Media interviews with Athena Training Workshops Directors

Television, Radio, Newspapers and online blogs and podcasts with interviews and talks regarding all aspects of mental health and well-being with Directors Cindy O'Connor and Marguerite Kiely. 

 

Cindy O’Connor, former Chief Clinical Officer with Pieta House,  joins Adrianne in studio to tell us all about the new organisation, Athena, which she has founded along with two of her colleagues. Athena will offer workshops on the prevention of suicide and self-harm and other areas of Mental Health - March 2019 . Listen in here ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 1st, 2019 was Self Harm Awareness Day and Athena Director Cindy
Cindy was in the Newstalk studios with Ivan Yates on his Hard Shoulder programme discussing the many aspects of Self Harm. Check it out on Best of Newstalk  for 2nd March - Hour 5.13 - 5.23 ...


Ciara Kelly Broadcaster on Newstalk Radio  talks to Marguerite Kiely about Mental Health and secondary students resilienceMarguerite Kiely, Child and Adolescent specialist talked to Ciara Kelly on Newstalk FM Radio about secondary school students and the important of resilience.
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Maura and Daithi who host the Today Show on RTE Television have Cindy O'Connor, Mental Health and Well-Being specialist, on as a guest in their studioCindy O'Connor is in our Dublin studio to talk to us about Mental Health issues. The Maura & Daithi TODAY Show on RTE Television
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Dave Fanning Broadcaster on 2FM Radio talks to Marguerite Kiely about resilience and mental health in teenagersFrom RTÉ 2FM Radio, Marguerite Kiely, a specialist in Mental Health and Resilience issues, talked to Dave Fanning about helping Irish teenagers deal with stress.
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Irish Independent Online Newspaper interview with clinical psychotherapist Marguerite Kiely regarding Mental HealthWatch the video interview on the online edition of the Irish Independent with Marguerite Kiely mental health clinical psychotherapist for tips to identify depression and suicidality in a loved one - and how you can help.
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Cindy O'Connor in an interview with the Times Newspaper concerning mental health and well-beingCindy O'Connor, Chief Clinical Officer and Mental Health professional, in an interview with the Times Newspaper concerning mental health and well-being. Read more here ...

         

irish Examiner newspaper logo - article with Marguerite Kiely  mental health specialistMarguerite Kiely has said there has been a rise in suicides among the agricultural community since the recession hit Ireland. The downturn has been a contributory factor towards that. The financial pressures are definitely becoming more evident.
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Red FM Radio in Cork and an interview about suicides on the rise in the cityAs a spike of suicides occurs in Cork over a four week period Marguerite Kiely, Mental Health professional, speaks to Red FM News and says it's important for people to know help is available       Listen in here ...


Irish Times article with Marguerite Kiely on self harming and psychotherapy“It is very normal to have these fears, as very often a feeling of shame is connected to self-harm,” says Marguerite Kiely. Feelings of shame often accompany mental ill-health ...
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Spun Out and How to help a friend who is self harming with Marguerite Kiely  video telling us what you should do if a friend tells you that they are self harmingSpun Out with psychotherapist Marguerite Kiely video telling us what you should do if a friend tells you that they are self harming .
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Clongowes College logo  - Parent Day speech by Marguerite Kiely on adolescent mental  health issuesA presentation on adolescent mental  health issues by Marguerite Kiely at Clongowes College.
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Institute of Guidance Counsellors logo where Cindy O'Connor regularly facilitates training workshops relating to Suicide and Self-HarmCindy O'Connor has extensive experience in supporting a high risk client base. In addition she regularly facilitates training workshops relating to Suicide and Self-Harm. Here is a one day workshop on Suicide and Self Harm that Cindy gave to Institute of Guidance Counsellors members in Limerick.          Click here for more info ...

  

 

fm 104 radio station logo where Marguerite Kiely, Child and Adolescent specialist, talks on the subject of Self HarmConcern is being raised about the increase in self harm among young kids, some as young as 8 years old. Marguerite Kiely, Child and Adolescent specialist, talks on the subject in this FM 104 radio broadcast.                  Listen in here ......

Between The Lines With Andrea Gilligan podcast from Newstalk FM radio station with Marguerite Kiely about mental health in young peopleAndrea Gilligan talks to Marguerite Kiely about mental health in young people in this ITunes podcast from Between the Lines on Newstalk FM Radio. Podcast# 25 .                                                                                   Listen in here ....

Donegal TV which covered Cindy O’Connor at the Connect Mental Health Awareness ConferenceCindy O’Connor gave an information session which was invaluable to anyone who may come across someone who is feeling Suicidal or Self-Harming at the Connect Mental Health Awareness Conference in Donegal. Find out more here ...

eventz today logo who were involved in the Understanding Self Harm conference at the Aviva Stadium Understanding Self Harm conference at the Aviva Stadium where Marguerite Kiely, Pieta House Clinical Director of Child and Adolescent Service was a panellist and ran a workshop.  See more here ....                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             BACK TO TOP

Aware.ie logo and Cindy O'Connor in a discussion on mental healthCindy O'Connor in a wider discussion on mental health, the value of educating young people and the mental health services available in Ireland on Between the Lines Newstalk FM.   Click here to listen back ...

