Counseling is a personal opportunity to receive support and experience growth during challenging times in life. Individual counseling can help one deal with many personal topics in life such as anger, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, marriage and relationship challenges, parenting problems, school difficulties, career changes, etc.
Counseling allows individuals to explore their feelings, beliefs, and behaviors, work through challenging or influential memories, identify aspects of their lives that they would like to change, better understand themselves and others, set personal goals, and work toward desired change.
Counselling and support services can include:
- emotional support
- advocacy and advice to help protect your rights
- guidance with relationships
- help to manage situations and behaviours
- information and training.
These services may be provided by qualified professional counsellors or other professionals as relevant.