Psychotherapy / Personal Counselling

Psychotherapy / Personal Counselling from Annette Poechman Psychotherapy and Counselling Services

By: Annette Poechman Psychotherapy and Counselling Services  30-06-2015
Keywords: Stress Management, Counsellor, Stress Counselling

There are almost as many definitions of counselling (psychotherapy, therapy, psychological counselling) as there are types of therapies used in counselling. Definitions aside, the quintessential element of a positive counselling experience will always be the relationship forged between client and counsellor. Annette Poechman is a Master’s Level trained therapist with significant experience working with adolescents, teenagers, young adults and adults. She earned her Master of Education in Counselling in 2000, is a Registered Psychotherapist and a Canadian Certified Counsellor. Learn more about Annette. Annette provides a safe, non-judgemental, and completely confidential environment for her clients to explore their concerns. Clients tell Annette that she is a great listener, an experienced guide, and shows how much she cares. Some of the issues addressed in personal counselling include: - depression, anxiety, stress and grief - relationship issues, including separation and divorce - work-related stress including conflict management, bullying, work-life balance - self-esteem and assertiveness - trauma - anger management Counselling, whether it’s personal or psychological, involves sitting with an impartial, non-biased person like Annette to openly discuss issues or problems that you might be experiencing as a result of current challenges or historical problems. Psychotherapy is often sought-out after motor vehicle accidents or work-related injuries that result in: - pain and illness - sleep disturbances, nightmares, flashbacks - depression, anxiety, stress and sadness - difficulties coping - irritability - problems concentrating and forgetfulness Counselling always involves growth and change, and can be hard work and sometimes even painful. It can simply be making the unbearable more bearable. It can also be about finding peace and even joy at the end of a long journey. Embarking on a journey of self-discovery has many benefits including: - decreased emotional distress - self-acceptance - forgiveness of self and others - reduction of stress - improved intimate relationships with partners and family - improved performance and the ability to cope with job demands Are you covered? Psychotherapy and Psychological Counselling services are often included in extended health care plans or by third-party insurance providers. Check your plan for coverage amounts.

Keywords: Anger management, Counsellor, Grief Counselling, individual counseling, Professional Counselling, Relationship Counselling, Relationship Problems, Stress Counselling, Stress Management

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