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Fingal County Council Community Funding Scheme

We are pleased to confirm that Fingal County Council has once again supported Fingal Counselling Service through the Community Funding Scheme. This grant will enable us to continue to deliver much needed counselling services to our community. Our service is operating remotely at this time and we are open for new clients. We are adhering to the Government guidelines however we will move to Face to Face appointments as soon as it is safe to do so.

If you need to make an appointment, please call us on 01 8902596.

Counselling Appointments

Do you need to talk to a counsellor? Fingal Counselling Service is open to accept new clients and new referrals.Given the current restrictions on face to face contact, all assessment and counselling appointments will be completed via telephone until the restrictions are lifted.

Call 01 8902596, leave a message and we will return your call

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Volunteer Counsellor Positions

Working towards accreditation?

Fingal Counselling Service  are now offering volunteering opportunities to counsellors who have already completed their 100 training hours and are working towards accreditation. We invite applications from pre accredited IACP members to join our centre in Swords

We offer day, evening and Saturday appointments to our clients and 3-4 hour slots will be allocated to successful candidates.  There will be a 6 month probationary period and successful candidates will be offered a further 12 months counselling work.

  Fingal Counselling Service will be offering the following benefits; 

  • Supervision for Fingal Counselling Service client work
  • CPD training, induction and peer support
  • Professional insurance
  • Clients will be allocated from our managed waiting list.
  • Counselling rooms and administration support

If you are interested in applying please send;

  • A cover letter outlining your qualifications
  • A current CV
  • The contact details of a referee who can vouch for your work to date

Please post your application to

Denise McDermott

Fingal Counselling Service,

BASE Resource Centre,

Brackenstown Road,

Swords,

Co. Dublin

 The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 6th November 2020

 Please contact the office on 8902596 with any queries you may have.

Covid 19

Fingal Counselling Service has re-opened for Face to Face counselling. We are adhering to the Government and HSE guidelines regarding Covid 19. When you contact us to make an appointment you will be advised of the necessary steps to take to ensure your safety and the safety of everyone in the service

New Counsellors Join Fingal Counselling Service

Fingal Counselling Service management are delighted to announce that a new group of counsellors will begin working with the service in January 2019. The induction training for the new counsellors took place on Nov 24th 2018. It was a very successful day and we look forward to working with our colleagues.

Below is a photo of some of the new group

From left to right

Ann Marie Kelly, Miriam Lewis, Breda Brady, Garry Plunkett, Dermot McDonald, Noel Dowling

(missing from the line-up, Tracey McGee, Aoife Doyle, Nikki Hennessy and Olive Talbot)

 

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Thought for the day

Your spiritual guidance for the day 

Give me kind Heaven,

A private station,

A mind serene for contemplation,

Title and profit I resign;

The post of honour shall be be mine.