Dermot McCarthy's Author Archive

Holistic Health: The Connection between Physical & Mental Fitness Webinar with Sporting Pride.

Holistic Health: The Connection between Physical & Mental Fitness In advance of the joint Sporting Pride and Under the Rainbow webinar on 6th June 2020 Dermot and Philippa, who are part of both organisations, talk about their passion for sport and the benefits it can bring. Dermot: Growing up Gay in Ireland, when I was […]

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Men… It is OK not to be OK

In my work as a therapist, I sense that many of my clients, indeed society have accepted the situation that we are all in. COVID 19 was an unprecedented outbreak, who would have expected a tiny virus would put the whole world into shutdown. Now as we approach  May 18th, and as our country begins […]

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Coping with Financial Loss and Uncertainity

  Coping with Financial Loss and Uncertainty Financial loss and uncertainty are something that we all may have to deal with in our lives. Especially now, with a large proportion of the population out of work and unable to find new employment due to the pandemic and many small businesses suffering huge losses, more and […]

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Pros and Cons of Online Therapy

Pros and Cons of Online Therapy: As many practices have been forced to move their services onto the internet, including ourselves, we decided to look at the advantages and disadvantages, so clients know what to expect if they want to make the transition to online therapy. Advantages   More time efficient- Taking the lengthy commute […]

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Adjusting to Self Isolation

Adjusting to Isolation: As we have been strongly urged as a nation to stay inside our homes for the foreseeable future, different people are having very different reactions to the change of circumstances. Psychologists have found that feelings of uncertainty cause us to have more extreme reactions to our circumstances, be that positively or negatively. […]

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International Women’s Day 2020

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day. I have had the privilege of having an insight into the world of women. I grew up in very much a female dominate household. I have no brothers but two sisters. Early in my development, I gained a confidence of being in the company of women. I, perhaps, developed […]

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Dermot Running

Running

I remember when I was getting back into the workforce after a long time being unemployed. I found it quite difficult. My confidence was not great, and I felt I would not be able to complete the six-month probation period. I felt I would be fired. Unemployment can be a difficult period in anyone’s life. […]

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