How Counselling Can Help With Big Life Changes
They say there are only two things in life you can count on: death and taxes. I would add a third: changes. Every person goes through changes in life. And some of those changes can be significant.
Whether you are graduating, starting a new job, moving to a new city, or ending a relationship, you may find dealing with change to be stressful. But there is good news. Counselling can absolutely help you navigate these big life changes so you can make the absolute best decision for you.
Here are some ways counselling can help with big life changes:
There’s the change itself, and then there’s what we expect life to be during and after the change. Often we can feel stress when reality does not align with our expectations of reality. Working with a psychologist can help you manage your expectations so that the transition is smoother and more realistic.
A Positive Framework
Change means one door closes as another one opens. But many people put all of their focus and attention on that closing door. Focusing on an ending can make us feel depressed and anxious.
A psychologist can help you identify and recognize the new opportunities ahead of you. This can improve your state of mind, which will ultimately help you make the most of the current situation.
For many of us, change means burning the candle at both ends and not taking care of ourselves. Working with a psychologist can remind us (as many times as needed) that we need to make our physical and mental health a priority during this transition.
Now that you see some of the ways psychological counselling can help you through the biggest changes in your life, it’s time to find a psychologist who can help you find insight and fresh perspective. If you’d like to explore what services we offer, please reach out. I’d be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.