As human beings, what separates us from all other species of life is our higher intelligence, moral conscience, and ultimately our search for meaning or happiness in our lives. This existential quest to make sense of the world, and our place and purpose in it, can be…
Sex & Sexuality
Your sexuality is defined as your sexual orientation, your sexual activity and your capacity for sexual feelings. It embodies much more than sex and gender however. It’s about how you think, act and feel as an individual. Your sexual identity can influence how you feel about yourself, your relationships and your place in the world.
Teenagers suffer from a host of pressures, from the biological changes of puberty to issues surrounding who they are in life and in society. Adolescents often behave in ways that puzzle and concern their parents, teachers and friends. LifeChange provides a potential space where…
Ante and Post-natal Depression & Anxiety
Pregnancy is considered a joyous and wonderful occasion in the lifecycle of a woman. A much loved and wanted baby is a major life-changing event for most of us, however it can come with feelings of distress, depression or anxiety. At LifeChange we try to provide a safe place to make meaning of this distress and contain your anxiety.
Loss & Bereavement
Loss is a universal human phenomenon and much of our lives consist of negotiating and accepting various losses on many levels. The death of a loved one is a ubiquitous human experience; most people, at some point in their lives, must confront the inevitable, and in many cases enduring, pain of interpersonal loss.
Anxiety is something that everyone experiences in life. At LifeChange, we recognize the importance of attending to anxiety in the life of the individual, when it gets out of control. It is important to look to the root causes as well as devise a personalised treatment plan that supports you.
Anger is a natural feeling that affects everyone. Things that can make you feel angry include losing someone you love (grief), sexual frustration, being tired, hungry or experiencing pain. At LifeChange, Anger management is a form of counselling to help you cope with any angry feelings…
Is eating is dominating your thoughts and do you struggle constantly to control your weight? Maybe you obsess about your shape and find yourself hating your own body, or you have strict rules around what you should and should not eat? At LifeChange we take a holistic…
Suicide is a difficult thing to bare and almost impossible for us to understand. Death by suicide amplifies loss; it prolongs the grieving process. Suicide represents a denial of life and an endorsement of hopelessness and final pessimism. On the other hand psychotherapy involves a privileged…
A changing demographic pattern in Ireland is the reality of cultural and racial difference. At LifeChange, rather than treating multiculturalism as an afterthought, we hold to the philosophy that we need to respond by placing culture at the center of what it means to be human.
The word “trauma” is used to describe experiences or situations that are emotionally painful and distressing, and that overwhelm people’s ability to cope, leaving them powerless. Trauma has sometimes been defined in reference to circumstances that are outside the realm of normal human experience.