LOOKING FOR COUNSELLING & ADVICE
Online Therapy Sessions with a Warranted Psychologist, Psychotherapist or Counsellor
TherapyWorks Malta has moved their therapy sessions online and is carrying out sessions through Zoom! Sessions should take place in a private setting where both the therapist and client ensure that they will be protected from possible disturbances and that conversations are not overheard. Sessions are normally 50-60 minutes in duration and come at a cost of €45 with a warranted therapist, €40 with a therapist who is qualified but awaiting a warrant, and €20 with a trainee therapist.
Free online sessions with a psychotherapist
Angele Licari is a psychotherapist with 35 years of experience and a Master's degree from London. English and Maltese speaking. She has worked in University counselling unit, drug rehab, prison & relationships. She is offering three hours free of online sessions weekly.
Online Parent Support by Child Developmental Specialist
I am offering online consultation services to parents who are struggling with the daily running of things at home. Any parent who feels that his/her children are starting to feel the impact of social distancing and home-schooling are encouraged to get in touch. I will be more than happy to assist with simple yet practical ideas to strike that much-needed balance. Also, being a developmental child specialist, I am also happy to assist anyone who is parenting children with developmental disabilities - autism, learning difficulties, dyspraxia, developmental delay, amongst others.
FIDEM CHARITY FOUNDATION
‘Hear to Help’ Mental Well-Being Support Helpline
If you require mental well-being support, call the 'Hear to Help' free helpline, which is open from 09:00 to 19:00 every day of the week.
Online support for people affected by gender-based violence
Kellimni.com is an online support service run by trained staff and volunteers for Maltese people or other people who are currently living in Malta who feel the need to open up about what they have been going through. Information and support are given through the Kellimni.com website information pages or in real-time through smart messaging and chat services. All of their services are 24/7, private, confidential, free and the service user can choose to remain anonymous. Kellimni.com also offers an information section where there are numerous topics related to issues that people may be experiencing.
Online support for people affected by gender-based violence
Violet Support Online is an online emotional support service offered through free, one-to-one, real-time, confidential and anonymous interaction. The service is provided by professional staff, through chat and email, for people affected by gender-based violence. Chat support is available daily in English and Maltese on a 24-hour basis. It is also provided in Italian on Tuesdays, Serbian on Wednesdays and French on Thursdays, from 2 to 4 pm. E-mails are replied to within 48 hours.
Life Coach for Individuals, Businesses and Teams
My team and I are here to help individuals, businesses and teams, to build a stronger mindset. Whether you want guidance on stress and anxiety, or you wish to plan for a new and exciting future, I'd be happy to offer you a complimentary call to see how we can help.
Helpline for Gamblers
Gluecksfall offers a helpline for Gamblers, and their loved ones – for English and Maltese-speaking individuals. The aim is to support people to not develop gambling addictions considering the current stressful climate. They are currently operating once a week: every Wednesday from 6 pm to 8 pm, but we intend to increase the hours. They can be reached on our Facebook page or via email outside of these hours and we will get back to the individual as quickly as possible.
MALTA SOCIETY OF THE BLIND
Service to blind and visually impaired persons
We provide services to blind and visually impaired persons in Malta. Due to the current situation, unfortunately, we are not making any house calls at the moment. However, we can still guide these persons on how they can be more independent, what gadgets they could use and where they can find these. We can also assist them in buying the gadgets.
Subsidized Counselling Services for people who cannot afford full price
I am a warranted Counsellor, offering counselling services to individuals and couples. My main areas of specialisation are: Anxiety, Personal Development, Self-esteem, NegativeThoughts, Stress Management, On-the-job issues, Identity Issues, Depression, Addictions, Eating Disorders, Relationships and Sexuality. I am willing to offer subsidised counselling services for those that cannot afford to pay the full fee.
Free 20-minute video call with Warranted Psychologists, Psychotherapists or Counsellors
TherapyWorks Malta therapists have come together to offer their service for free to 200 people in the month of April. Send us your availabilities via email.
Aims of video-calls:
1. Containment and support in this period of uncertainty brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
2. A safe space on a one-to-one basis for you to ask psychology-related questions to a warranted psychotherapist or psychology professional.
3. Guidance on services that may be of benefit to you including passing on contact details of individuals and organisations that may offer support.
SOPHIE BONELLO DU PUIS
Focus on the personal experience of the client in the here and now. I have worked with clients suffering from eating disorders, drug addiction and trauma. During this time, our mental health should be a priority and I am willing to offer services via FaceTime/call to help relieve any anxiety or depression. I am also willing to offer free services for those individuals who really need the help.
THE FAMILY HIVE
Offering Family Therapy, Couples' Therapy, Individual Psychotherapy and Parent Coaching
EATING DISORDERS SUPPORT MALTA
Supporting Individuals affected by Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders Support Malta is a project aimed at supporting individuals affected by eating disorders on the Maltese Islands, whether they are sufferers themselves or know of anyone suffering from an eating disorder. The project maintains a website containing useful articles as well as resources aimed at assisting individuals affected by an eating disorder.
Online counselling and supervision sessions.
Silvia Galea is a warranted and experienced counsellor and counselling supervisor. She has worked in various sectors including work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Some of the issues encountered in counselling are emotional regulation, self-harm, self-esteem issues, sibling rivalry, grief and bereavement, relationship issues, conflict resolution, dysfunctional family systems m, parenting issues, separation and loss. Silvia offers online counselling and supervision sessions.
Resources For Individuals On The Autism Spectrum
These times of uncertainty can bring disruption to our usual lifestyle, and this can be overwhelming for those on the autism spectrum. Inspire Foundation has put together a number of resources that can help parents/guardians deal with this situation. This page is open to the public and contains resources which can guide with explaining the current phenomenon to persons on the autism spectrum, as well as guides on a number of activities that can be done within the home.
Prevention Of Widespread Addiction
The OASI Foundation was founded in 1991 with the aim to prevent widespread addiction and to offer professional assistance, both on community and residential bases to those who are victims of addiction, particularly drugs and alcohol. OASI also offers prevention services in the community for all ages and actively promotes living a healthy lifestyle through sports, exercise, culture and music. The OASI Foundation is asking whoever is feeling overwhelmed with emotions during this difficult time and would like to talk to someone, to contact OASI and someone will get back to them, so they can talk freely and be supported.
MALTA ASSOCIATION OF PHYSIOTHERAPISTS
Online resources for physiotherapists
Free Helpline for individuals struggling with mental health difficulties
It is evident that the current COVID pandemic is leaving an impact on our wellbeing. We would like to encourage individuals who are struggling or experiencing any mental health difficulties to call our helpline, 1770. This service is free, and our professionals will be able to offer emotional support as well as practical guidance. The helpline is available between Monday and Friday, from 8am to 8pm.
Online Therapy with fully qualified psychologists and psychotherapists
We are offering online therapy for those individuals who were already experiencing a mental health problem, or for those who have seen a decrease in their mental wellbeing due to the current circumstances. This service is offered by fully qualified psychologists and psychotherapists. We offer therapy at a full or subsidised price and we also offer free therapy. Income generated from the paid service funds the free service for those individuals who are vulnerable and not able to afford therapy at full price. We believe that everyone should be entitled to the right support, and we hope that through this initiative, people can help us reach all those who need help.