Counselling Services

SITUATED in a quiet secluded rural setting one mile from Gorey town Bernie Hackett, a qualified counsellor for over twenty years offers counselling to adults and couples.

Bernie's clients come from a wide geographical base in the South East. Clients may self refer, be referred by their G.P., or by other professionals involved in health and well-being.

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Bernie Hackett

Bernie is an accredited member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, European Association for Counselling and European Association for Supervisors. She holds diplomas in Counselling, Theory & Practice. Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy working with survivors of childhood abuse: physical mental, emotional and sexual. She is also trained in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM).

She has a wealth of experience working with relationship and marital issues. Bernie's approach to counselling is client centred, empathic and non judgemental. Her approach is also eclectic including, CBT, Brief Therapy, Solution Focussed depending on the needs of the client. She believes that counselling enables people to empower themselves to address the challenges they may be facing in their life's journey. Working together
with the client to find ways to address these challenges and explore coping strategies and options that are acceptable to the client.

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Bernie is an accredited supervisor with the Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (IACP) and the European Association of Supervisors (EAS) She holds a M.Min in Supervisory Practice and offers Cross Professional Supervision.

Her supervisees come from a wide professional base: trainee & qualified Counsellors/ Psychotherapists, Career Guidance Counsellors. Social Workers and other professionals working in the area of mental health

Bernie offers counselling for the following:

Depression Low self esteem
Anxiety Personal Development
Stress Loss/Bereavement
Trauma Relationships/Marital Issues
Childhood Abuse Domestic Violence

Counselling Sessions are by appointment only

Cost per individual session 60 minutes: €50.00
Cost per couple session (60 minutes) €60.00

Supervision Sessions are by appointment only

Cost per session Trainee counsellor: €50.00
Cost per session accredited counsellors: €60.00
Cost per session Health professionals: €60.00
Cost per group supervision sessions negotiable
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Get in touch! Please feel free to call or email Bernie for an appointment.

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