Current Members

Name: Cork Counselling Service
Services Provided: Marriage / Relationship Counselling, Child Counselling, Bereavement Counselling / Support
Address: 7 Fr Mathew Street, Cork
Contact: Val Healy
Phone: 021-4274951
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm, Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm - closed for lunch 1.30pm – 2.00pm
Additional Information:
  • We are committed to providing counselling and psychotherapy to the highest ethical and professional standards to all members of society regardless of financial means, religious beliefs, race, sexual orientation or educational background.
  • We provide outreach programmes for parents going through separation. We run a positive mental health/suicide prevention programme in schools for transition year students.
  • Clients will never be refused due to inability to pay.

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Candle Community Trust
Services Provided: Young people
Address: Lynch's Lane, Ballyfermot Rd, Dublin 10, D10 F519
Contact: Brian Johnston, Director/ Dervella McNee, Associate Director
Phone: 01 6269111
Opening Hours: 9.00 - 5.00 Mon - Fri
Additional Information:

Candle Community Trust, is an NGO working with “at risk” young people in Ballyfermot and the surrounding areas. The project aims to provide a context for emotional, intellectual, physical, social and spiritual growth and development. Working through 4 main programmes; the Training Programme, Connect Project, Youth Service and the Therapeutic Space, the Project provides a range of educational and developmental modules. Candle is funded primarily by 4 main funding agencies, i.e. HSE, Probation Service, CDETB, TUSLA.


- To work with young people with a wide range of struggles and difficulties and in doing so prioritise their emotional and psychological health.

- To respond to significant emotional stress and trauma affecting our client group; some of who are presenting with poor self-esteem, anxiety, depression and grief.

- To promote well-being at all levels of the person in turn supporting the educational/training programme in Candle and the young person’s academic achievements.

- To address the emotional well-being of the young person so as to support full integration into community.

AACPI Affilated Membership


Name: An Cosan
Services Provided:
Address: Kiltalown Village Centre, Jobstown, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Contact: Liz Whelan
Phone: 01/4628488
Opening Hours:
Additional Information:

Our mission is to provide people with the path to learning, leadership and enterprise

AACPI Associate Membership

Name: The Village Counselling Service
Services Provided:
Address: Main Building, Killinarden Enterprise Park, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Phone: 087-9049497
Opening Hours:
Additional Information:
  • One-to-one counselling & psychotherapy.
  • One-to-one child & adolescent therapy.
  • Couples Counselling.


AACPI Full Membership

Name: Northside Counselling Service
Services Provided:
Address: Coolock Development Centre, Bunratty Drive, Bonnybrook, Dublin 17
Phone: 01 8484789
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday 10:00am – 4:00pm and 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Friday 10:00am – 12:00pm
Additional Information:

We provide a high quality and professional low cost / free community-based counselling service - including:

  • One to one counselling, with particular emphasis on marriage / relationships, and bereavement
  • Couple Counselling
  • Provision of support groups for clients, i.e. life management skills, ageing with confidence.
  • Provision of Supervision for Counsellors and Supervisors
  • On-going training for Counsellors and Supervisors
  • An accredited Diploma Course in Counselling

Cost range: Free – Donations optional; No donation is asked for, a donations box is left in the room and a client can contribute or not in a confidential manner, thus removing any sense of onus on a client who is not in a financial position to donate.

 AACPI Full Membership

Name: Rainbows Ireland
Services Provided:
Address: Loreto Centre, Loreto College, Crumlin Road
Phone: 01/4734175
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30 to 4.30 AND Friday 8.30 to 1pm
Additional Information:

Rainbows is a dedicated free service for children and young people.

We help those affected by loss because of bereavement, separation or divorce.

AACPI Affiliate Membership

Name: Genesis Psychotherapy & Family Therapy Service
Services Provided: Marriage / Relationship Counselling, Child Counselling, Bereavement Counselling / Support
Address: Blackcourt Road, Corduff, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15
Phone: 01-8202764
Opening Hours: Monday to Wednesday 9.00am - 9.00pm, Thursday and Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Additional Information:

The organisation aims to provide high quality, affordable and accessible counselling and psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families in the Dublin 15 area.

