“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” Jon Kabat-Zinn

Welcome to Present Moment

Present Moment is a counselling and psychotherapy practice based in Dunshaughlin in Meath, founded by Esther O’Neill (MIACP). At Present Moment clients are supported to work through issues and difficulties through a number of therapeutic approaches and interventions including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and mindfulness based psychotherapy.

Counselling sessions with Present Moment are currently being provided both online and face to face in person.

Find out more about counselling, about me, and how I work by clicking into the relevant sections below.

Resources and tools

So many great resources and tools exist to support and promote well-being and mental health. The resources section of this website will be updated regularly to share some of these widely available tools and resources, as well as relevant mental health related articles from Present Moment, and books reviews related to personal growth and development. I hope you find this information helpful and relevant, whether you are seeking this information out for yourself or for someone else.


When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago


If we climb high enough, we will reach a height from which tragedy ceases to look tragic.

Irvin D. Yalom

Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.

Eckhart Tolle

    Here you will find the latest mental health related articles from Present Moment Counselling and Psychotherapy.
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    The interplay of mindfulness, neuroscience, addiction & anxiety

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    Book Review | The Dalai Lama’s Cat by David Michie

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    Acupuncture and the treatment of anxiety & depression

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    10 destructive thinking patterns that may be causing you distress

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