Counselling services in Rathgar, Dublin 6.

Orla Whelan


MA in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, BA (Hons) in Psychology

Services provided
Bereavement and Loss,

Anxiety, Bereavement and loss, and Depression

Orla’s practice is centered on children adolescents and adults.
She has over six years experience and has worked and trained in different clinical settings:

  • Dublin based DEIS primary school
  • Children in foster care
  • Student College Services services in Trinity College Dublin.
  • Private Practice

Orla also works in Pieta House with clients who are experiencing suicidal ideation, self-harming or have experienced loss due to suicide.

Orla works in the following areas:
Anxiety, depression, behavioural issues, social issues, bereavement and loss, relationship issues, eating disorders, sexual identity and many other emotional and psychological issues.

Orla works from a psychoanalytic perspective, which is working with the unconscious mind and also uses a solution-focused perspective.

Orla is a registered practitioner with APPI (Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in Ireland) and a member of ICP.