Each and every one of us experiences significant change over the course of our lifetime. Some challenges can be navigated with ease while others cause us to struggle. These challenges, together with our own inner critics and lack of connection and compassion for ourselves, can leave us feeling lost, overwhelmed, empty and fearful.
Common life events or transitions include:
Common mental health issues include:
People seek therapy for a variety of reasons. You may simply be looking for an objective and supportive arena in which to express yourself. You may be struggling with a particular problem or decision that needs to be made in your work or personal life. Often there are specific triggers that bring you to therapy.
The goal of individual therapy is to identify behaviours and patterns that are not serving you well, understand how and why they arose, and explore ways to integrate the experiences into your life in order to make meaningful and sustainable changes.