Help with anxiety

Anxiety can range from a feeling of worry or nervousness to a feeling of panic. Anxiety is that uncomfortable feeling people experience when something is in doubt. Some level of anxiety can be helpful however if anxiety becomes too intense and long lasting it normally becomes distressing and has negative effects.

Help with anxiety can include learning ways to reduce your anxiety.

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Helping you with depression

A feeling of sadness or unhappiness is something we all experience at times. Sadness is a feeling we need to help us heal. However when feelings of sadness won’t go away then this can be a sign of depression. Many people will experience depression at some point in their lives.

There are ways to deal successfully with depression, and seeking help is the first step.

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Helping you with stress

Stress is that feeling we get when the pressure of our lives builds up and we become tense. Sometimes this tension is a result of worrying about how to deal with a stressful situation or event. Many people face stress at work. Rather than doing nothing and hoping it will go away, seeking some advice and learning how to de-stress can result in a significant improvement, and helps to get back to enjoying life.

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Helping you with your grief

Grief is a normal response to the experience of loss. Grieving is the body’s way of healing. Grief can feel intense because it connects you with strong feelings and thoughts. Grief can also affect your ability to concentrate, to sleep, your appetite and sense of purpose and meaning.

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Helping you with self-esteem

All of us want to feel good about ourselves and generally we feel happy when we do. In a modern world there are many factors that can undermine a person’s confidence in themselves. This feeling of self-doubt is what most refer to as low self-esteem. This feeling is very uncomfortable for most people.

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Helping you with problem drinking, drug use and gambling

Over-use of alcohol, drugs and gambling can start as a coping strategy. People often start using alcohol, drugs and gambling in an attempt to deal with difficult life situations. The use of these unsuccessful strategies over time creates more difficulties and problems, eventually leading to addictive patterns.

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Helping you with anger

Anger is a natural emotion that we all experience at times. For many people it can be an uncomfortable feeling. Anger can work for us or against us. Some people experience anger over seemingly small things whilst others can become angry about something big in their lives.

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Helping you with undefined issues

It is not necessary to have a clearly defined issue to make an appointment for counselling.

It is part of the counsellor’s role to help people understand and define their issues during the session.

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