5 Surprising Ways a Counsellor Can Help You

by | Nov 9, 2019 | Articles, Counselling, Mental Health

Are you considering seeing a counsellor?

Most people feel that they should only seek counselling when they’re in the depths of despair, if they have a serious problem that must be addressed. However, that usually isn’t necessary.

Counselling has several amazing benefits–no matter where you are in your life. It is as helpful during the highs as it is during the lows.

In this blog post, we will go through five ways a counsellor can help you live your best life.

Let’s get started!

How Counselling Can Enrich Your Life

Let’s take a quick look at how counselling can help you live a healthier life.

1. You’ll Be Able to Live in the Moment

If you have a negative thinking pattern, depression, or anxiety, counselling can help you develop the self-awareness you need to be able to understand why you’re feeling a certain way. This is will help you live in the moment and become more mindful.

With time, you’ll feel more peaceful and connected to the world.

2. You’ll Enjoy Better Relationships With People in Your Life

A good counsellor will be able to help you determine the relationships that you truly care about and help you nurture them. Counselling will also allow you to identify toxic relationships and people so that you can take a step back from them.

This will help you be a peaceful, sorted, and happy in all of your relationships.

3. You’ll Develop a Deep Love for Yourself

Counselling will help you develop a beautiful relationship with yourself. You’ll be able to see yourself in a positive light and offer yourself gratitude, love, compassion, forgiveness, and more.

The healthier your relationship with yourself, the healthier your relationship will be with others.

4. You’ll Be Able Understand the Past

All that you’ve been through in life has made you who you are today. With counselling, you’ll be able to understand how your unique past has influenced your life, relationships, mindset, etc. You’ll be better able to understand the patterns of your behavior and heal old wounds.

Understanding your past helps you understand your present and prepares you for the future.

5. You’ll Start Valuing Yourself

A good counsellor will help you create healthy boundaries. You’ll be able to say ‘no’ to the things that you couldn’t seem to before and bring your need to please people down a notch.

When you value yourself, you will make better decisions for your future.

If you feel you would like counselling could help you, please read about the counselling services I offer here, or send me a message or book a session via this link.

I am able to see clients at my Practice in South East Queensland, or thanks to the magic of technology, online from wherever you are in the world.

Honni Hayton Counsellor

About Honni Hayton

A qualified, practicing counsellor, Honni Hayton has been helping people live their best life for over 20 years. She specialises in providing women’s counselling services, both in person and online. She also provides relationship counselling to help couples find happiness again.