Support Programmes

Knock Counselling Centre

Knock Counselling Centre provides a wide range of psychotherapeutic services to adults and adolescents living in Mayo.

A place of sanctuary

Knock Counselling Centre has a unique location in the grounds of Knock Shrine. The Shrine is a place of sanctuary, reflection and prayer. Knock Counselling Centre welcomes people of all or no faith and respects the beliefs of all who attend the Centre.

Counselling is a talking therapy. Any person can avail of the opportunity to attend to emotional or psychological problems in a supportive and confidential therapeutic environment.

Counselling

We embrace diversity and welcome people from all faiths and none. We create a safe space for all who wish to work through difficult issues and experience a more joyful, integrated way of living.

Our counsellors help clients to address mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, current and/or historical abuse/trauma, family issues, loss, transition, complicated grief, and more.

Our Services

We embrace diversity and welcome people from all faiths and none. We create a safe space for all who wish to work through difficult issues and experience a more joyful, integrated way of living.

Our counsellors help clients to address mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, current and/or historical abuse/trauma, family issues, loss, transition, complicated grief, and more.

We work with couples who are experiencing difficulties in their relationships. We support people to understand the source of their distress and to establish more effective ways of living in relation to each other.

We provide a range of therapeutic services for adolescents including counselling for a range of issues including anxiety, depression, difficulties in relationships at home, in school or between peers.

We support the young person to work through whatever issues they are experiencing and to find relief from the distress and to live more satisfying lives.

Knock Counselling Centre, in conjunction with the Irish Association for Anger Management are running an online anger management programme, starting on Tuesday 13 April, 2021, 6.30pm-8.30pm.

The programme which runs for five consecutive Tuesday evenings will be informative, experiential, interactive and will teach participants specific techniques to help deal with anger when it arises.

 

For further information, contact Knock Counselling Centre at 09493 75032 or email counsellingoffice@knockshrine.ie

 

Knock Counselling Centre provides supervision to Counsellors working in the Western Region.

Knock Counselling Centre is open Monday – Friday from 9.30 am -5.30 pm all year round.

Evening appointments are available on request.

Knock Counselling Centre can be contacted in the strictest confidence by telephone or email:

Tel: (094) 93 75032

Email: counsellingoffice@knockshrine.ie

Mission

To promote emotional, spiritual and mental well being through the provision of professional counselling services to individuals, couples, families and young people aged 12 to 18 years.

We understand, respect and value Catholic Spirituality. We welcome people of all and/or no religious beliefs.

Vision

Supporting individuals and communities to recognise and develop their potential for joyful, courageous and integrated living.

Vision

Supporting individuals and communities to recognise and develop their potential for joyful, courageous and integrated living.

Values

  • Trust in the individual’s capacity for growth and self-actualisation.
  • Respect for the individual’s attending the Centre, our colleagues and the wider community we serve.
  • Integrity in our dealings with our stakeholders and our investors Knock Shrine and Tusla.
  • Inclusion, Respect, compassion and authenticity with the people who attend the Centre irrespective of race, religion, sexual orientation or financial circumstances.

Fees

We never turn anyone away for financial reasons. However, we are a registered charity and we support ourselves from the money you pay for counselling.

The full fee for counselling is €50 per session.

We offer counselling sessions on a sliding scale, from €30 to €50 per session with a rate of between €20 and €30 per session for those who have a low household income.