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We want to create a world where mental health issues are acknowledged and accepted. Where every person in distress will feel confident to openly access the support services they need, safe in the knowledge that attitudes have changed based on a communal understanding and willingness to support each other.
Over 5,000 completed hours of online counselling, 79% of survey respondents find our counselling very helpful or helpful. That is almost 80% satisfaction level.
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User Testimonials

"I was having issues in my personal life and my work life and I was finding it very difficult to see the wood for the trees....gave me a sense of hope that things could change and now... my outlook is very different"
“I found that of all the therapies I've engaged with, partaking in therapy via live chat has been the most effective for me as it removes the burden of social awareness etc. Also, I often find it difficult to leave the house so this really has been a life-saver. I'm very grateful for this service”
“Resources are invaluable and I find that they have helped to keep me focused on my mood and how to manage my thinking and behaviour. I honestly don’t know where I would be without this course.“
*The service user's identity has been concealed to preserve their confidentiality

Professional Team

Oisin Scollard

Founder &
Executive Chairman

Oisin is Co-founder & Director at Oisin setup the organisation in 2009, with Diarmuid, after the tragic loss of their brother, Cormac to suicide.

John Hickey

Clinical Advisor

M.Sc; P.Grad Dip; B.Sc (Hons.) Psychology; Dip (MAPCP; MACI Accredited Clinical Supervisor). John has worked with ICHAS since 2010 & provides a range of services including academic & clinical supervision & lecturer with
Griffith College.

Karen Murphy

Services &
Operations Manager

Karen holds an Honours Degree in Psychology, Diploma in counselling Psychology and is currently completing a Masters in CBT.

Brian Holohan


BA (Hons.) Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy, a Diploma in Addiction Psychology, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) currently undergoing training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

Teresa Pengelly


Teresa holds a certificate in Counselling Skills and a Diploma in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. She has further training in
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in 2014 and has a Diploma in CBT.

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