• Matthias Ferrieres

Benefits of Therapy

Therapy equips us with essential problem-solving and emotional management skills. Since big and small problems are going to come up from time to time, knowing how to deal with them in a healthy way is an important skill to help cope with them and find appropriate solutions!

Research demonstrates that psychotherapy is effective for a variety of mental and behavioral health issues and across a spectrum of population groups.

The effects of psychotherapy can be sometimes larger than the effects produced by many medical treatments.

There are 8 main benefits of getting counselled:

  1. Improved communication and interpersonal skills

  2. Improved self-acceptance and self-esteem

  3. Capability to change self-defeating behaviors and habits

  4. More suitable expression and management of emotions

  5. Relief from depression, anxiety, or other mental health conditions

  6. Greater confidence and decision-making skills

  7. Ability to manage stress more effectively

  8. Improved abilities for problem-solving and conflict resolution


The counseling process is like an educational experience:

The patient learns more about him/herself and gains new skills.

Counseling also sometimes includes learning about certain conditions such as depression, eating disorders, and anxiety so that one can understand the treatment options.




There are many reasons for seeking personal or psychological counseling. Some of the most common problems people go for help include:

  • Difficulty concentrating or completing work or academic tasks

  • Family or relationship problems

  • Self-defeating behaviors and habits such as procrastination

  • Issues due to grief and loss

  • Problems with stress-management

  • Coping with traumatic events

  • Domestic violence or sexual assault

  • Depression or lack of motivation

  • Acute panic attacks or anxiety

  • Problems with medication management

  • Anger problems

  • Sexual worries

  • Compulsive behaviors

Should you feel any of these symptoms, you should really evaluate the opportunity to meet some mental care professionals.

You can also contact our concierge through our Wellnex app!


Sources:

https://montarebehavioralhealth.com/8-benefits-of-mental-health-counseling/#

https://davidhoy.com/5-long-term-benefits-of-therapy/




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