Welcome to Willowside Counselling

Has your ’emotional suitcase’ become too heavy to lift?

If it has, life may feel something like this:

  • Overwhelming
  • Relationships are strained or breaking down
  • It has become difficult to voice what you need
  • You feel anxious, depressed or that you have lost your way

When we feel like this everything tends to feel really heavy and sad.  Our problems may seem all jumbled up, or even that they are growing bigger and unmanageable by the day. 

Our past experiences may be nagging at us again, or it may be about something that is new and in the present.

So, you may need some help to:

  • Unpack that case
  • Sort through the contents
  • Find clarity

Being human means that relationships are an important part of our lives.  From birth we need to attach to survive and develop, therefore we all have a drive to belong. Our relationships can bring us huge amounts of happiness and fulfilment, but when they go wrong it can feel like everything is just falling apart.  

We can have relationships with everything and everyone, including ourselves. Our past, stress and even the way we think about ourselves can affect our relationships.  So when relationships become difficult, break down, or we lose someone, we may feel confused, lost, angry, or sad. We may begin to experience anxiety or depression and we may not understand our thoughts, feelings or behaviours. 

Sometimes it may be very difficult to talk about this with family or friends, for fear of judgement or being a burden, or maybe we just don’t want to.

I work with individuals to improve communication, relationships, self-esteem, self-awareness, reconnecting people to themselves and those around them and ultimately empowering clients to live their best life.

So, if any of this resonates with you, then you are in the right place……

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