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#THERAPY

# therapy - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Wellness Wednesday: 'Distress around Covid-19 is not a mental illness. It's an understandable reaction'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Wellness Wednesday: 'Distress around Covid-19 is not a mental illness. It's an understandable reaction'

May 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,963 Views 7 Comments

Psychotherapist Gerry Cunningham urges us to use the supports available.

# therapy - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Wellness Wednesday: Caring for your relationship is vital during this time of Covid-19 turmoil
# Relationships
# Relationships

Wellness Wednesday: Caring for your relationship is vital during this time of Covid-19 turmoil

Apr 22nd 2020, 7:00 AM 19,760 Views 3 Comments

Dil Wickremasinghe says it’s challenging for couples at the moment.

# therapy - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Irish Cancer Society to fund remote counselling for people who can't have face-to-face sessions due to Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Irish Cancer Society to fund remote counselling for people who can't have face-to-face sessions due to Covid-19

Mar 22nd 2020, 3:24 PM 8,264 Views 3 Comments

The service is available to both adults and children who are affected by cancer.

# therapy - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Love Island contestants to be offered therapy after deaths of two former stars
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Love Island contestants to be offered therapy after deaths of two former stars

Mar 20th 2019, 2:29 PM 32,248 Views 23 Comments

Mike Thalassitis was found dead in London last weekend.

# therapy - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media
# Lgbtq Rights
# Lgbtq Rights

Remarks between Taoiseach and US Vice President Mike Pence will be closed to the media

Mar 14th 2018, 9:55 PM 27,538 Views 106 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said today that he would raise LGBT rights issues with the vice president.

# therapy - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'
# Cancer
# Cancer

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'

May 28th 2017, 10:00 PM 35,150 Views 3 Comments

Arc Cancer Support helps people deal with the emotional and physical challenges they face before, during and after treatment.

# therapy - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Child therapy provider says pressure on funding is 'intense' and becoming 'unbearable'
# Funding Demand
# Funding Demand

Child therapy provider says pressure on funding is 'intense' and becoming 'unbearable'

Nov 29th 2016, 7:41 AM 5,167 Views 2 Comments

CARI has said children suffering from sexual abuse may have to wait up to 18 months for therapy, unless funding is increased.

# therapy - Monday 31 October, 2016

German hospital uses therapy to 'treat' paedophiles before they commit crimes
# Treatment
# Treatment

German hospital uses therapy to 'treat' paedophiles before they commit crimes

Oct 31st 2016, 8:00 PM 16,561 Views 60 Comments

More than 7,000 people have sought information on the programme which is offered in 11 centres across Germany.

# therapy - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Girls make up vast majority of young people seeking psychiatric help for eating disorders
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Girls make up vast majority of young people seeking psychiatric help for eating disorders

Jul 23rd 2016, 10:00 PM 14,554 Views 68 Comments

Some 87% of people under the age of 18 presenting with eating disorders are female.

# therapy - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

This outgoing minister gave us a brutal assessment of where it all went wrong for Labour
# The Post Mortem
# The Post Mortem

This outgoing minister gave us a brutal assessment of where it all went wrong for Labour

Mar 22nd 2016, 8:30 PM 27,838 Views 72 Comments

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin explained why the seeds of Labour’s demise were sown in 2011 in a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie this week.

# therapy - Saturday 19 September, 2015

'Sure you’re grand now, your hair has grown back', the PTSD of surviving cancer
# Postcode Lottery
# Postcode Lottery

'Sure you’re grand now, your hair has grown back', the PTSD of surviving cancer

Sep 19th 2015, 7:10 AM 19,544 Views 32 Comments

Cancer survivors talk about how difficult it can be to re-adjust to life after treatment.

# therapy - Sunday 17 May, 2015

What I've learned through my career as a counsellor
# Opinion
# Opinion

What I've learned through my career as a counsellor

May 17th 2015, 2:30 PM 4,102 Views 26 Comments

People are different – from each other and from what the books say. A “textbook case” is rare, if not non-existent.

# therapy - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Mindfulness therapy can be as good as medication for preventing depressive relapses
# Depression
# Depression

Mindfulness therapy can be as good as medication for preventing depressive relapses

Apr 21st 2015, 6:15 AM 14,618 Views 40 Comments

The alternative treatment helps patients learn how to respond more constructively to their thoughts and feelings.

