Counselling helps by talking about present or past life issues with the aim of understanding their meaning for your life. Counselling intends to offer new perspectives on experiences and the meaning they have for you. This exploration can lead to a deeper understanding and peace with issues which might have been troubling you for a long time.
What Conditions Can it Help?
Stress, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, loss, feelings of loneliness and alienation
What Benefits can be Expected?
You can expect to gain more understanding of yourself and self-acceptance through increasing your self awareness. New perspectives on recurring challenges in your life can help you to understand them and may allow you to adopt a new approach. You may see options in your life, which you had not considered for yourself before. Many people describe a greater feeling of inner peace as one outcome of counselling.
For further reference please click the below link to the BACP website, which gives more insight into the nature and benefits of counselling and psychotherapy: http://www.bacp.co.uk/crs/Training/whatiscounselling.php