One of the questions I get asked most is what are the benefits of psychotherapy, so I decided to dedicate a page of my website to the answer.

It is very important to talk to someone. Sometimes we can bottle up feelings and emotions. Talking to someone could help us to release that stress. If you don’t have a family member or friend that you feel you can talk to about your feelings and emotions they could remain built up. Psychotherapy allows you to talk to someone who listens in a quiet and confidential space and it could allow you to release the stress of everyday life.

Psychotherapy could help you to take control of your life. You could see your sleeping patterns improve as you go to bed each evening with a clear, stress free mind. You could have a quality of life that you thought was never possible. You could start moving forward in your life and you could stop dwelling on past events. You could feel much happier in yourself and you could have the resources to manage your emotions.

Of course, the more work you put in and the more seriously you take the therapy the more affective it could be. With that in mind psychotherapy could be a great option for you to change your life for the better.

© Máire McAndrew Counselling & Psychotherapy 2021