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Being a Student Can Impact Your Mental Health: Here’s Why

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Now, there are a lot of considerations to make as a student, and one of the best things you need to keep in mind is the way in which mental health is impacted by college life. Going to university is a great chance for carrying on higher education, and there are so many different factors that play a role in …

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Services Provided By Mental Health Companies

Mental disorders are popular among many. Some are genetically acquired while others result from extreme stress and pressure. The most common signs of mental illness include; anxiety, depression, bipolar, post-traumatic stress, excessive panic attacks among others. Mental illness interferes with your social life, thoughts, and feelings. Luckily, most of these disorders are treatable with the help of mental health experts …

5 Online Resources For Those Suffering From Stress

The isolation and uncertainty of the pandemic have left many people struggling to find a way to manage their stress levels. Additionally, the hoped-for end of the pandemic is a long time coming, which adds to the burden. However, getting help is still possible, even if your connections may look different than in prior times.   Chat With a Counselor …

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Common confessions during counselling

Common Confessions I’ve been working as a counsellor for so long that being privy to people’s secrets almost seems normal to me. When I get a new client phoning up and asking me what goes on in a counselling session, it reminds me how alien a counselling session can be to a first-timer and I thought it would be a …

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Rehab For Depression – What It Is All About

Depression is a serious condition that has affected more than 300 million people worldwide. Each day, hundreds of thousands of individuals are diagnosed with this mood disorder. Individuals with this mental disorder are often sad and have no interest in socializing or performing general activities. Depression can lead to several adverse effects, including insomnia, loss of appetite, weakness, fatigue, poor …

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Is What You Say to a Therapist Confidential?

If you’re thinking about visiting a therapist for counseling and guidance, you may be concerned about your confidentiality. You probably heard at one time or another that what you say to a therapist is confidential. While that statement is partially true, it is not 100 percent true. Here’s some information about therapist appointments and their clients’ rights. You can base …

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Why You Should Still See a Counselor During Quarantine

The stress and fatigue caused by being in quarantine has taken a serious toll on the mental and emotional health of many. If you are one of the millions of Americans who care for their emotional health by getting counseling, you may wonder if you should continue to get counseling during the quarantine.  The Effect the Pandemic Is Having on …

Coronavirus Got You Down? 5 Reasons to See a Counselor

It’s certainly no secret that the recent outbreak of coronavirus has been hard on us all. You may sometimes feel as if you are stuck on an out of control roller coaster ride that shows no signs of slowing down. Seeking counseling for your worry or grief may be the key to regaining your mental stability and sense of self.  Your Sense …

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Seeking Out a Counselor Who Specializes in LGBTQ+ Care

Mental health disorders aren’t uncommon for the general population. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about 6.7% of adults in the U.S. have at least one episode of depression per year.   Meanwhile, those in the LGBTQ+ community are often at a greater risk for mental health conditions due to factors like stress and discrimination at work, school, …

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What happens during counselling?

I’ve been a counsellor for so long that it all seems very normal and natural to listen to complete strangers tell me their deepest secrets. I do appreciate however how strange this must feel to someone who is new to counselling. I thought it would be a good idea to explain what happens during counselling in this blog post. It …