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Addiction Counselling


Addiction Counselling Services for Adults & Youth By Helplink

Galway, Mayo & Online Nationwide


Addictions allow people a temporary dangerous escape from their problems, and can develop quickly or over time from many activities such as  alcohol, drugs, eating, gambling, shopping, sex and misuse of the internet. Helplink’s Galway and Mayo based Addiction Counselling Services – a specialised, professional addiction counselling service provided by qualified, Garda vetted and fully accredited professional addiction counsellors, in a safe and caring environment.

Our Adult and Youth Addiction Counselling services are also available online nationwide.Addiction Counselling Mayo and Galway


Helplink supporting you to put the pieces together!


Online Addiction Counselling


Appointment Fee:

If you are a Full-Time (Post Secondary) Student (part-time counselling student), Single Parent or Unemployed and in receipt of a social protection payment (e.g. Jobseeker’s Benefit/Allowance, Disability Benefit, Illness Benefit), one appointment costs  30.

One standard appointment for employed people costs 65

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

NOTE: Addiction counselling appointments must be prepaid. Before a session can be confirmed, payment must be made. Once you are assigned a counsellor, they will take payment for the subsequent session at the end of the appointment.

*To cancel or postpone an appointment you must contact us 48 hours before your appointment is due to take place or you may be subject to a cancellation fee.

Final note: We also provide a  FREE Gambling Addiction Counselling Service funded by the Gambling Awareness trust CLICK HERE to find out more!


Helplink Addiction Counsellors:

EVA-MARIA DUNNE: Eva-Maria is a member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) and is a graduate of PCI College Dublin and Middlesex University, with an honours Bachelor of Science in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Level 8). Eva-Maria also holds a diploma in Addiction Counselling and has worked as an addiction therapist for Cuan Mhuire. She has many years of experience working with adolescents in an educational setting and has over 15 years experience of volunteering with youth groups. She is currently undergoing her Master’s degree in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy. She is an integrative therapist practicing different theories suited to each individual need, she is solution focused and person-centred. Eva-Maria also holds a qualification in training and development. Eva-Maria is an avid athlete, with three world titles in kettlebell sport and coaches youth groups in the sport.

PATRICIA BURKE : Patricia is an accredited therapist with the Association of Professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists (APCP). She has held positions in Proconsult Galway and Cuan Mhuire Galway. Patricia trained as an integrative counsellor and describes her therapeutic lens as person-centered and humanistic. Being an integrative therapist, Patricia works to meet the needs of each individual client which often involves psycho-education or a solution focused approach. Patricia holds a BA degree in Counselling Skills and Psychotherapeutic Studies and a BA (Hons) degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the Irish College of Humanities and Applied Science (ICHAS). She also holds a diploma in the Psychology of Counselling from the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG).’