Confidential Counselling, Dublin and Cork

Shine offers free counselling services in Dublin and Cork.  People can access counselling through self-referral by phone or e-mail.  Counselling is offered to everyone, whatever stage of illness or complexity of difficulties presented and is offered to people with self-experience of mental ill health and to relatives of people with self-experience. We offer an initial appointment to any person seeking assistance and this can be face to face or initial phone conversation. Our Counsellors hold recognised and accredited qualifications as well as membership with recognised Psychotherapy bodies. 

To speak with a counsellor or to make an appointment contact: 


Address: Shine Dublin, 13 Belvedere Court, Dublin 1 

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm 

Telephone: 083 8004039



Address: Shine Cork, 14a Washington Street West, Cork City 

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm 

Mobile: 086 040 1657 


Confidential Counselling, Waterford

Shine provides a low cost counselling service based in the Shine Resource Centre, Waterford City.
This service is available to anyone in the Waterford, Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny and South Tipperary. Referral to Shine Counselling Waterford is through self-referral by phone or e-mail.

Shine’s sliding scale of cost;
· Maximum charge per session –  €40 for those in full employment
· Median charge per session – €20 for those in part time employment (less than 21 hours per week)
· Minimum charge per session –  €10 for students and persons in receipt of social welfare payments

To speak with a counsellor or to make an appointment contact:

Address:1/2 Barronstrand Street, Waterford City 

Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9am to 5pm, Wednesday 11am – 7pm 

Mobile: 086 014 2105 


Confidential E-mail Counselling Support 

Shine offers a confidential email support service for anyone who doesn’t feel ready or able to speak to someone in person or on the phone. The e-mail support service is checked daily from Monday to Friday and our counselling team gives same-day responses wherever possible. 

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