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Barrow Street Medical – Counselling & Psychology

We provide high quality mental healthcare in our clinic at
Barrow Medical, Unit 2E, The Dickens, Barrow Street, Dublin 4

All of our clinicians are accredited by the following bodies:

Barrow Street Psychology & Counselling

Our Barrow Street Clinic

Our new Barrow Street clinic is located in Barrow Medical, The Gasworks, Barrow Street, Dublin 4. Our clinic is situated down the side of Meagher’s pharmacy on Barrow Street, opposite Grand Canal Dock dart station. Walk down the right side of Meagher’s pharmacy and the Centric Mental Health clinic door will be visible on your left.

This clinic is an accessible city centre location with several comfortable clinic rooms, and we have a number of clinicians on site for early, lunchtime and late appointments. There is paid on street parking available and several public transport points nearby.

Previously Spectrum Mental Health, Centric Health became our majority shareholder in 2021 and we now have multiple locations with Centric Health across the country, where the highest standard of mental health services are provided and best practice is always ensured.

Our team of highly experienced and qualified clinicians provide a range of mental health services at our Barrow Street clinic, including individual counselling and psychotherapy, CBT, children’s therapy, and relationship counselling.

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What We Treat

Our team of highly experienced and qualified clinicians can provide therapeutic support to individuals experiencing the following mental health difficulties:

Our Barrow Street therapists are also specialised in treating issues relating to:

  • Perinatal difficulties
  • Personal development
  • Self-esteem
  • Cultural differences
  • Identity
  • Addiction recovery
  • OCD
  • Phobias
  • Physical health related difficulties

Who We Treat

Our psychotherapists and psychologists in Barrow Street treat the following cohorts:

  • Children & Teens (Aged 5+)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Families
  • Couples

Our Barrow Street Therapists

Our aim as an organisation is to deliver the highest clinical standards and the most innovative mental health services. To ensure this, we are a clinically led team with governance and guidance provided by an assigned team of our most senior and experienced clinicians.

We have an excellent team of diversely experienced counselling psychotherapists and psychologists across all of our clinic locations.

All of our Barrow Street therapists are fully qualified and accredited with their relevant professional body, which include The IACPThe IAHIP, The PSI, The ICP, The FTAI, The APPI, and The BACP.

Find out more about our Barrow Street therapists below.

Deirdre McGill, Counselling Psychotherapist, MIACP

Deirdre McGill is an IACP registered psychotherapist with over 10 years’ experience working in therapeutic settings. Deirdre focuses on a client-centred approach, and her areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, the impact of abuse and violence, self-esteem, and work-life balance.

Deirdre McGill

Deirdre McGill

Counselling Psychotherapist, IACP

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Philippa Carroll, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, APPI & ICP

Philippa Carroll is an APPI and ICP registered psychoanalytic psychotherapist with experience across a range of diverse settings, including outpatient clinics, hospitals, probation services, addiction treatment services, and private clinics. Philippa primarily focuses on applying an individualised approach, and treats a range of issues including depression, anxiety, perinatal difficulties, and bereavement.

Philippa Carroll

Philippa Carroll

Psychotherapist, APPI & ICP

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Declan Gernon, Psychotherapist, MIACP

Declan Gernon is an IACP accredited psychotherapist with nearly 10 years of experience working with clients to treat a range of issues, including depression, anxiety, addiction, trauma, and bereavement. Declan is trained in both the humanistic and psychodynamic traditions, and so works with the individual to find the approach which works best for them.

Declan Gernon

Declan Gernon

Psychotherapist, IACP

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Dr Mollie-Kate Richardson, Counselling Psychologist, PSI

Dr Mollie-Kate Richardson is a PSI registered psychologist with a number of years’ experience working in various mental health settings. Mollie-Kate has worked with a range of individuals from different backgrounds and cohorts, and aims to provide flexible and individualised care to each client by using an evidence-based approach grounded in person-centred principles.

Dr Mollie-Kate Richardson

Dr Mollie-Kate Richardson

Counselling Psychologist, PSI

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Dr Sonia Pillai, Counselling Psychologist, PSI

Dr Sonia Pillai is a counselling psychologist and a current graduate member of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). Sonia has worked in a range of mental health settings, including in the HSE CAMHS and adult mental health services, in the field of psycho-oncology, and in medical research settings. Sonia focuses on creating a supportive therapeutic alliance, and integrates elements of evidence-based therapies in her approach.

Dr Sonia Pillai

Dr Sonia Pillai

Counselling Psychologist, PSI

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Make an Appointment

If you would like to avail of our counselling services at Barrow Street, don’t hesitate to book your first appointment with us. You can fill out the Request An Appointment form on this page, or contact 01 611 1719 or [email protected] to book your Initial Screening Appointment. You can also schedule your first appointment online here. At your first appointment, we will establish the best therapeutic approach and plan for your needs, and assign you the most suitable therapist.

Are you covered by your private medical insurance?

Centric Mental Health work with all the major insurers, who may provide full or partial reimbursement for your therapy sessions:


We recommend you check your own policy for its terms and conditions to see what cover you have. If you wish to book in for a specific member benefit please mention this at the time of booking so we can ensure we can accommodate your request.

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