# therapy - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Show where couples have sex in a box is aired in US despite complaints
# Sex Box
# Sex Box

Show where couples have sex in a box is aired in US despite complaints

Mar 7th 2015, 4:00 PM 47,403 Views 41 Comments

It’s based on a Channel 4 show concept.

# therapy - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Fifty shades of scarlet: Irish couples in their 20s are still embarrassed to talk about sex
# Sex Therapy
# Sex Therapy

Fifty shades of scarlet: Irish couples in their 20s are still embarrassed to talk about sex

Feb 14th 2015, 10:30 AM 13,794 Views 17 Comments

We may have a BDSM-heavy blockbuster in our cinemas, but Irish people are still a little backward about coming forward for help with sexual problems.

# therapy - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Proof that depression and anxiety can be reduced without individual therapy
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Proof that depression and anxiety can be reduced without individual therapy

Nov 29th 2014, 5:30 PM 27,537 Views 39 Comments

This could be great news for the HSE.

# therapy - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Death in the digital age: How does social media affect children's grief?
# Mourning Online
# Mourning Online

Death in the digital age: How does social media affect children's grief?

Oct 4th 2014, 8:15 AM 11,944 Views 5 Comments

“When you’re online, you don’t get to choose who to edit out.”

# therapy - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Irish cancer study reaches 'the Oscars of the radiation oncology world'
# THERAPY
# THERAPY

Irish cancer study reaches 'the Oscars of the radiation oncology world'

Sep 16th 2014, 10:45 AM 7,809 Views 4 Comments

The clinical trial has shown how to reduce hospital visits for patients with a certain kind of tumour.

# therapy - Friday 18 July, 2014

Insulin pump therapy for children put on hold for six months at Crumlin hospital
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

Insulin pump therapy for children put on hold for six months at Crumlin hospital

Jul 18th 2014, 6:15 AM 8,260 Views 25 Comments

The absence of two nurses means another two have to be trained in on the treatment.

# therapy - Thursday 19 June, 2014

'One suicide within prison is too many'
# Rehabilitation
# Rehabilitation

'One suicide within prison is too many'

Jun 19th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,570 Views 27 Comments

The Irish Institute of Naturopathic Medicine is calling on the government to support its pilot programme to help reduce suicide in prisons.

# therapy - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Parents of kids with 'hidden' disability "fighting" for support since diagnosis
# Ssli
# Ssli

Parents of kids with 'hidden' disability "fighting" for support since diagnosis

Apr 13th 2014, 8:30 PM 26,620 Views 56 Comments

One child was so distressed that he talked about killing himself – now he is in a specialist language unit and more confident, his mother said.

# therapy - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Half of stroke patients suffer depression or anxiety and most don't get help
# Recovery
# Recovery

Half of stroke patients suffer depression or anxiety and most don't get help

Apr 6th 2014, 2:33 PM 9,297 Views 12 Comments

The Irish Heart Foundation is urging speedy action from health authorities to ensure services focus on psychological as well as physical recovery.

# therapy - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Column: 'I was in a secret, emotionally abusive relationship with myself'
# Anorexia
# Anorexia

Column: 'I was in a secret, emotionally abusive relationship with myself'

Mar 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 748 Views 20 Comments

For years, my eating disorder controlled my life; no matter how thin I got, I wouldn’t be satisfied. It’s this symptom of anorexia that makes it so dangerous, writes Vicky Kavanagh.

# therapy - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Column: A year ago, I walked out of work on the brink of the worst depression of my life
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Column: A year ago, I walked out of work on the brink of the worst depression of my life

Jan 25th 2014, 7:00 PM 1,805 Views 70 Comments

I work full time, I have young kids, and I also have a mental illness. Living with depression is never going to be easy but I’m getting better – and that’s because I’m being open and unashamed about it, writes Fiona Kennedy.

# therapy - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Students develop robotic arm that could make you stronger
# Rehabilitation
# Rehabilitation

Students develop robotic arm that could make you stronger

Dec 10th 2013, 4:33 PM 8,071 Views 11 Comments

The robotic arm, developed by students at the University of Pennsylvania, is designed to help both the elderly and those who need physical rehabilitation.

# therapy - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Mother: Cuts to my teen's day care will make me a prisoner in my own home
# Disability
# Disability

Mother: Cuts to my teen's day care will make me a prisoner in my own home

Aug 1st 2013, 6:15 AM 7,016 Views 16 Comments

Young adults approaching the age of 18 will have no place in Stewarts Hospital in Dublin come September.

