Why Therapy?

How counselling and therapy can help you

Therapy is a very effective treatment for emotional and mental health problems. Talking about your thoughts and feelings with a supportive and professionally trained person can make you feel better. It can be very healing to voice your worries or talk about something that’s weighing on your mind. It feels good to be listened to—to know that someone else cares about you and wants to help. It may be the first time you get to experience what it’s like to feel supported and heard.

While it can be very helpful to talk…….


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Finding a Therapist Who Can Help You Heal

Choosing the right therapist is very important in order for you to reap the benefits of therapy. Your therapist should be someone you trust and who makes you feel cared for. The therapist you choose should have the relevant experience to help you make the changes you are seeking.

A good therapist knows how to listen, helps you identify and understand self-defeating thoughts and behaviours, encourages you to make positive changes…….


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Why therapy and not medication?

The thought of being able to solve your problems with taking a pill each day can be very appealing. If only it was that easy! Emotional and mental health problems have multiple causes, and medication is not a one-stop cure.

Medication may help ease certain symptoms, and for certain mental health conditions and disorders medication is essential. However, medication does have side effects and careful…..


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Myths about therapy

  • I don’t need a therapist. I can solve my own problems. We all have patterns in our lives operating outside….
  • Therapy is for crazy people. Therapy is for people who have enough self- awareness to….
  • All therapists want to do is talk about my parents. It is often helpful to understand our family of origin and ….



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