Most of us experience stress at some point in our lives. We might be struggling to trust our partners, perhaps we’re trying to come to terms with a significant loss or maybe we’re having difficulties at work or at home with the people we live with. We might also be experiencing stress due to redundancy or because we’re struggling to meet others, or our own expectations. Sometimes we are able to deal with these issues without too many problems, other times we can experience the benefits counselling has to offer. Stress is related to feeling pressured, either by others and/or ourselves and it can significantly impact our personal and professional lives.
I work with clients to help them understand their pressures and explore ways of managing emotions and implementing helpful practical strategies. Stress can be very similar to anxiety, so I work with clients to help them understand their stressful thoughts and express their emotions in an appropriate way.
As someone who has provided counselling via private practice and a number of employee assistance programmes (EAPs) to various individuals addressing stress I am knowledgeable, skilled and experienced in working with these issues.