It can be so hard to watch the person you love go through the darkness that is depression. You may feel confused, frustrated and overwhelmed at times – just not knowing what to do. Perhaps your attempts at ‘help’ are pushed away or ignored, leaving you feeling rejected. Missing the ‘old’ them.
I am sure we have all been in the situation where someone we know sucks us into a round of the “why don’t you…yes, but” game. It goes something like this:
So, you know something isn’t right, your no longer your self – something in your life has to change. Yet you’re not sure if counselling is right for you? Well before you dismiss the idea entirely I have attempted to address the 5 most common myths surrounding counselling and therapy that I have come across when talking to people about counselling.