Mental health courses on depression and bipolar disorder

Mental Health Academy

My 2020 online course, “Understanding and Recovering from Depression”

For information about my new online course, Understanding and Recovering from Depression, click here.

Psychotherapy in the “coronavirus era”: Online psychotherapy sessions

13th March 2020:

In recent years, as internet use continues to expand into all areas of life, a significant proportion of my psychotherapy consultations are now carried out online – e.g. using Skype, Whatsapp video, Facebook messenger video calls.

Some people request online sessions as part of their work with me, for example, every second session, particularly if they live quite a distance from me, as many people attending me do.

With many other people, our sessions have been 100% online, for example, people living in a different country to me, or people who live so far from me within Ireland that traveling to me is a challenge in itself.

I have worked successfully with people I have never actually met, for example, people living in Australia, United Kingdom, Spain, Belgium and Canada.

So, in this time of restricted social interaction and restricted travel due to coronavirus, online psychotherapy sessions can be a very good approach.

If you would like to contact me in relation to this, you can contact me through the contact page  on this website by clicking here or by ringing or texting me at 353 87 6592580.


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Recent and upcoming speaking engagements

My next speaking engagement is on Tuesday, November 20th 2018, 8 pm, the Connaught Hotel, Dublin Rd., Galway, on depression, and counselling for depression. Here is a screenshot from the Galway FM website:


My last speaking engagements were as a Guest Speaker at the Annual Conference of the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) on October 20th 2018, and a talk on depression run by ProConsult Counselling, in Galway, also in October 2018. 

Some of the talks I have given over the years:

Click here for a list of my recent and upcoming speaking engagements.


Mental health courses discounted for a limited period

My online Working Therapeutically With Clients With A Psychiatric Diagnosis course – click here to access course information and 30% discount for a limited period.

For information on my other mental health courses, click here.


About the Dr. Terry Lynch Mental Health Academy:

I have created the Dr. Terry Lynch Mental Health Academy so that I can share my understandings of and approach to emotional and mental health – including the psychiatric diagnoses – with a wider audience than the limited numbers of people I can work with face to face. 





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Dr. Terry Lynch

Author, mental health activist, physician and psychotherapist, for nine years Terry Lynch served on mental health groups appointed by the Irish government. 

Terry Lynch has been described by Irish psychiatrists Professor Ivor Browne as “enlightened”, and Dr. Pat Bracken as “a true scientist”.

Through his courses, talks, books and other writings, he contributes to setting out the true nature of anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, borderline personality disorder.

Terry has repeatedly called for a fundamental reappraisal of global mental health. 

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