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

‘Connections’ is a positive well-being programme, run by Knock Counselling Centre, for people from all walks of life to come together to share experiences and engage in activities designed to help ease the transition from ‘Lockdown Life’ to a ‘New Norm.’

 

The course is aimed at people who may have struggled with the isolation, loneliness, anxiety, fear, negativity, or stress of the last 2 years and would like to work on techniques and strategies to help ease back into society, give themselves a positive boost and re-connect with others in a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental setting.

 

The programme run by Michael McTigue, Counsellor/Facilitator will be informal and interactive and focus on Stress Reduction, Communication Skills, Thought Patterns, Managing Negativity, Positive Action, and Self-Care.

 

Date and Time: Commencing Tuesday May 10th, from 6pm – 7.30pm, running over a period of 4 weeks

Venue:  Knock Counselling Centre

Cost:  €50 per participant

For further information or to book a place on the course: 

Contact Geraldine on 094 9375032

Is Anger Hurting You Or Your Family? 

Knock Counselling Service is running a 5-evening Online Anger Management programme, starting on Tue 26 April, 6:30 – 9:30pm.

Contact Peter Devers at 094 93 75032 or log onto www.knockshrine.ie/counselling

Knock Counselling Centre is a community-based service provided by Knock Shrine and the Child and Family Agency, TUSLA.

From April to October we will provide a drop-in listening service every Sunday and are currently seeking volunteer counsellors to help run this valuable service. Volunteers must have completed an accredited counselling skills course and be committed to continuous professional development.

Find out more by calling 094 93 75032 or email: counsellingoffice@knockshrine.ie

 

A drop-in listening service is available at Knock Counselling Centre twice weekly as follows:

Thursday              Drop-in Times:                  11am-4pm

Sunday                 Drop-in Times:                  11am-3pm

 

For more information, please contact Knock Counselling Centre at (094) 93 75 032

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 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.