Hello and welcome, My name is Carol Boland and I am a counsellor and psychotherapist, and also a poetry therapy practitioner with a practice in Arklow and online through Zoom. Psychotherapy: There are many reasons why a person feels the need to speak to someone in confidence. They may find it difficult to cope with day-to-day living, or are suffering anxiety or depression, or have experienced a traumatic event such as the death of a loved one. Talking to a non-judgemental professional can be beneficial, particularly when one feels overwhelmed or confused.  As a qualified psychotherapist, I  aim to help people clarify their feelings in order to solve problems and bring about a positive change in their lives.  I practise a form of Talk Therapy based on Carl Rogers’ humanistic person-centred approach. While other forms of therapy are also employed to assist in the therapeutic process, the needs of the client are paramount. Poetry Therapy: Poetry therapy is the u