We also offer stress and anxiety workshops, as well as parenting supports.

The service is available on a sliding scale based on ability to pay.

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Fingal Counselling Service
Services Provided: Individuals and couples
Address: Base Resource Centre, Brackenstown, Swords, Co.Dublin
Contact: 01-8902596
Phone: 01-8902596
Opening Hours:
Additional Information:
  • Fingal Counselling Service is a voluntary community service providing professional counselling & psychotherapy to couples, individuals & Teens aged 16 +.
  • Our counsellors are trained in Humanistic counselling and counselling is provided in a number of areas including    
    • o Bereavement, loss and separation
    • o Relationship difficulties
    • o Depression, stress and anxiety
    • o Suicide bereavement
    • o Abuse 
  • All counsellors adhere to the ICAP Code of Ethics.
  • Our clients are encouraged and supported while working through their difficulties.
  • People are allowed to explore their problems in a confidential and safe environment.

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Beacon Of Light Counselling Centre
Services Provided: Provide one to one counselling, couples, families, children and teenagers/ workshops in areas of personal development
Address: 4-6 Collinstown Grove, Neilstown, Dublin 22
Phone: 01-4578700
Opening Hours:
Additional Information:

Childrens counselling from 7 years and older

    • Couples Counselling
    • Family Counselling
    • Family Therapy
    • Group Therapy

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Fatima Groups United Counselling
Services Provided: The service deals with a wide range of issues including, but not limited to depression, relationship problems, loss and bereavement (including working with those who have been affected by suicide), stress, self-esteem issues, sexual, physical and emotional abuse and family concerns.  The service deals with a wide range of issues including, but not limited to depression, relationship problems, loss and bereavement (including working with those who have been affected by suicide), stress, self-esteem issues, sexual, physical and emotional abuse and family concerns.
Address: Fatima Groups United Counselling, F2 Centre, 3 Reuben Plaza, Rialto, Dublin 8
Contact: Angela Buckley
Phone: (01) 4716700
Opening Hours: 8am - 10pm Monday - Friday
Additional Information:

Fatima Counselling Service offers therapeutic support to people in the local community with a safe place to talk about your problems. Our service works with children & adults.

Name: Traveller Counselling Service
Services Provided: Counselling
Address: 6 Cabra Road, Phibsborough, Dublin 7
Contact: Thomas McCann
Phone: 01-8685761 or 085-8616681
Opening Hours: 10.00 - 5.00 (Office Hours); 8.00 - 8.00 (Counselling Hours Online and Telephone Sessions Only)
Additional Information:

We provide a culturally inclusive counselling service to members of the Traveller community and those in relationships with Travellers.

Name: Pro-Consult - Institute Of Professional Counselling
Services Provided: Marriage / Relationship Counselling, Bereavement Counselling / Support
Address: 1 St Helen's Street, Cookes Corner, Galway
Phone: 091-589581
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday - evening appointments, Saturday 9:00 – 1:00
Additional Information:

Pro Consult is a community-based professional counselling and psychotherapy service, provided by highly qualified and experienced staff (individual, couple, family and group counselling is available).

Counselling offers an opportunity, in a confidential setting, to explore a particular problem and the various options available for change and growth.

Other services offered:

  • supervision for counsellors and people working in caring roles
  • training and resources to other agencies
  • employee assistance programmes

The standard fee as of January 2012 is €65 per session but a sliding scale fee is applicable for people who are unable to pay the standard fee (average sliding scale fee for 2010 was €27)

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Kerry Adolescent Counselling Service
Services Provided:
Address: St John's Pastoral Centre, Lwr Castle St, Tralee, Co Kerry.
Contact: Caroline Flahive
Phone: 066 7181333
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Additional Information:

Kerry Adolescent Counselling Service aims to provide a professional counselling service, specialising in working with adolescents and families.  The service is accessible to all and is responsive to client needs in a compassionate and safe environment.

Kerry Adolescent Counselling Service provides services both at the centre in Balloonagh and also at various outreach venues throughout County Kerry.

Kerry Adolescent Counselling Service is a free service.  However, donations are accepted and greatly appreciated.

Other services offered:

·         One-to-one counselling for Adolescents and families.

·         Play Therapy.

