Encountering a mental health issue is regularly upsetting, confusing and alarming – especially from the outset. If you become unwell, you may feel that it’s an indication of weakness, or that you are ‘losing your mind’.
These feelings of fear are regularly reinforced by the negative (and frequently unreasonable) way that individuals encountering mental health issues are shown on TV, in movies and by the media. This may prevent you from discussing your issues, or looking for help. This is probably going to expand your distress and feeling of isolation.
However, in reality, mental well-being issues are a typical human experience.
Most people know somebody who has encountered a mental health issue. They can happen to a wide range of individuals from all walks of life. Also, all things considered, when you discover a combination of self-care, treatment and support that works for you, you will show signs of improvement. All of the combination mentioned above can be attained through counselling.
Counselling is a safe and confidential facilitated effort (therapeutic association) between qualified counsellors and clients to progress psychological well-being, develop self-understanding, and resolve identified concerns. Clients are active participants in the counselling procedure at each stage.
Counsellors at Samutthana work with kids, youngsters, adults, families, couples and groups. They are also completely present with their clients, utilising empathy and profound listening to build up positive working association. Counselling is compelling when clients have a sense of security, understanding, respect, and acceptance without judgement.
Counsellors at Samutthana are also trained in a scope of modalities to work with clients from diverse backgrounds.
Counselling can be expansive or focused. Clients may explore: aspects of personality, past encounters, parenting, misery and misfortune, trauma, spirituality, relationship with self as well as others, child abuse, domestic violence, utilisation of liquor and different substances, anxiety, depression, and other distressing or uncommon encounters.
Changes encouraged by counselling include: new insights, change in perspective, better approaches for considering circumstances, new consciousness of feelings, improved ability to endure and manage emotions, new decisions about life, and new actions or behaviours.
Goal of Counsellors at Samutthana
The objective of counselling is to assist people get control of many of their present and future issues. In recent times, social change combined with expanding levels of competition and stress caused by the pandemic (COVID-19) has prompted to varied and disconcerted issues. For the vast majority the pace of change and the resultant unhealthy current way of life is basically excessively quick and stressful and creates difficult issues of adjustment.
The counsellors are able to address variety of issues, for example, educational, professional, marital, parental, and personal. One of the significant goals of Samutthana is to assist people become self-confident, self-dependant, self-coordinated and to modify themselves proficiently to the demands of a superior and meaningful life, and to be provided with help to improve their personal, social, emotional and intellectual development.
How can it help me?
Counselling can help reduce emotional suffering and pain. It can show new aptitudes with which you can effectively manage the problems at hand. It can save a marriage. It can help boost your self-esteem. It can give you trust that there is a better way, or an exit. You need to take the abilities or new ideas and set it as a regular practice in your life.
Field of specialisation
The counsellors of Samutthana are specialised in therapeutic approaches for Depression, Anxiety, Stress, PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), gender-based violence, Sexual abuse, Substance abuse, Addictions, Identity Crisis, etc…
Therapists are also available for initial assessments to identify the clients’ mental health status and will be referred them to a specialists for a specialised treatment plan.
What does successful counselling look and feel like?
Effective counselling feels like something has changed; something is extraordinary. You feel more hope and self-assurance which thus makes you feel more in charge of your life and your emotional associations. You are evaluating new practices and they are working. The manner in which effective therapy looks is others start to remark that something about you appears to be changed. Perhaps they don’t have the idea what has changed in you, yet you feel better to be around. You will likewise see that you are having various outcomes from activities that in the past would not have gone so well. In the end, you will always be the one to settle on the choice about whether the treatment has been effective or not.
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