For which issues can I use Counseling?
Counselling is intended to help you cope with the normal everyday challenges of living, work, relationships etc. A lot of people use counseling when they feel overwhelmed with a problem or find that a particular problem seems to persist. There are no hard and fast rules. Some people may not even have a problem but would like to improve or better themselves.
Experiences of Online Counseling
Online counselling provides you the opportunity to interact with a professional counsellor via email to share your concerns, pose questions and gain further insight into the problems you are addressing. It's like any other form of counselling, just through a different medium. Let us look at how it can benefit us.
Who is a Counsellor?
We are all aware of the diverse fields of specializations in the health care sector, but not all of us are well aware of the various specialties in the mental health sector. This article is specifically focused on who counselors are, what their qualifications are and what work they do.
How Counselling Helps
People often hesitate to use counselling, wondering if it will really be helpful. How can someone who does not know me understand what I am going through? Does counselling really help? After all, the counsellor can't change my circumstances. Will a counsellor judge me and point out all that is wrong with me? I would feel uncomfortable talking/writing to a stranger.
When I Talk and You Listen - An experience with counselling
In my counselling session, I get someone who gives me an hour to talk about my thoughts and feelings; and I am listened to without having to worry about what the counsellor is thinking of me. I am sure that what I talk about will never go out of that room. And I know that for that one hour, I am the most important aspect of the day for the counsellor.
Forgiveness: A New Beginning
As life moves on, we close chapters in our lives to begin new ones. We leave behind experiences of the past to create new memories. However, there are some experiences of the past that seem to haunt us forever, like anchors that prevent us from sailing ahead. This article looks at why it is necessary to forgive the past and move on…
How I Dealt With A Traumatic Event In My Life
We all go through different traumas in life. Some are easier to deal with while others leave us drained out. There is a way to move on. This article could help you see the effective ways of coping with an emotional trauma.
My Experience of Online Counselling
I was going through a difficult time (tension, misunderstandings) in my relationship with my spouse. I really felt the need to talk to someone who could help me out, that's when I thought about online counselling. Since it was anonymous, I decided to give it a try. I started typing my problem. Once I started writing, I could not stop myself and poured my heart out, giving all personal details, which I would have not normally shared with a known person.
When You Feel Like Ending Your Life
"Suicide is not chosen; it happens when pain exceeds resources for coping with pain." You may have experienced intense emotions and thoughts that have lead to you also thiniking about harming yourself or ending your life. This can be an overwhelming experience. Do take some time to understand more about it.
Living and Working Away from Home
Taking up a new job in a new city you are setting yourself up for a lot of changes - living on your own, managing your finances, exploring opportunities, being adventurous, establishing a routine for yourself. While quite exciting and a great learning experience the cumulative effect of having to adjust to all these new things all at the same time, can be quite overwhelming as well.