As a carer of a loved one, who is there for you? Fear can overtake your life, yet you try and put on a brave front. Who listens, who notices, who cares for you? Perhaps you feel guilty for having these thoughts. However, they are a natural response to the demands and stress that you have to manage. Do your own needs get put to one side?

Counselling can: 
  • Strengthen your ability to manage stressful situations 
  • Help reduce anxiety, fear and depression 
  • Lessen the fear of uncertainty 
  • Allow you to be with someone who is emotionally supportive but is impartial to what is going on 
  • Be a safe container to express how it is for you 
  • Improve communication skills
  • Help prevent burnout for the caregiver 
  • Enhance relationships Improve your wellbeing