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Our Services

Who can we help?

At certain times in our lives, we all encounter difficulties or challenges. Friends or Family can be a great support but occasionally we may need someone with more skill to talk to. Counselling can be helpful when dealing with life's twists and turns. At other times we may simply want an opportunity to explore who we are and what gives meaning to our lives.

What is counselling/psychotherapy?

Counselling provides a supportive, safe environment that enables you to make the changes you want in your life. Counselling is an opportunity to explore your problems in a confidential, caring environment and discover your own solutions.

How long will I need to attend? 

Clients will usually attend weekly. This session lasts for 50 minutes and is normally arranged for the same time each week. Depending on the nature of the issue or problem you wish to address, we offer short term (6-8wks) or longer term counselling. This decision is for you to make.

How much will it cost?

Aegis Counselling offers an affordable service. Fees are €60 per session. Cancellations require 24hr notice. However where financial circumstances are problematic this fee can be negotiated with your counsellor.

About US

Catriona O’Leary MIACP Dip. Counselling, Dip Suicide Studies,Certified Adlerian Psychotherapist, Certified Gestalt Skills & Training is a qualified Counselling Psychotherapist in Humanistic Integrative Therapy.  Aegis Counselling's approach to therapy is uniquely tailored to suit each individual encompassing:

  • Humanistic Integrative – Person Centred Approach
  • Adlerian Individual Psychology
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy

Catriona is an Accredited Member of the Irish Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy IACP and adheres to their code of ethics.  As per the criteria her work is supervised by an I.A.C.P. Accredited Supervisor.

Contact Details

Phone: 087 6771792


Address: 9 Cois Inbhir, Beaverstown Road,

Donabate, Co. Dublin, K36 KN83.

The reasons people seek Counselling or Psychotherapy is as unique and varied as the individual.

People who have experienced both distressing and or stressful life experiences often need to explore these experiences in confidence in a safe place.

Aegis Counselling is a Professional Practice that provides Confidential Counselling / Psychotherapy in a safe environment.

The concept of doing something "under someone's Aegis" means doing something under the protection of a powerful knowledgeable source. 

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