Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. – Viktor Frankl

Alison Cowpar Therapist

MSc in Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions, B.A (Hons) Counselling, and Psychotherapy, B.A (Hons) design, Advanced H.Dip in Psychotherapy & Clinical Hypnotherapy, Certified NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Master Practitioner.  Coaching with neuroscience Dip, EMDR (Eye movement desensitization & reprogramming) practitioner. ACT, CBT, DBT practitioner.

I am currently an accredited member with the APCP (Association of Professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists Ireland) and a member of EMDR UK and Ireland.


Counselling, Psychotherapy & Hypnotherapy 

I offer Counselling, EMDR, Psychotherapy, and Clinical Hypnotherapy services to individual clients, couples, and families with regard to a wide range of life issues.

Common issues include depression, anxiety lack of direction, low self-esteem, lack of confidence, relationship difficulties, childhood & Adult trauma, bullying, workplace difficulties, illness, weight- loss, and sexuality.


People generally seek counselling when life becomes too difficult to cope with alone. Perhaps they feel hopeless or worthlessness or are constantly overburdened stressed, angry, or sad. People can attend because they are experiencing ongoing difficulties with feelings of panic, sadness or loss, depression, anxiety, bereavement, weight loss & emotional eating problems. Perhaps they find it difficult to cope with exams nerves, presentations or want to explore the many ways they can start living life more proactively and positively.I also deal with Parenting issues,youth,and adolescent difficulties,OCD,Intrusive Thoughts, ADHD particularly in Adults.

Additional Counsellor Aideen Neville is available for appointments at the Thoughtful Way, For further information see blog.


Popular Services

Psychotherapy & Counselling

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by your problems? If so, you’re not alone according to research carried out by See Change, 44% of Irish people have direct experience of mental health difficulties, either themselves, their family or friends have experienced depression, anxiety, or other mental health difficulties …

Hypnosis Limerick


Hypnotherapy uses guided relaxation, intense concentration, and focused attention to achieve an altered heightened state of awareness that is sometimes called a trance. Hypnosis is usually considered an aid to psychotherapy and counselling, hypnosis enables people to perceive some things differently, such as…


EMDR Lmerick


Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy is an evidence-based integrative psychotherapy treatment method that was developed by an American clinical psychologist, Dr. Francine Shapiro, in the 1980s. It is used for helping people who suffer from trauma, anxiety, panic…




Prices are per 50 Min sessions

Online/Distance Therapy Available
(What’s App, Skype, Zoom)

Note Six Session Bundles Are Available for

The Price Of Five

Couples Counselling