According to a study, an estimate of 26% of people age 18 and above, about one in four adults suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder in any given year. Furthermore, many people suffer from more than one mental disorder at a given time. Mental fitness is just as important as physical fitness, keeping your mind healthy is essential as this will improve your lifestyle and make you feel more passionate and cheerful.
If you have found our website it’s likely that you are looking for some answers and the support you may need in order to help you to release the stress you’re holding; and to be able to regain control of your life.
How can Counselling Help
Many people may not aware that counselling can be used for a wide range of mental health issues, this includes but is not limited to depression, worry, sleep problems, anger, lack of self-confidence, obsessive compulsive disorder, and many other mental health related problems.
The biggest benefit of having Mental Wellness Counselling is that I offer a totally relaxed open space for you to discuss what is going on in your life that is affecting your mental health without the fear of judgement but instead with listening and understanding. Just by knowing that you have that place to go every week or once a fortnight can be enough for you to feel relief.
Mental Health Issues:
Anxiety is a feeling of worry or fear and is part of our normal emotions that we all experience. However, if you regularly feel disproportionate levels of anxiety, it may become a mental health issue. There are many ways to help anxiety, a professional counselling technique like CBT is a simple but powerful therapy that is highly effective at treating anxiety disorder.
What is considered trauma? According to studies, trauma is a direct personal experience of an event that involves threatened death or serious injury or witnessing something that involves these experiences. Trauma can cause feelings like shock, denial or disbelief, anger, irritability and mood swings as well as confusion and fear.
What are the benefits of practising mindfulness? Mindfulness helps regulate emotions, benefits our minds and increases positive emotions while reducing the negative feelings. According to study, mindfulness practices will help with self-control, objectivity, affect tolerance, enhanced flexibility, equanimity, improved concentration and mental clarity, emotional intelligence and the ability to relate to others and one’s self with kindness, acceptance and compassion.
What is a panic attack? A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that triggers severe physical reactions when there is no real danger or apparent cause. Panic attacks can be very frightening. The common symptoms of panic attacks include a racing heart, feeling weak, faint or dizzy, chest pains and breathing difficulties and loss of control. Visit our panic and phobias page for more information.
What is a phobia? A phobia is a type of mental health issue related to anxiety disorders. Phobia can cause a person to experience extreme form of fear of an object or situation. The common symptoms of phobia are nausea, fear of dying, breathlessness, a sense of unreality and preoccupation with the feared object; and sometimes these symptoms may escalate into a full-scale anxiety attack. Visit our anxiety and phobias page for more information.
Worry is a natural part of our normal emotions but if a worry that is too intense and too frequent it can cause feelings of high anxiety and maybe even physical illness. If you are feeling headaches, sweating muscle aches and tension, restlessness or a feeling of being on edge, you maybe experience an excessive worry related to anxiety disorders. Getting some professional help like counselling will benefit the situation and help you find your way back to regain your happy life.
PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
PTSD is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident or a violent personal assault. These traumatic events develop feelings of anger, shock, fear, guilt, and anxiety. Early treatment of PTSD appears to have the most success. Visit our PTSD symptoms and treatment page for more information.
GAD (General Anxiety Disorder)
GAD is also known as Generalised Anxiety Disorder. GAD can be defined as an excessive, exaggerated anxiety and worry about almost everything in life that has no obvious reasons for the cause; and the GAD sufferers are usually do not have the ability to stop worrying.This affects their life tremendously. However, GAD is treatable with professional therapy like many other forms of anxiety disorder. Visit our GAD symptoms and treatment page for more information.
Here at Mental Wellness Counselling we use a number of different approaches to help people overcome their problems all tailored to individual requirements. These include Mindfulness, Trauma and Panic Attack Counselling as well as PTSD and Phobias Counselling; and exploration of any contributing factors to your mental health issues. We have an excellent success rate.
Reach out to schedule your first appointment, You can schedule your consultation here. During your first session, you can share a bit about what’s troubling you and I can answer any questions you might have. We’ll discuss your goals and my approach and assess whether we are the right fit for each other.If you have any questions related to counselling, you can get in touch with me on 01733 639 040 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will respond within 24 business hours.