When do I need Counselling ?
There are no hard and fast rules. If something is troubling you it can be worth spending some time thinking about why this may be happening. There are however a number of issues that may bring you to counselling, for example:
- Relationship difficulties:
Partner/Marriage, Children, Family, friends, or work colleagues. Issues with commitment, jealousy, or abuse. Separation and divorce. Sexual difficulties, or fear of intimacy, infidelity
- Family issues: Step- children, blended families, parenting, family breakup
- Sexual abuse, violent assault, unwanted pregnancy,
- Depression, anxiety, stress, sleeplessness, serious health problems
- Bereavement: Grief & Loss, anger, loneliness, sadness, effected by suicide
- Lack of confidence: Worried about failing, never being good enough, feeling judged
- Feeling isolated, empty, tearful, unloved, suicidal thoughts.
- Repeated destructive behavior: Binge eating, self-harming, abusive relationships, alcohol,
drugs, addictive behaviors
- Feeling of being out of control, panic attacks, feelings of inadequacy
- Transitioning: Whether from school, Uni, the workforce or from another culture it can be a difficult process which may require extra support
- Exam and study stress