The Counselling Service at Carlow College is a professional, free and confidential service provided to all registered full- or part-time students. It adheres to a code of ethics and ethical practice as outlined by the Irish Association of Universities and College Counsellors (IAUCC).
Counselling provides the opportunity for any learner a space to discuss in private concerns or worries, which may be impacting on academic performances or personal health and well-being. Deciding to speak with the counsellor may be a very positive step towards making life more positive.
The Counselling service is located in the Kathleen Brennan Student Services Centre.
Conlsutative server to staff and significant others on student issues
Drop in service
One to one counselling
Provision of workshops
Provision of relevant information on self-help resources and literature
Students can make their appointments with the Counsellor directly by calling to the office, email or telephone. The Counsellor's Office is in the Student Services Centre. As such, students can just drop in or they can contact her by phone at 059 9153225 or by mobile at 085 7564441 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Self-referrals are welcomed and encouraged.
: (059) 9153255
B.Sc. in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Middlesex University); Dip. in Counseling and Psychotherapy (PCI College Dublin)
Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (Accredited Member)
Irish Association of University & College Counsellors (Member)
|Name of Service
||Provides mental health information to assist university/college students get through difficult times
||Suicide prevention service that offers resources and contact details for college personnel who are always available to listen. Carlow College Please Talk contact is Sr Mary Murphy.
|MyMind, Centre for Mental Wellbeing
||Accessible mental health provider
||Organisation sponsored by the National Suicide Charity; offers 24/7 Suicide Helpline
Helpline: 1800 247 247
||Mental Health Organisation that provides support to individuals who have suffered, or are suffering, from mental health problems
||Service that encourages individuals going through a difficult time to reach out and talk to someone; 24/7 Helpline
Helpline: 116 123