All of us have difficulties at different times in our lives that can leave us feeling discouraged and confused. It takes strength and courage to deal with one’s problems and to think about asking for a therapist or counsellor for help. Counselling can be an important part of the journey toward addressing those challenges.
Counselling offers an opportunity for insight, growth and change. It can be a source of support and hope in times of difficulty or crisis. Whether you suffer from anxiety, depression, relationship issues, family stress or grief, you may experience deeper personal insight, increased awareness and understanding, effective ways to cope with problems, improved relationships and a renewed sense of joy and purpose in your life.
Anne Paterson-Welsh is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with a private practice in Parksville, British Columbia. She works with individuals, couples and families and comes with over 25 years experience working in the human service field.
“... and then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
~ Anais Nin