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Anxiety

Anxiety

by Kate Kearney Cognitive Behavioural Therapist / Compassion Focused Therapist / Occupational Therapist We all experience a vast array of emotions in our daily life. Emotions colour our world and guide us in our actions and behaviours; hence the word (e) motion. The feeling of anxiety is one of these many emotions that we experience […]

August 1, 2018 | By More
What is Occupational Therapy?

What is Occupational Therapy?

Our Occupational Therapist – Pauline Robinson has put together this brilliant infographic which summarises nicely the OT service at Evidence-Based Therapy Centre. If you would like to book an appointment to see Pauline, you can contact the clinic on 091 727777 or get in touch via the contact page    

June 8, 2018 | By More
Developing a REAL self-care practice

Developing a REAL self-care practice

Lisa Healy Psychotherapist at Evidence-Based Therapy Centre What comes to mind when you think about self-care? When you think about self-care, does your mind give you images of being wrapped in a pristine fluffy dressing gown being pampered head to toe in a luxury spa? Do you picture yourself going on a blow-out shopping spree? […]

May 11, 2018 | By More
Penetration: why is it hard to get hard?

Penetration: why is it hard to get hard?

by Linsey Blair Individual & Couples Psychotherapist & Psychosexual Counsellor Erectile problems are the most common male presentation in sex therapy and psychological ED is normally easy to treat. However it isn’t easy to make the first step and book an appointment with a sex therapist so here are some common questions and answers, which […]

March 30, 2018 | By More
Sex: what a pain!

Sex: what a pain!

by Linsey Blair Individual & Couple Psychotherapist & Psychosexual Counsellor Are you having problems with painful sex? If so, you are not alone! One of the most common referrals I get as a sex therapist is from women who are experiencing pain on penetration. Is it a case of no pain no gain? Should I […]

March 30, 2018 | By More
The stigma of incontinence

The stigma of incontinence

Our latest blog is a brilliant and personal account by one of our clients describing her experience of encountering the stigma of incontinence. We are very appreciative of Nicola for writing this piece as we think that it will help and reassure others with similar experiences. The Stigma of Incontinence By Nicola Hampson Stigma is […]

February 7, 2018 | By More
Using your intentions as a compass for life

Using your intentions as a compass for life

In this insightful and very practical blog, Lead Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Róisín Joyce walks us through a really useful exercise that can help us move towards the life that we want. Do you every struggle with staying on track with your goals and intentions? Staying on track with goals and intentions can be tough.  Oftentimes […]

February 6, 2018 | By More
“How’s that physio?” – chatting about chronic pain

“How’s that physio?” – chatting about chronic pain

Two men are chatting in their local pub in Dublin.   ‘So how are things Frank?’ ‘Ah, you know, grand. Well not great really actually – the old back and the sciatic is really giving me gip still.’ ‘Didn’t the doctor send you for physio for that?’ ‘Yeah, yeah, I had me appointment today.’ ‘Was […]

October 12, 2017 | By More
5 Top Tips for Coping with Worry

5 Top Tips for Coping with Worry

by Dr Michelle Hopkins Clinical Psychologist, Adult Mental Health Worrying Thoughts At times in our life when we have choices and decisions to make, change presents itself, and this uncertainty can lead us to become overly concerned about the “What ifs…” of the future. This process of thinking things through can be helpful in that […]

October 6, 2017 | By More
9 Reasons why you should consider participating in the Pad-ilates programme

9 Reasons why you should consider participating in the Pad-ilates programme

by Eoin O Conaire Director & Chartered Physiotherapist – Evidence-Based Therapy Centre, Galway In a blog written for his fellow kayakers, Chartered Physiotherapist Eoin O Conaire talks about the benefits of the Pad-ilates programme.   I have been running the Pad-ilates programme now for four years. This is a weekly exercise programme which uses the […]

September 25, 2017 | By More