TOP 10 Reasons Why Young People Go To Counselling

From school issues to mood swings, all young people have problems. But sometimes, a young person’s distress might rise to a level where it's important to seek professional help.
Counselling certainly doesn’t need to be reserved serious mental health problems or for life-altering events, however meeting with a counsellor can prevent minor issues turning into major ones.
If you think your young person could benefit from talking to a counsellor or mental health professional don’t hesitate to contact your GP, or make a referral directly to a counselling service, such as Teen Counselling.
Sometimes, even a few counselling sessions can make a big difference to your young person’s overall well-being.
Young People can benefit from meeting with a counsellor to talk to about a variety of topics. Here are the top 10 reasons why young people come to Teen Counselling:

  • Anxiety

  • Low Mood

  • Problems with behaviour at home, school or in the community

  • Stress

  • School and Social Related Issues
  • Family Problems, e.g. Communication issues, Parental Seperation

  • Low Self Esteen

  • Trauma

  • Self-harm or Suicidal Ideation

  • Substance Abuse Issues

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