Counselling can be described as a working relationship in which you are helped to explore in confidence and without judgement what has happened or is happening in your life which is causing difficulty and to support you in working towards a more satisfying and resourceful experience of life and in your relationships. Counselling is not giving advice but support clients in understanding past and current events and relationships.
What issues can it help with ?
Most of life's issues and problems are suitable for counselling, where we feel that we are not the right service for you we will advise why and signpost to a more appropriate service where possible. The initial sessions will enable you and the counsellor to get to know each other and the difficulties you are facing which may include;
Fears and Phobias
Stress and work related problems
Potential benefits of counselling ?
Talking to someone who you don't know about personal issues, may feel daunting at first but it is often the independence of the relationship which enables you to build trust and explore deeper issues. Counselling can be an empowering experience and enable you to gain better insight and understanding of yourself and others, improve your relationships, communication and coping strategies..