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LONELINESS

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Beings, we are hard wired to connect and most of us feel the need for rewarding social contact and relationships. Loneliness is the feeling we get when our need for this type of contact is not met. Loneliness of course is not the same as being alone. We may choose to be alone and live […]

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Killarney Community College

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Transition Year Students at  Killarney Community College have raised €750 in funding for SouthWest Counselling Centre through a raffle held during  a recent Fashion Show. SouthWest  Counselling Centre wish to extend a heartfelt thank you to Killarney Community College  Transition Year Students and Staff for their fundraising  support. This funding will go towards providing vital […]

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LONELINESS IN OLDER ADULTS

Loneliness in older adults

At SouthWest Counselling Centre we are meeting more and more elderly people who are feeling isolated and alone. What strikes me is that whilst there is a lot of emphasis on help and support for younger people there is less awareness of the availability of supports for older people. As we all know, life is […]

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RING OF BEARA CHARITY CYCLE KENMARE ON SATURDAY 23RD MAY 2015

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Registration for the Ring of Beara Charity Cycle Kenmare  is NOW open.   SouthWest Counselling Centre are delighted to be chosen as one of the two nominated charities. SouthWest Counselling Centre provides counselling services for people in crisis and in distress. All funds raised will be used to extend our outreach services in Kenmare including […]

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CYBERBULLYING

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying refers to bullying which takes place using the internet, mobile phones or other technological devices. This may be in the form of sending nasty or threatening messages, emails or photos, videos or putting such materials up on social media web pages. It can also take the form of setting up fake profiles which say […]

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WORKPLACE BULLYING

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Workplace bullying can be quite common and difficult to deal with. Bullying at work can take the form of physical, social or psychological intimidation. Examples include threatening behaviour, sexual harassment, verbal abuse, exclusion, psychological harassment, being given pointless or impossible tasks, deliberately making work difficult for you and withholding information necessary to get your work […]

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SNEEM WALKING MARATHON

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BULLYING

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Bullying is defined as the tendency of individuals or groups to use persistent aggressive or unreasonable behavior against an individual. It can take different forms including physical, verbal, cyber, social and mental bullying. There is a common misbelief that the victim of bullying somehow brings bullying on themselves. Some victims wrongly believe that if they […]

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MINDFUL LIVING

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In recent years we have been hearing much about the benefits of Mindfulness and living mindfully. Put simply mindfulness is “Bringing our attention to what is happening in the present moment”. The goal of mindfulness is to live life more fully and to appreciate the moments of our lives that pass by all too easily. […]

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WHITE COLLAR FIGHT NIGHT PRESENTATION

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