20th April 2021

Benefits of therapy

If you are wondering if therapy is a good fit for you, read on...

Do you want to discover the best version of yourself?

Has life been getting on top of you lately?

Would you love to have more energy and clarity of mind?

You’ve come to the right place.

What is therapy?

Therapy also called psychotherapy or counselling, is the process of meeting with a therapist to resolve problematic behaviours, beliefs, feelings, relationship issues, and/or somatic responses (sensations in the body). Beginning therapy can be a big step towards becoming the healthiest version of yourself and living the best life possible (www.goodtherapy.org).

What are the benefits of therapy?

Therapy or talk therapy is often regarded as being more effective than medication. 

Its effects can last a lifetime, and through only 8-10 sessions, you will learn how to build strategies to ensure that not only the thing that has been holding you back will be dealt with, but you will learn the tools to help cope with future issues more effectively, leaving you with more headspace to devote to what really matters in your life. 

You will be unlearning the unhelpful thinking that has been holding you back, and through talking with an experienced qualified therapist, you will learn new, positive ways of viewing situations. 

The positive effects of therapy can mean that you may no longer need to self-medicate, whether that be through excessive work, alcohol, drugs, or food etc.

Through your talking therapy, you will learn that, in fact, you are no alone. There are many people just like you, and you, like them, deserve to live your best life!

What is therapy good for?

Anxiety/social anxiety/generalised anxiety disorders

Depression

Addictions

Stress

Grief

What is occupational therapy?

Occupational therapists help people in all aspects of their daily life, at home or in the workplace. 

It’s very effective for stress relief if you have a high-powered and demanding occupation. 

The benefits of occupational therapy are:

  • Less staff on sick leave.
  • More productivity.
  • Staff feel more listened to and able to come up with coping strategies that will help them in the workplace. 

Does this sound good to you so far? 

How does a therapist actually help?

It's understandable if, at some point, you have thought the following:

“Therapy won’t work for me.”

“Therapy is for people with different problems to mine.”

“I was always told to fix the problem yourself."

"I will have to have therapy for years and years."

You are not alone.


But how about trying a new way?

Therapy teaches you lots of new skills that will enable you to help yourself but in a more effective and healthy way.

You and your therapist will come up with a plan together to ensure your therapy sessions are geared towards your lifestyle and needs.

It is completely up to you how long you wish to continue your therapy sessions. We recommend between 8 to 10 sessions so that you and your therapist can really focus on your desired outcomes and ensure you have learned the skills needed to continue on your own. 

How long does it take for therapy to work?

It will vary between individuals. Therapy is an incredibly personal experience and cannot be compared to one person or another. Everybody is on their own journey. It should not be rushed.

How do I start therapy?

The answer to that question is really simple.

We’ll take care of you…

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