Counselling

A cancer diagnosis can be very upsetting, not only for cancer patients  themselves, but also for their families.  A decision to go for counselling can be somewhat daunting. GCS offers guidance, encouragement
and support to cancer patients and their families, with over 25 years of community  cancer care and support.

Can we help you – please get in touch?

Why go?

Counselling can give you a safe place, where you can explore and express your thoughts, feelings, and experiences with professional support and without judgement. Counselling may help you see things differently and enable you to find a way through a difficult patch. All our registered Counsellors are fully and professionally trained. All counselling is given on a totally confidential basis.

Why talk to a Counsellor?

Counselling can be both a challenging and rewarding experience. It can actually be easier to talk to someone you do not know because:

→ They are not involved in your life
→ They can see your life objectively
→ They will let you talk about anything
→ They will let you talk about anything

Hester Storm

Hester Storm has a special interest in working with people who are ill and with those who surround them. She practices at the Bray Counselling and Therapy Centre, on a one-to-one basis with adults and adolescents (12-24). Hester holds a post-graduate diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy and an Msc in Adolescent Psychotherapy, and is accredited with the Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (IAHIP).

Huub Nagtegaal

Huub Nagtegaal has a strong interest in helping people with trauma and illness. For over 15 years, he has been involved with various
men’s groups and has taken a strong interest in men’s issues. Huub has a diploma in psychotherapy from the Institute of Creative
Counselling and Psychotherapy (ICCP) and is currently in practice in Dun Laoghaire.

Anthony Keatinge

Anthony Keatinge is a fully Accredited Therapist with the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) and holds a BA
(HONS) Counselling & Psychotherapy. He has also done further training in Cognitive -Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Acceptance and
Commitment Therapy (ACT); & Mindfulness. Anthony is based in Bray.

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