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Counselling in Barnstaple (depression, anxiety, isolation)

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When is personal growth counselling beneficial?

There are a range of life changing circumstances that could affect you, these circumstances may change the way you think or feel, either about yourself or the way you are living your life. It could be an experience in the past or the here and now. If  you are experiencing that you have generally lost your way, for example your identity or image issues, stress, fear, anxiety, nervousness, hopelessness, confusion, depression, meaninglessness or stress and anxiety with low self-esteem, personal growth counselling may be the therapy that will help you along to find your way again. 

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Scenario

 Imagine you have been in a long term relationship. For reasons out of your control your partner is no longer a part of your life. How are you experiencing life now? Are you feeling alone? What is your identity as a single person? Common statements by clients are;  "I don’t know who I am" or "I am feeling lost sometimes anxious in social situations."  or "I don’t know what to do next" By exploring these feelings in therapy and many more besides we can discover how you can adapt and move forward, alleviating feeling of uncertainty and may be vulnerability.

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Other reason to explore personal growth in therapy

Loss as a parent, there is a gap an empty space. Maybe your children have left home and you are wondering what you should be doing with your life now • Bereavement, the loss of a spouse can be sudden and traumatic or take many months of support and compassion, will and determination. • Divorce or separation after two people merged and invested in a relationship • Controlling relationships, a loss of independence and autonomy of your life • Losing a sense of self through trauma historical or present day • Loss of work or profession as this influences how we see ourselves.  


All of the above affect people in so many ways physically, emotionally, financially, all of these have a huge impact on how we manage our lives on a daily basis. Your relationship with yourself is the most important one you can have in your life. Allow yourself time to rebuild and accept support through therapy, So you can be strong, fulfilled and continue to grow and achieve all that you desire.

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