It can often lead to low social support and financial hardship. These experiences can then be linked to mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety. Counselling can help to address these issues, as well as helping you cope better with the disability and adapting to the changes it brings. The aim of disability counselling is to provide a safe and supportive space for you to discuss your concerns and fears. A trusted professional will be there to help you explore ways of making these more manageable.
Living with a disability can be a long journey, both mentally and physically. It can be just as tough for those who live with, or care for a disabled person. Friends and family may too find it difficult to come to terms with the condition, as well as adapting to a lifestyle that involves new challenges. You may find disability counselling beneficial if you are suddenly classed as disabled as a result of an accident. Similarly, if you have a serious health condition, such as cancer, it can provide some of the support you may need.
Who can help you?
Counselling services in the North Coast Causeway area of Northern Ireland, we can offer you an initial telephone consultation for 15/20 minutes free of charge for you to discuss the reason you are seeking counselling.