Mental Health Services
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Galway Counselling Services

Galway Counselling Services: face-to-face counselling in Galway City

At Helplink, we offer a traditional counselling service in Galway City, where all of our sessions are in person. In addition to this, we provide an online service internationally. We pride ourselves in offering an affordable service, but this does not mean we compromise on the quality of our service. Most noteworthy, our Galway Counselling Service provides top qualified counsellors, who will ensure to make you feel welcome with us.

Galway Counselling Services Available:

  • General Counselling
  • Play Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Couples Counselling
  • Addiction Counselling
  • Bereavement Therapy

In addition to these services, Helplink’s professional, qualified, insured and Garda vetted counsellors are available at times to suit you. Furthermore to this, we are open 7 days a week:

  • 9 am to 9 pm Monday to Friday
  • 12 to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday
  • (Closed on Bank Holidays and Christmas/New Year’s Eve).


Low Cost Appointment Fee:

As we are a non-profit organisation we try to keep the fees for appointments as low as possible. For people who are employed, the cost for a general counselling appointment is €50. While if you have a GP referral (letter or email), the cost is €45 . Please ask about the fees for the other types of counselling appointments we offer, as these fees vary.

Discounted Fees:

We try to make our services available to everyone. For this reason, we offer discounted fees to full-time, post secondary students and part-time counselling students. In addition, persons working less then 20 hours a week or unemployed persons in receipt of a social protection payments (e.g. Jobseeker’s Benefit/Allowance, Disability Benefit, Illness Benefit) may avail of this discount. Appointments are discounted to €30 for general, addiction and bereavement counselling. However, you must provide evidence of your status to avail of this fee. 

NOTE: For young people (under the age of 18), our appointment price is determined by which category their parents and/or guardians fall into.

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We can support you if you are dealing with any of the below issues affecting your mental health:

  • feeling unhappy
  • feeling low
  • being constantly worried
  • lack of sleeping
  • feeling stressed and/or anxious
  • behaviour problems
  • anger issues
  • feeling sad
  • difficulty dealing with a death
  • being bullied/cyber bullying
  • feeling confused
  • drinking too much
  • addiction problems
  • problems with eating
  • not feeling good about yourself
  • lacking in confidence

PLEASE NOTE: We do not provide a crisis service, Therefore, if someone is seriously contemplating suicide or in need of immediate help, they should go to their local A&E; Dial 999 for assistance.

Please note; if you want to cancel or postpone your appointment you must do so 48 hours in advance. Consequently, a cancellation fee may apply.

If coming to our offices ins’t a possibility for you, or you prefer to get counselling from your home, we also have an online counselling service.