Written by: Katherine Gutierrez, LMHC – Adolescent, Adult & EMDR Therapist
How and When Can Counseling Help You?
Individuals, families, and communities can all benefit greatly from counselling delivered by qualified specialists. This service aids people in through challenging life circumstances like the death of a loved one, divorce, natural disasters, stress at school, and job loss. It offers the methods and understanding needed to deal with mental health problems including sadness and anxiety. All in all, counselling gives people the ability to have happy, healthy lives.
This blog will explore the different ways counseling can help you through the issues that influence you as an individual, in your teens and in your relationships.
4 Types of Counseling
With hormonal and physical changes, teenage years bring a lot of pressure and stress triggers. Behavior issues, identity issues, anxiety, depression, eating disorders and more can all be helped by counseling. It can be extremely beneficial for individuals to have someone to talk to that is unbiased and will help them see things from a different perspective. As a teenager your brain is still growing and changing and it is not uncommon to feel lost or confused during this time. Counseling can help you work through these feelings and figure out who you are and what you want in life.
Sometimes people just need someone to talk to. If you’re feeling lonely, isolated, or like you’re just not yourself, counseling can help. Counseling can provide a safe space for you to talk about whatever is on your mind. You can talk about your fears, your hopes, your dreams, and anything else that’s on your mind. Counseling can help you work through difficult emotions and make positive changes in your life. Behavior issues, stress, abandonment issues, anxiety, depression and more can all be helped by counseling. Bullying, family issues, attention-deficit hyperactivity (ADHD, academic concerns, and relationship concerns are some of the many issues that arise in individuals. Counseling can help you work through these feelings and figure out how to cope with them in a healthy way. As an adult, you are expected to have everything together but sometimes life just doesn’t go the way we planned. That’s okay! Counseling can help you work through these feelings and get back on track.
Counseling can help families communicate better, resolve conflict, improve relationships, and deal with major life changes such as divorce or death. Families go through a lot together and sometimes it can be hard to keep communication open. Counseling can help families learn how to communicate with each other in a healthy way. It can also help resolve conflict that may arise between family members. Major life changes are hard for everyone involved and counseling can help families deal with these changes in a healthy way.
Counseling can also help improve relationships. If you and your partner are having communication issues, difficulty discussing difficult topics or just feel like you’re stuck in a rut, counseling can help get things back on track. Counseling can help you and your partner communicate better, resolve conflict, and improve your relationship. If you and your partner have clashing personalities or different approaches to problem-solving, counseling can help you learn to understand and accept each other’s differences. If you’re dealing with a major life change such as divorce or death, counseling can help you cope with the change in a healthy way.
Ultimately, counseling gives people the ability to have happy, healthy lives. It is beneficial for individuals, families, and communities. If you are going through a tough time, consider seeking counseling from a qualified specialist such as Awakened Counseling Services.
Give us a call or email us for free consultation 239-300-3515/Katherine@awakenedcs.com.