Our Counselling Services

In Helplink we believe in providing accessible counselling/talk therapy services – that is why our services are available 7 days a week in person (face-to-face) in our offices in Galway City and online nationwide and beyond.

We provide general counselling, couples counselling, bereavement counselling and addition counselling nationwide and internationally through our secure Online Counselling service.

In Galway City we provide these Face-to-face Counselling services:

  • General Counselling
  • Play Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Couples Counselling
  • Addiction Counselling
  • Bereavement Therapy

Our Counsellors can an support you if you are dealing with: Feeling unhappy, feeling low, being constantly worried, not sleeping, feeling stressed out and/or anxious, behaviour problems, anger issues, feeling sad, difficulty dealing with a death, being bullied/cyber bullied, feeling confused, drinking too much, addiction problems, problems with eating, not feeling good about yourself, lacking in confidence…

Helplink’s professional, qualified,  insured and Garda vetted counsellors are there at times to suit you,days a week:

9 am to 9 pm Monday to Friday

or 12 to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday

(Closed on Bank Holidays and Christmas/New Year’s Eve).

If you are a Full-Time (Post Secondary) Student (part-time counselling student) or Unemployed and in receipt of a social protection payment (e.g. Jobseeker’s Benefit/Allowance, Disability Benefit, Illness Benefit), one appointment costs  30.

One standard appointment for employed people costs 50 or 45 with a GP referral (letter or email), you can also buy a bundle package of 6 appointments for 290.

NOTE: For young people (under the age of 18), the appointment price is determined by which category their parents and/or guardians fall into.



NBIf you want to cancel or postpone a booked appointment you must do so 48 hours in advance or a cancellation fee may apply.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not provide a crisis service, people seriously contemplating suicide or in need of immediate help should go to their local A&E; Dial 999 for assistance.