about his work.

Overcoming Loneliness

Loneliness can be very agonising, leading to feelings of isolation and despair. Recognising the importance of community and interpersonal relationships in the Irish setting, our counselling service is inspired by the pioneering work of Alone, an Irish organisation dedicated to assisting socially isolated older people. We can help you create meaningful relationships, develop a sense of belonging, and manage the complicated dynamics of loneliness by implementing their tactics and study findings. For more information on Alone, please see [link to Alone’s website].A fulfilling and meaningful life.

Coping with Suffering

Facing and conquering problems is an essential aspect of the human experience, and learning how to handle them can have a significant influence. Our counsellors at Blanchardstown Therapy Centre are committed to assisting you in developing resilience, effective coping methods, and new views on adversity. We recognise the importance of identifying and comprehending the complexity of adversity, and our objective is to provide a secure and supportive environment to discuss those issues.

Facing Mortality and Death Anxiety

Understanding and reflecting upon the inevitability of death can be a deeply challenging process which can create a lot of anxiety. Different cultures, including Ireland, possess rich cultural traditions surrounding death and the practices of mourning. Within our counselling service, we provide a safe and compassionate setting in which you can explore the profound implications of mortality.

Some of our cousellors embrace the invaluable wisdom offered by the Irish Hospice Foundation, an organization that is deeply committed to promoting comprehension and preserving dignity in end-of-life care. By integrating their vast array of resources and wisdom, our objective is to aid you in exploring your thoughts and emotions concerning death, fostering acceptance, and ultimately discovering inner peace.

Addressing Existential Concerns: Taking the First Step

You might want to consider exploring your existential concerns with a therapist. Counselling helps you work on how you feel around heavier topics like the meaning of life, loneliness, suffering, and death. Contacting us today at Blanchardstown Therapy Centre, our therapists can offer assistance, new views, and effective ways for navigating these topics.

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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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.