Specialising in Relationships & Marriage Counselling
Ready to Listen and Help
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About me

My name is Brendan O'Shaughnessy and I am here to listen to you. I have nearly 30 years’ experience of working with couples and would be happy to help you resolve any issue in your relationship.

I am accredited member of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and have Post Graduate Degree in Counselling from U.C.C. I am also a member of the William Glasser Institute of Ireland graduating in Reality Therapy in 1995.

I see my role as one of understanding where you are and working with you to find a way out of your current difficulties. I’m not here to judge or tell you what to do but may offer some techniques or tools that could help.



Couples Counselling

I have worked with the Cork Marriage Counselling Centre for 30 Years and was a Board Director of the National Domestic Violence Intervention Agency and other charities.


Individual Counselling

Around 40% of my experience is working with individuals dealing with life's challenges including Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Health Related Issues, Personal Development, Self Esteem, Sex Related Issues, Stress, Trauma, Work Related Issues.



Completed Diploma in Advanced Supervision across Professions – IACP Accredited & recognised by Supervisors Association of Ireland (SAI). My combination of Counselling and Business is a sound foundation for Supervision support to individuals in various caring professions.


Executive Coaching

Having worked with Multi National companies in Senior Management positions for the last 38 years, plus my counselling experience, I am in a unique place to support executives with personal and career development.

Pricing Information

Income Levels
€ Per Session
Individuals Couples
Income over €101k per year 100 120
€51 to €100k per year 80 100
€31k to €50k per year 60 70
Less than €31k or on Social Welfare 40 50
All Negotiable depending on family financial circumstances

Preferred payment Methods:
1. Credit or debit card
2. Revolut

VHI,Irish Life and Laya
Depending on the plan you have, you may be eligible to claim from your health insurer.

Income Tax
Counselling fees can be claimed back against tax @ 20%

Published Articles

Lockdown and your Marriage/Relationship

How to make the best of the “Lockin”

Feel Anxious or Fearful during Covid19?

Why it is OK and What to do

An affair throws a grenade into a relationship; what follows is a matter of trust

Irish Times

Can Relationships Survive Infidelity?

Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Can't we just talk to each other?

Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Contact Me

To make an appointment or ask a question.

Based in Cork City