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Does counselling work?

Psychological or personal counselling allows you to talk with a professional about a multitude of things ranging from social to emotional to behavioural situations that might be affecting your life.
 
You can seek counselling for almost any emotional situation! Acquiring a counsellor can bring about help and change when you most need it. Some of the most common reasons people seek counselling include:

• Difficulty concentrating or completing work or academic tasks

• Family or relationship problems

• Self-defeating behaviours and habits such as procrastination

• Issues resulting from grief and loss

• Problems with stress-management

• Coping with traumatic events

• Domestic violence or sexual assault

• Depression or lack of motivation

• Acute panic attacks or anxiety

• Problems with drugs or alcohol

• Anger problems

• Sexual worries

• Compulsive behaviours

Some benefits of mental health counseling are:

  • Improved communication and interpersonal skills

  • Improved self-acceptance and self-esteem

  • Capability to change self-defeating behaviors and habits

  • More suitable expression and management of emotions

  • Relief from depression, anxiety, or other mental health conditions

  • Greater confidence and decision-making skills

  • Ability to manage stress more effectively

  • Improved abilities for problem-solving and conflict resolution

 

What kind of help are you looking for?