So, youíve found yourself a counsellor and youíve booked your first ďassessmentĒ appointment, but you really donít know what to expect. I know that fear only too well, so wanted to share my experiences.
I started to get really anxious between making the appointment and the actual appointment date which was just over two weeks away. I was worried about finding the building, so I went on a recce when I had a spare moment with a parent in tow.
I then worried about what
Suddenly it hits you. For whatever reason, you acknowledge that youíre not coping and that you need help. Youíve heard about counselling and think it sounds like an option, but how do you go about accessing the service when you need it and at a time and place to suit you? Iíve certainly found it a minefield so hereís my personal story: the barriers I faced to finding a counsellor and how I overcame them.
Finding a counsellor was hard going when I wasnít feeling very resilient. I knew
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