Cork Wellbeing Counselling & Holistic Living

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us”.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wellbeing & Happiness

Letting Go of Anxiety & Stress

Awareness and Mindful Living

Freedom from Depression

Welcome to Cork Wellbeing Counselling & Holistic Living

Cork Wellbeing Counselling & Holistic Living is an initiative pioneered by Patrick Sheehan and Martina Lehane Sheehan. We offer one to one Counselling, Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and Spiritual Guidance. We also facilitate workshops, conferences and retreats etc. In our practice, we offer a three-dimensional approach to good mental health, we believe that mind, body and spirit need to be in balance in order for our lives to flourish.

Patrick Sheehan

M.I.A.H.I.P. Dip Counselling. H. Dip Psychotherapy. MA, Psychotherapy, CBT Practitioner

Patrick Sheehan, M.I.A.H.I.P. Dip Counselling. H. Dip Psychotherapy. MA, Psychotherapy, CBT Practitioner, Cork Wellbeing Counselling & Holistic LivingPatrick is a Cork based Accredited Psychotherapist, Counsellor and Supervisor, and has being working in the field of Mental Health for over 20 years. He has completed over ten years’ study and training in the fields of psychology, integrative psychotherapy, psychodynamic therapy, counselling, CBT, group facilitation and spiritual awareness. He also hold a dip in Professional Supervision for Individuals and Organisations. While studying for his master’s degree in UCC, Patrick became particularly interested in a new field of research focusing on the ‘Psychology of Happiness and the Science of Wellbeing’. This led him to further research, leading eventually to his unique Wellness Model, in which he integrates the wisdom of both traditional and modern psychology. Within his range of experience, he has worked in organisations and institutional settings dealing with adults suffering with challenging mental health issues. He has also over 15 years experience of facilitating workshops and retreats, incorporating integrative psychotherapy, neuroscience, cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness practices. He is particularly interested in helping people to view mental health issues, not from a place of victimhood, but as real opportunities for healing, growth and transformation. He believes that the key to good mental functioning is cultivating a life affirming attitude while building resilience, balance and creative resources to deal with life’s stresses and challenges.

Martina Lehane Sheehan

M.I.A.H.I.P, AISGA. Dip. Psychotherapy, H. Dip Psychotherapy /Counselling H.Dip Spiritual guidance. H. Dip Life & Business Coaching

Martina Lehane Sheehan M.I.A.H.I.P, AISGA. Dip. Psychotherapy, H. Dip Psychotherapy /Counselling H.Dip Spiritual guidance. H. Dip Life & Business Coaching Cork Wellbeing Counselling & Holistic LivingMartina is an Accredited Psychotherapist, Spiritual Director, and Author. She is also Director of Retreats and Programmes in Ennismore Retreat Centre, Cork, Ireland, and is regularly invited to facilitate retreats and workshops both nationally and internationally.

She is the author of three bestselling titles ‘Seeing Anew: Awakening to life’s lessons’, ‘Whispers in the Stillness: Mindfulness and Spiritual Awakening.’ and ‘Waiting in Mindful Hope:’ Wisdom for Times of Transition. Her fourth book is due for publication in Autumn 2017.Together with her husband, Patrick, she has created two CDs, ‘Soul Space; Meditations and Lyrics for stillness’ and ‘Beyond Mindfulness: Guided Meditations and lyrics for daily reflection’.

Minding Your Mental Health. Six Steps to A Better Nights Sleep,

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep. Sleep is a vital indicator of overall health and well-being. We spend up to one-third of our lives asleep, and the overall state of our "sleep health" remains an essential question throughout our lifespan. Most of us know that getting a...

Minding Your Mental Health

What are Core Beliefs? "Authors of our own life" Have you ever wondered why you always seem to end up in situtations that seem to repeat themselves. Relationships or friendships turn bad, or you dont get the promotion in work despite working hard to achieve it. Do you...

Cork Wellbeing Counselling Awareness and Mindful Living Weekend.

A lot of the time we are on ‘automatic pilot’, whereby the constant internal ‘noise’ of mental activity builds up stress hormones in the body. In this retreat/workshop we will learn how to ‘switch off’ the anxiety/ stress activity button . This reduces our habitual...

Minding your Mental Health.

Help with Anxious Thinking  I am going to teach you a single visualization that is separated into three parts. The purpose of the visualization is to enable you to quickly clear mental stress, tension, and anxious thinking. The visualization can be used when feeling...

Be Mindful of your Mental Health

A big thank you to all who turned up for the series of  Mental Health Talks in the various  Library branches around Cork city, We were delighted with the hugh response to our advertising campaign  and your interest in the very important subject of caring for your...

Minding your Mental Health.

Challenging Negative Thoughts Depression, poor self-esteem, and anxiety can often be the result of irrational negative thoughts. Someone who regularly receives positive feedback at work might feel that they are horrible at their job because of one criticism. Their...

Its not what you see, its how you say it

A few people have been asking for the slide about the birds that I used in the recent public talks on mental health. You may remember I used the slide to explain about how perception works. So here it is Remember to say the letters in your best cork accent! A B C D ...

Small Tips for Helping with Good Mental Health,

        Try Living fully in the present moment. Developing your potential and finding ways to express it Developing coping skills and building resilience; to adapt to life’s uncertainties. Try Practicing an attitude of gratitude (counting your blessings) Discover what...

Be Mindful of your Mental Health

A Lecture series from Cork City Libraries in association with Healthy Ireland and Cork Wellbeing Counselling. As part of the Healthy Ireland initative we have been asked to present a series of free lectures  on Wellbeing and Mental Health. The dates for the lectures...
Cork Wellbeing Counselling

Upcoming Retreats with Martina Lehane Sheehan.

Transformational Leadership Sat Feb 3rd 10.30 -4.30 Ennismore Retreat Centre Cork.   Lenten Weekend Retreat Feb 23rd-25th Ennismore Retreat Centre Cork.     6 Day Retreats.     Directed Retreat, May 6th-12th Ty Croeso Llantarnam abbey Wales.  Calming the mind, Opening...

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Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP)

The Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP) is the longest established Association for accrediting Psychotherapists in Ireland. www.iahip.org