Health Related Issues
Receiving a diagnosis can be life changing. Hearing your GP or specialist tell you something that you don’t want to hear can feel overwhelming. You may find that your sleep is disrupted by intrusive thoughts, or you may find that you are in fear of what might lay ahead of you. Exploring what this diagnosis means for you in terms of how it might impact on your life can help you to look at how you can learn ways to accept and live with your illness.
Postnatal depression can vary in severity, it can present itself with feelings of sadness and overwhelm. Becoming a mum can be tough on both your body and mind. Talk therapy can help you to identify what you are feeling and to learn new ways of coping.
Unexpected pregnancy can be both exciting and daunting, especially if you feel that you are not ready to become a parent. Telling a family member or your partner can feel overwhelming. Exploring your thoughts and feelings in therapy, can help you to gain clarity around what you are feeling in a supportive, non judgmental space.
Menopause can be a life changing experience for a woman. Between night sweats and hot flashes to fatigue, mood swings, anxiety and irritability. Therapy can offer you the space to express how your feeling and help you become more patient and compassionate towards yourself at this time.