I3 Media logo with a discussion on Facebook Like buttons and the effects on young people with Marguerite Kiely psychotherapistTo like or not to like! A discussion on Facebook Like buttons on i3 Media with Marguerite Kiely about the current social media prominence within young adults lives how these buttons could be used or abused. Read more here ...

 

 

fountain resource group logo with two mental health lectures by psychotherapists Cindy O'Connor and Marguerite KielySupporting those who Self-Harm and Moving adolescents from Self-Harm to Self-Care are two of the lectures by Cindy O'Connor and Marguerite Kiely at the Self Harm Awareness Conference in the Aviva Stadium.      See here for more info ...

Her Online magazine for women  and a  discussion with Marguerite Kiely about self harm mental issuesSELF HARM - If you know someone who is going through it or you are going through it yourself, it can be a very scary time, but knowing the necessary information can be a huge help. Her Marguerite Kiely talks about the signs and treatment of Self-Harm. Click here to read the article ... 

Soundcloud podcasts logo featuring a podcast with Cindy O'Connor on Suicide and self harmA Fitsmile podcast with Cindy O'Connor on Soundcloud about Suicide, Self Harm and awareness. Ep 007.  Click here to listen in ...

95 FM radio Limerick logo and a discussion with Clinical Director MArguerite Kiely about the suicide issues in the TV programme 13 ReasonsDoes the TV programme 13 Reasons romanticise  suicide is a question posed in this radio interview with Marguerite Kiely . Listen in here ... 

Connect Mental Health logo with Cindy O'Connor speaking at the  community conference about suicide and depression issuesConnect Mental Health Workshops invited Cindy O'Connor as a keynote speakers at this community conference. The programme included talks on suicide and self harm, Stress, depression, anxiety, wellness workshops and more. Check it out here ...

Logo for mummy pages website and a talk with Marguerite Kiely about suicide and teenagersSuicide is a very scary word for a lot of mums, and many like to think that they would never have to deal with that kind of tragedy in their home. Marguerite Kiely talks to Mummy Pages about suicide and teenagers. Read the article here ...

Independent Newspaper logo and Marguerite Kiely talks  about young girls taking their own livesIreland has the highest rate in Europe for young girls taking their own lives. Marguerite Kiely talks to reporter Barbara Scully about the subject in this interview in the Independent Online. Read it here ...                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        BACK TO TOP

she mazing magazine logo and a discussion about empathyMarguerite Kiely on 'The essentials of Empathy' in this piece in Shemazing magazine. Read it here ...

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Self-Harm: Recent Trends, Assessment and Intervention”  information evening by the National Suicide Research Foundation included a presentation from Marguerite Kiely. More details here ...

 

 

Near 90.3 FM radio logoNear FM podcast discussion with Cindy O'Connor about  Suicide Prevention work. Listen in here ...

Spin 1038 Radio station logoCindy O'Connor talks to PLAN B on this Spin 1038 podcast interview. Listen in here ... 


Inst of Community Health Nurses logoAn active clinician and passionate about high quality and safe client care, Cindy O'Connor speaks at this Mental Health Research Symposium by the Institute of Community Health Nurses on the subject of 'Therapeutic responses to self-harm and suicide'. More details here ...

 


Donegal County Council logoGuest speaker Cindy O'Connor talks about Mental health and the road to recovery at the Connecting for Life Conference in Donegal. More details here ...

 

 

Highland Radio logoCindy O'Connor on Highland Radio discusses a new  Maynooth University study which shows that one in 10 of those aged 14 and under, reported self-harming with alcohol. Listen in here ...

 

 

 

Irish Times Newspaper logoTeenagers who use Facebook and other social networks should be warned not to take what they see at “face value”, Cindy O'Connor mental health specialist says, in this Irish Times interview. Read it here ... 

Red FM radio logoWorld Suicide Prevention Day and Cindy O'Connor speaks with Red FM Radio in Cork about Suicide and Self Harming among the youth in Ireland. Listen in here ..                                                                                                                                                           

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Clonmel Online logo “Christmas a very happy time for most when friends and families get together and we are in good form” says Cindy O’Connor, Mental Health professional ... Read article here ...  

 

 

MODIG logoWorkplace behaviours including depression, violence & aggression, addictions, stress and drugs and alcohol abuse are the subject of this conference hosted by MODIG, where Cindy O'Connor was a guest speaker. See more here ...  

Irish Catholic logoCindy O’Connor tells The Irish Catholic that Christmas generally sees a drop in the number of calls for help with mental health issues because people reach out to others, but there is a sense of isolation for depressed people during the rest of the year. Read more here ...  

Limerick Post newsSuicide accounts for approximately 11 %  of Traveller deaths per year, and members of the community report that they have lost  an average of four or five people to suicide. The Limerick Post with Cindy O'Connor. Read article here ...  

Pic of a young girl in a hoodieTeenage suicide advice for parents in this article posted by Mary Kate Hickey with Marguerite Kiely mental health professional talks advice for worried parents. Read it here ...   

                               

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