·         LGBT Parents Support Group

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Southwest Counselling Centre
Services Provided:
Address: Southwest Counselling Centre Lewis Road, Killarney
Phone: 064 6636416
Opening Hours: 9.30 am to 8pm, Monday – Friday. Some Sat morning apts also available.
Additional Information:

SouthWest Counselling Centre provides a counselling service in County Kerry. The Centre offers affordable, professional counselling in a confidential, caring and safe environment.

The Centre works with individuals, couples, groups and families with the purpose of helping them to explore and understand their individual needs and to function more positively as individuals and in their relationships.

Other services offered:

  • Marriage/Relationship Counselling
  • One to one counselling for Adults
  • One-to-one counselling for Children and Adolescents
  • Parenting Support – Individual and Group
  • FREE Suicide Prevention Counselling (through Kerry LifeLine)
  • FREE Crisis Pregnancy Counselling
  • Supervision
  • Psychological First Aid to communities, Clubs & Organisations in the aftermath of a critical incident and/or suicide
  • Workshops and Seminars in Schools and Communities.

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Dundalk Counselling Centre
Services Provided: Couples Counselling, Family Counselling, Child & Adolescent Counselling and Adult Individual Counselling.
Address: ‘Oakdene’, 3 Seatown Place, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Contact: Liz McGuckin
Phone: 042-9338333
Opening Hours: Monday to Thurs 9am - 5pm, Friday 9am – 1pm. Evening appointments available Monday to Friday until 9pm and on Saturdays.
Additional Information:

Dundalk Counselling Centre aims to provide professional counselling and psychotherapy to all of the community regardless of ability to pay, age, religious beliefs or sexual orientation.

We provide counselling for a wide spectrum of personal issues.

We provide a range of Personal Development Workshops for the community

All of our counselling services are offered on a sliding scale based on ability to pay.

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Knock Counselling Centre
Services Provided: Bereavement Counselling / Support, Marriage / Relationship Counselling, Counselling for Young People and General Counselling Services
Address: Knock Shrine, Knock, Co. Mayo
Contact: Fiona McCarthy
Phone: 094-9375032
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5.30pm; Evening appointments available Mondays and Wednesdays
Additional Information:

Knock Counselling Service is a community based professional counselling service. Fees for counselling are charged on a sliding scale from €15 to €50.

Counselling will be provided irrespective of an individual's ability to pay for sessions.

Counselling is provided based on the principles of respect, unconditional valuing and a basic trust in the potential of each person.

Other services offered:

  • Drop-in listening service
  • April to October - Thursdays and weekends
  • November to March - Thursdays
  • Supervision for counsellors
  • Group work
  • General counselling services for individuals, couples and groups

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Family Life Services Castlebar
Services Provided: Marriage / Relationship Counselling, Bereavement Counselling / Support, Child Counselling, Rainbows
Address: Family Centre, Chapel Street, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Contact: Cathal Kearney, Director
Phone: 094-9025900
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am - 1.00pm & 2.00pm - 5.30pm
Additional Information:

Family Life Services aims to:

  • Provide support for families and individuals through counselling, education and training
  • Care for those in crisis
  • Advance family welfare
  • Develop support services on an outreach basis

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Vita House Family Centre
Services Provided: Marriage / Relationship Counselling, Child Counselling, Bereavement Counselling/Support, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Relationship difficulties including Suicidal Ideation and Crisis Intervention, Child's / Teenager's Behavioural and Emotional Problems, Conflict in the Home, Loss of Health / Job, Panic Attacks, Violence, Physical and Sexual Abuse. Various Parenting Programmes also available.
Address: Abbey Street, Roscommon Town, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Sarah Boyle
Phone: 090-6625898
Opening Hours:
Additional Information:

Vita House Family Centre is a place of welcome for all, where families and individuals are encouraged and supported to develop their true potential.

The counselling service is free to those who can't afford to pay. For those on a limited income we offer the service for a low cost, and for those who can afford to pay it is available on a sliding scale.

Vita House is a community and voluntary organisation, which responds to the needs of families in Roscommon town, county and surrounding counties.

It offers a wide range of enrichment and educational programmes, workshops and seminars, services and supports, as well as professional counselling to families, individuals, couples and groups.

