Saint John of God Hospital established the Dublin County Stress Clinic in 1996 and pioneered a multifaceted approach to the treatment of stress related disorders.  It has treated thousands of patients successfully over the years, restoring their wellbeing.  This outpatient service provides assessments and treatments for a wide range of psychiatric disorders including mood disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety, panic disorders and generalized anxiety disorders.  (Contact details below)

Care is delivered through an integrated team of psychologists, psychiatrists and occupational therapists. 

Psychologists based in the Stress Clinic are all senior clinical psychologists with a minimum of ten years post qualification experience.   They practice in general adult psychiatry but also in specialist areas such as post-traumatic stress, relationships and sexuality and anxiety disorders.

If you are a GP and would like to refer directly for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) or another psychological treatment please contact 01-277 1440 or fax a referral letter to 01-288 5107.

If you are a GP and would like to make a referral for a psychiatrist please also contact 01-277 1440 or fax a referral letter to 01-288 5107.

In the case where assessment indicates that a person’s condition requires inpatient treatment, an inpatient admission to Saint John of God Hospital can be arranged.

Dublin County Stress Clinic

Outpatient Services, Saint John of God Hospital, Stillorgan, Co Dublin

Tel: 01-277 1440  Fax: 01-288 5107



Dr Richard Blennerhassett

Clinical Director

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