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Counselling is a process that allows you to explore any difficulties or specific problems you are having in any aspect of your life, including your relationships with others, your behaviour or your general outlook on life.
During counselling you’ll address any problems by talking them through with someone who is able to be supportive, but who is not directly involved in the situation.
Counselling can help with a variety of life issues such as:
During the process you’ll learn a new set of tools that will allow you a greater knowledge of ‘the self’ and thus help you to make more effective choices as you respond to situations in your life.
How it works
A key element of the counselling approach is the relationship of trust that builds between a patient and their counsellor. This allows difficult, bottled-up and repressed feelings to be discussed and expressed. It also allows you to see things from a different perspective and so explore options for changing things for the better.
It is obvious from the outset that Dr Benade is very experienced in the Occ Health field. Because my employer had referred me to her I expected a bias in their favour. I was completely wrong. Dr Benade was very attentive, thorough and fair. How I feel mattered and she understood my eagerness to recover and remain with my employer in the job I love