We aim to address disadvantage in its many forms and maintain the focus on vulnerable/marginalised groups in research and in developing services.

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Boyle Counselling & Psychotherapy at Boyle Family Resource Centre
Services Provided: Family, child, adolescent, individual and couple/relationship counselling
Address: Knocknashee, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
Contact: Maura Callaghan: (Director of Counselling and Psychotherapy)
Phone: 071 9663000 or 071 9663841 (Direct Line)
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, day and evening.
Additional Information:

We are a community based service since 1991 within the Family Resource Centre (1987)

Our counselling and psychotherapy services addresses the needs of children, adolescents, families, individuals, couples/relationship personal issues, crisis situations, bereavement support and parenting support.  We offer a sliding scale so people can pay according to what they feel they can afford.

A drop-in clinic is held weekly during school terms where concerned parents, grandparents or others can come in and receive support and if needed get a counselling appointment or other supports and services deemed suitable.

AACPI Full Membership

Name: St Brigid's Family And Community Centre
Services Provided: Marriage / Relationship Counselling, Child Counselling, Bereavement Counselling / Support
Address: 37 Lower Yellow Road, Waterford
Contact: Anne Goodwin
Phone: 051-375261
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am – 6.00pm
Additional Information:

Counselling services available on a sliding scale 20-5 euro. Discretion is used if payment is out of the question.

  • Counselling services available on a sliding scale 20-5 euro. Discretion is used if payment is out of the question
  • We offer play therapy up to age of about 10, and young person counselling from 11 onwards. A fee may be negotiated for the young person counselling
  • We offer the general range of adult counselling as well as relationship counselling
  • We also offer Rainbows - a peer support group for children
  • Limited counselling service till 10 at night, 5 days a week.

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Teach Oscail Family Resource Centre
Services Provided: Counselling (One-to-one Counselling, Art Psychotherapy, Play Therapy & Couples Therapy,) Mediation, Rainbows, Family Support, Community Development, Aftercare Support, Targeted Youth Support, Social Prescribing, Training & Education, Supporting Community Lead Activities, Parenting Supports, Advocacy, Drop-in Support Groups
Address: 31 Church Street, Cavan Town, Co. Cavan H12 H049
Contact: Tara Lynagh Coordinator, Liam Treanor Counselling Team Leader
Phone: 049 437 2730
Opening Hours: Monday & Tuesday 9am-7pm, Wednesday & Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday 9am-1pm
Additional Information:

Teach Oscail Family Resource Centre offers an open, welcoming, and non-judgemental approach to everyone in the community. Teach Oscail believes that everyone deserves to be heard and have their opinions respected. We aim to target those most vulnerable in the community and to support them to overcome the challenges they are facing in their life.

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Curragh Family Resource Centre
Services Provided: Provision of Psychotherapy Sessions and Supports for Children, Adolescents, Adults, Couples and Families.
Address: McSwiney Road, Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare
Contact: Una Holstead, Therapeutic Coordinator
Phone: 045-441635
Opening Hours: 9am – 5pm
Additional Information:

Provision of Psychotherapy Sessions and Supports for Children, Adolescents, Adults, Couples and Families.

Our Vision

That families and individuals living in the Curragh community are empowered to actively engage in achieving to their full potential, in a supportive respectful and inclusive environment.

Our mission

Our mission on this journey is to harness the community spirit, so as to inform, empower and support the community in its entirety to continue to make our Family Resource Centre and community a friendly, welcoming place for all

AACPI Full Membership

Name: The Ford Counselling And Psychotherapy Centre (Formerly Family Life Service)
Services Provided: Adult General Counselling, Bereavement Counselling and Support,
Address: 12 Roche’s Road, Wexford, Co Wexford, Y35Y4EP
Contact: Michael Dillon
Phone: 053 9123086
Opening Hours: 9am-8pm Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm Friday. Office reception hours; Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm. A confidential telephone messaging service is available outside of these hours.
Additional Information:

The Ford Counselling And Psychotherapy Centre (Formerly Family Life Service) is a leading community based, professional counselling and support organisation, operating for over 30 years in county Wexford, supporting primary care mental health services.

