Counselling in Peterborough
About Mental Health Counselling
The term Mental Health problem relates to symptoms that are starting to affect a person's psychological wellbeing which often includes some emotional and or physical symptoms of distress such as panic attacks, depression, insomnia or prolonged sadness or anxiety. Feelings can be overwhelming such as distress, feeling overwhelmed or anguish and some behaviours might be happenning that are considered out of character such as avoiding social situations and an inability to cope or enjoy the things one normally did enjoy.
These feelings, physical symptoms, negative thinking patterns and behavioural responses are common reasons people are bought to counselling.
The reasons for how a person has ended up having their mental health compromised vary from relationship problems, trauma, emotional abuse or an inability to cope with current pressure of whatever has been happening in life right now.
As things have built up, all this often begins to affect lots of life areas meaning you can not get on with life or seem to enjoy things like you perhaps used to.
Counselling can shine light on what is going on for you, how you are responding and what makes a difference to that. Exploring difficulties in counselling with me aims to recover your sense of well-being, feel better and move towards positive change. Physical symptoms of stress, anxiety or depression are dealt with in Counselling giving you a new skill set and self understanding.
Some of the reasons people seek counselling for include: