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Counselling and Psychological Services

Counselling and Psychological Services

Margaret works with many therapeutic skills such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychoanalysis MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction), Life Coaching and other Psychological Services to treat disorders such as: 

Treating disorders such as:

✔ Depression

✔ Anxiety
✔ Loss
✔ Difficult Life events
✔ Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

✔ Poor Self Esteem
✔ Eating Disorders
✔ Anger
✔ Couple/Relationship Therapy
✔ Assertiveness and Bereavement

✔ Panic Disorder
✔ Grief
✔ Phobias
✔Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

I offer extensive therapeutic treatments to fit your individual needs. 

I provide counselling and psychological services for young Adults aged 14 to more senior years. Treatments include cognitive behavioural therapy, psychotherapy, counselling using the integrative approach, psychoanalysis, mindful CBT and life coaching. 

If you have any further questions about our counselling & psychotherapy services in Kildare, Dublin, Wicklow & Meath, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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Counselling allows a person to receive professional help through a process of listening and facilitating. Various skills will be employed and rehearsed to enable the individual to manage the specific challenges they are experiencing in a better way.


Psychotherapy is generally where you look at the overall person and all the various aspects of their lives, both past and present. Which are having an impact on the lives in a negative way currently. This may require deeper exploration. An integrated Psychotherapy dynamic is employed which explores various aspects of the individual’s life. This enables the client to achieve a better understanding to manage their various challenges. Consequently, helping the client to move forward.

Life Coaching

Margaret helps people develop in all areas of their lives, through Life Coaching. This can be anything from a parent returning to the workplace, to a person who fells challenged in there in devour to develop personal relationships.

To book an appointment, please call me on 01 6917355 or e-mail at leaving your name and contact. In the event of I not being available to talk at the time of your call please leave a message and I will get back to you within the working day. I will always do my very best to get to a client where possible.

  • What is anxiety, and how do I know if I have it?
    Anxiety is a normal human emotion, but when it becomes excessive and interferes with daily life, it may be an anxiety disorder. Symptoms include excessive worry, restlessness, rapid heartbeat, and difficulty concentrating.
  • What types of anxiety disorders exist?
    Common types include Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Specific Phobias. Each has unique characteristics and treatment approaches.
  • Can therapy help with anxiety?
    Absolutely. Psychotherapy, such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), can be highly effective in treating anxiety. It helps individuals identify and manage triggers and develop coping strategies.
  • Is anxiety a lifelong condition?
    Not necessarily. With the right treatment and support, many people can effectively manage and even overcome their anxiety.
  • What should I expect during my first therapy session for anxiety?
    In your initial session, I will ask about your symptoms, history, and goals. Brideswell Counselling & Psychotherapy will work with you to develop a personalised treatment plan.
  • What is stress, and why is it important to address?
    Stress is a natural response to challenging situations, but when it becomes chronic or overwhelming, it can negatively impact our physical and mental health. Addressing stress is crucial because it can lead to various health problems, including anxiety, depression, and even physical ailments like heart disease.
  • How can counselling and psychotherapy help with stress management?
    My counselling and psychotherapy services provide a safe and supportive environment to explore the root causes of your stress. Our expert therapists employ evidence-based techniques to help you identify coping strategies, develop resilience, and manage stressors more effectively.
  • Can stress management techniques be incorporated into daily life?
    Absolutely. I will teach you practical stress management techniques that you can integrate into your daily routine. These may include mindfulness exercises, relaxation techniques, and cognitive-behavioural strategies.
  • What are common OCD symptoms?
    Common symptoms include excessive cleaning, checking, counting, arranging, or intrusive thoughts about harm, contamination, or perfectionism.
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