It provides a medium to short-term counselling and support service with a professionally qualified and accredited Counsellor/Therapist. (IACP, IAHIP).
All clients over the age of 18 are welcome regardless of religious beliefs or sexual orientation.

It provides a service for clients, based on their need and not on their ability to pay. While there is no fixed fee, a donation on a sliding scale, towards the running of the service is appreciated.

AACPI Full Membership

Name: Knockanrawley Family Therapy & Psychotherapy Service
Services Provided: Individual, Couple and Family Therapy
Address: Knockanrawley Resource Centre, Knockanrawley, Tipperary Town, Tipperary
Contact: Emer Leahy
Phone: 062 52688
Opening Hours: 9am - 5pm Mon-Fri
Additional Information:

The KRC Family Therapy & Psychotherapy Service offers a high quality and professional, low cost community-based counselling service. We are a team of three professionally qualified psychotherapists and family therapists, one of whom is a clinical psychologist. We are trained to provide Narrative Therapy, Systemic Couples and Family Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.  Our service is 'client-centred'.  We hold the view that our lives and our relationships are shaped by the experiences we have had.  Troubles, both personal and interpersonal, can happen to anyone and when they become too difficult to resolve by ourselves then the kind of support that our service offers can be most useful to individuals, couples or families trying to cope with challenging issues such as: 

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Addictions
  • Bereavement
  • Post Traumatic Stress
  • Couple Relationship Difficulties
  • Conflict Mediation for Extended Family Relationship Difficulties
  • Mediation for Couples Going Through a Separation
  • Child and Adolescent Troubling Behaviour and Problems

We offer clients a choice of in-person counselling or an online option. A digital hub is set up in KRC to allow for some clients who do not have a private setting, or the skills to use digital technology, to engage with our services online if that is preferred. 

Name: Limerick Youth Service, The Be Well Youth Mental Health Service
Services Provided: The Be Well Youth Mental Health Project provides: Counselling; Support with a youth mental health worker (rural & city); Parental support and advice; Supporting youth groups in promotion of positive mental health; Youth Mental Health Youth Advisory Panels (based in the city & county)
Address: Be Well Team, Limerick Youth Service, Northside Youth Space, Ballynanty Rd, Ballynanty, Limerick V94 TPP3
Contact: Siobhan O’Brien, Coordinator / Psychotherapist
Phone: 086 389 5031 (Weekdays, 9:30-17:30 hrs)
Opening Hours: Weekdays, 9:30-17:30 hrs
Additional Information:

The Be Well: Youth Mental Health Service, is for young people (14 to 25yrs) across Limerick City & County who are in need of support for mental health & well-being.

We help young people with the following issues:

  • Alcohol & drug misuse
  • Support with emotions
  • Grief & loss
  • Dealing with your sexuality
  • Relationships
  • School

We can help a young person develop new coping skills in a supportive and encouraging space.

To book an appointment with our Be Well team, you must complete a referral form via our website

AACPI Associate Membership

Name: LSSC Counselling Service
Services Provided: One to one Counselling and Psychotherapy for Bereavement, Anxiety/stress, abuse, depression and more. We work with adolescents 16-24 also.
Address: The Counselling Service, Limerick Social Services Centre, Upper Henry Street, Limerick.
Contact: Anne Fitzgibbon - Clinical Coordinator; Jean- Administrator
Phone: 061-314111
Opening Hours: 9.00 - 7.30pm Mon - Thurs and 9.00 - 5pm Fri.
Additional Information:

LSSC Counselling Service provides confidential and non-directive one-to-one counselling to adults and adolescents over the age of 16.

The Counselling Service provides a confidential, respectful space for people to explore their life issues, and offers a holistic approach to counselling by acknowledging that people have physical, psychological, emotional needs. General one-to-one counselling for varied issues is provided, including:

Difficulties in relationships
Depression and anxiety
Low self-esteem
Coping with illness
Growth issues

This service is run on a low cost and ability to pay basis.

AACPI Full Membership

Office Address: AACPI, WeWork Charlemont Exchange, Charlemont St, Saint Kevin's, Dublin, D02 VN88

Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 9.30am to 5.30pm
(IT Support)

Mobile: +353(0)87-7391794

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