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You may have noticed some change in yourself ....anger, shock, inability to sleep, anxious, depressed, lonely, irritable You may be wondering how to make life better

Making even a small change in our lives can improve our emotional and physical well-being, it is my aim to support you on your road to postive change.

"Ann Pratten (FdSc in Science of Counselling)"

Six Benefits of Counselling

Less Anxiety
Sometimes it’s easier to talk to a stranger than to relatives or friends. During talking therapy, a trained therapist listens to you and helps you find your own answers to problems, without judging you.
Trauma Resolution
Following a traumatic event it can be hard to know what to do with yourself, everyday tasks suddenly become incomprehensible and you may struggle to return to normal life. Counselling can help relief these.
Regaining Emotional Balance
Counselling can also help us to expand the range of feelings we are able to experience. If a person cuts off from their feelings of pain, then they will also cut off from feelings of joy. This can affect how alive you feel.
Stress Relief
Stress management through counselling and psychotherapy can be instrumental in tackling the root cause of stress and working on ways of managing it.
Better Relationships
Counselling helps you take time out from your situation and engage with underlying issues which may be creating patterns of interaction which are unhelpful. Talking about beliefs and ways of being developed from childhood and adolescence experiences may enable you to think about what you can do to change your situation for the better.
Greater Self Confidence
Having high levels of self-confidence can have huge benefits for all areas of an individual’s life (including relationships, career, social life and state of mind) and many people who lack self-confidence aspire to be more confident.

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