When our bodies fail us, it is the ultimate betrayal. Whether we are suffering due to a miscalculated action or we have been diagnosed with an illness, medical conditions often cause us to feel isolated, misunderstood, and in pain. Even with short term illnesses, people often under estimate how constant pain, frustration, and/or social isolation can quickly affect our mood and ability to maintain positive emotional outlook when recovering/managing an illness. Counselling can help people to understand their situation and take steps to minimise their emotional discomfort.
Here are some of the medical issues I can provide counselling for:
- Stress related illness (hypertension or headaches)
- Dealing with illness/pain