Four Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Scared Of Counselling

Sammy: Counselling Myths Busted

Sammy is fed up with people pussy-footing around mental health. Here she is giving some of the reservations you might have about counselling what-for.

If you’ve ever seriously thought about counselling, I think you should totally go for it. It’s not half as scary or expensive as the media might have you believe, and your mental health is super, super important. Here’s me attempting to quash some of the bad karma around counselling:

Do you have any more worries about counselling? What’s your experience of counselling been like? What about talking about mental health? Do the stigmas around it stop you from speaking out?

Let us know @rifemag or on our FB page

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