HSE Primary Care – Psychology

Address: Wellmount Health Centre,
Wellmount Park,
Finglas,
Dublin 11

Contact Name: Gary Byrne and Juliana Azevedo

Email: gary.byrne@hse.ie

Phone: 01 8567762

Fax: To Be Confirmed

Web site: www.hse.ie

Opening Hours: Monday- Friday 8.30-5.00 (Gary works Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and Juliana works Thursday and Friday)

Who can use the service?: Children with mild-to-moderate difficulties (for example anxiety,behaviour management, assessments etc)and adults.

Cost: None

Referrals

Informal referrals accepted: No

Formal referrals accepted: Yes

Referrals accepted from: Referrals are accepted from the public or from professionals. Referrals for children must be signed by a legal guardian/parent.

How to make a referral: All referrals to primary care (e.g. OT, SLT, Physio, Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, Dietetics) are made on a common referral form avail from HSE health centres.

What Do We Do?

Centre Overview

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Services Provided

Early stage advice and consultation on mental health issues, signposting to specialist services, psychological assessment for certain issues, provision of brief therapy for mild-to-moderate difficulties, training classes, and facilitation of therapy/support groups. The service uses a layered care approach where the lowest level of intervention appropriate is used (e.g. bibliotherapy).

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