- Counselling provides you with a caring, confidential, safe and supportive space to talk. It can really help to speak with someone who might show you completely different aspects of your relationship and change your perspective. Happy relationships always involve hard work, but together you can make that happen.
- Relationship counselling will give you the tools to be able to deal with conflict, to communicate more effectively and to build more fulfilling relationships.
- “Know your partner” is a unique program which addresses couples who are married / about to get married, to understand each other right from the moment they decide to tie the knot.
- Couples counselling/ Therapy, is a type of counselling that helps couples to explore, recognize and resolve conflicts to improve their relationships and interactions. Through counselling, you will be provided with tools to develop insights into your relationship.
Stress, Anxiety and Depression Counselling
- According to the Cleveland clinic, stress is the body's reaction to any change that requires an adjustment or response. The body reacts to these changes with physical, mental, and emotional responses.
- Stress is a normal part of life. It can be positive like the birth of a child. Stress is negative when one faces continuous hurdles and setbacks in life without time in between the stressful episodes.
- The body’s response to stress is known as the "fight or flight response". Prolonged periods of stress can have detrimental effects- both physical and emotional.
- Some of the physical symptoms can include headaches, an upset stomach, elevated blood pressure, chest pain, sexual dysfunction, and problems sleeping.
- Emotional problems include depression, panic attacks, or other forms of anxiety and worry.
- Research suggests that Stress is linked to 6 of the leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer, lung ailments, accidents, cirrhosis of liver and suicide.
- The American Psychological Association says that while stress is usually caused by external triggers, Anxiety is a persistent worry that exists even in the absence of any stressors. Some of the symptoms are feeling nervous, tired, feeling a sense of impending danger, palpitations, rapid breathing, sweating, trembling, difficulty to concentrate on tasks at hand.
- Depression is a mood disorder. A person may have feelings of sadness, anger that interrupts and prevents him from performing daily activities. It can influence your relationships and in the long run result in chronic health conditions.
- A counsellor can offer a safe space to consider what is realistic and achievable and to explore disappointments and setbacks.
- Techniques and strategies can be developed to build your self confidence and change current negative thought patterns.
- If setbacks have been insurmountable, it may be worth exploring why with a trained Professional Counsellor.
- Our Counsellors can gently guide you in understanding your personal attributes and provide you with tools to build confidence and improve your skills in social situations.
- It will help you make sense of who you are, and help you integrate new healthier ways of thinking about yourself.
- Addiction involves repetitive behavior that is difficult to control to the point that it has harmful consequences. It can develop from what initially seems like a common habit such as smoking, drinking, gambling etc.
- The person who is addicted is very often unaware of his/her addiction and the impact it is having on his/her life.
- Addiction counselling explores the reasons for why the person developed this addiction, teaches to identify and react to triggers or cravings. It would also help to mend broken relationships and broken families of those addicted who are plagued by stress, worry and fear due to the actions of their loved one. It requires time, patience and the support of loved ones.
- Anger is an emotion that can result in consequences that affect your internal as well as external behaviour. Counselling for anger management involves identifying the stressors and finding ways to slow the reaction to the particular stressor. It helps to discover new ways to manage anger and frustration and learn relaxation techniques. This will ultimately improve both your mental and physical health in the long run.