# therapy - Sunday 28 July, 2013

“You’re the only one who’s fully there for them” – Volunteering with the Rape Crisis Centre
# Helpline
# Helpline

“You’re the only one who’s fully there for them” – Volunteering with the Rape Crisis Centre

Jul 28th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,926 Views 25 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, volunteer co-ordinator Mairead Mallon says that they are looking at how to involve more men in the volunteering process.

# therapy - Monday 27 May, 2013

Seriously ill children need to deal with psychological fallout, says Yale study
# Sponsored By Barretstown
# Sponsored By Barretstown

Seriously ill children need to deal with psychological fallout, says Yale study

May 27th 2013, 11:46 AM 6,171 Views 4 Comments

Want to help seriously ill children? Text WAND to 50300 to donate €2.

# therapy - Monday 22 April, 2013

Mother of sex abuse victim: 'There was no one to help us'
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

Mother of sex abuse victim: 'There was no one to help us'

Apr 22nd 2013, 6:30 AM 188,879 Views 19 Comments

Jennifer’s* son had to wait nine months after reporting his abuse before a HSE therapist was assigned.

# therapy - Monday 15 April, 2013

HSE failing today's child sex abuse victims with lack of counselling services
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

HSE failing today's child sex abuse victims with lack of counselling services

Apr 15th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,740 Views 17 Comments

HSE counselling services for children specifically exclude child sexual abuse as it is not considered a mental health issue.

# therapy - Friday 4 January, 2013

Scientists say vaccine temporarily puts brakes on HIV
# Research
# Research

Scientists say vaccine temporarily puts brakes on HIV

Jan 4th 2013, 6:40 AM 5,460 Views 12 Comments

Team in Spain says it is best indication yet that a ‘therapeutic vaccine’ might be possible in place of anti-retroviral drugs.

# therapy - Friday 7 December, 2012

Patients not responding to antidepressants 'more likely to get better with therapy'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Patients not responding to antidepressants 'more likely to get better with therapy'

Dec 7th 2012, 6:30 AM 7,924 Views 41 Comments

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has proven to be effective when people have not responded to antidepressants, if they have it alongside medication, a new trial shows.

# therapy - Monday 1 October, 2012

California bans therapy to 'reverse' homosexuality in minors
# Gay Therapy
# Gay Therapy

California bans therapy to 'reverse' homosexuality in minors

Oct 1st 2012, 8:05 AM 7,785 Views 35 Comments

The state’s governor says the legislation should relegate such treatments “to the dustbin of quackery”.

# therapy - Saturday 15 September, 2012

'Pesky Gnats' help children understand therapy
# Pesky Gnats
# Pesky Gnats

'Pesky Gnats' help children understand therapy

Sep 15th 2012, 8:45 AM 6,131 Views 2 Comments

A video game developed by an Irish clinical psychologist is being used to help children in therapy – now it is seeking volunteers to help turn it into an app.

# therapy - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Counselling service records 57pc jump in calls about sexualised behaviour of children
# Children
# Children

Counselling service records 57pc jump in calls about sexualised behaviour of children

Jul 26th 2012, 11:06 AM 2,701 Views 3 Comments

CARI’s annual report for 2011 also showed change in callers’ primary concern from intra- to extra-familial abuse.

# therapy - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Computer game could help in treatment of depression - study
# Video Games
# Video Games

Computer game could help in treatment of depression - study

Apr 21st 2012, 2:34 PM 3,903 Views 22 Comments

Researchers in New Zealand have developed a computer game which they say is effective at treating mild and moderate depression in teenagers.

# therapy - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

New test predicts possible success of drug counselling
# Drugs
# Drugs

New test predicts possible success of drug counselling

Jan 24th 2012, 1:04 PM 1,879 Views 2 Comments

The research, which was conducted by a team that including researchers in NUI Maynooth, helps to predict how successful addicts will be in treatment for their drug use.

# therapy - Friday 21 October, 2011

Column: Are we turning into a nation of worriers?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Are we turning into a nation of worriers?

Oct 21st 2011, 7:30 AM 113 Views 13 Comments

Ireland’s public problems are causing private anguish – and it’s all coming out in the counselling room, writes therapist Eoin Stephens.

# therapy - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Superdrug could cure all viral infections
# INFECTIONS
# INFECTIONS

Superdrug could cure all viral infections

Aug 11th 2011, 2:07 PM 1,392 Views 11 Comments

US researchers say they’ve developed a drug that could cure the common cold, ‘flu and other ailments not affected by antibiotics.