Benefits of Counselling in Mental Health

Updated: Sep 22, 2021

Counselling or Psychotherapy, talk or talking therapy, e-counseling, or simply therapy—no matter the name it’s known by mental health counseling can benefit people struggling with emotional difficulties, life challenges, and mental health concerns

Counselling and Therapy can help improve symptoms of many mental health conditions. In therapy, people also learn to cope with symptoms that may not respond to treatment right away. Research shows the benefits of therapy last longer than medication alone. Medication can reduce some symptoms of mental health conditions, but therapy teaches people skills to address symptoms on their own. These skills last after therapy ends, and symptoms may continue to improve, making it less likely people will need further treatment..

Mental health issues are common and increasing these days like Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Fear, Phobias, Obsessions, Addictions, Relationship issues, personality issues, family issues etc.

When it comes to physical health, people are so conscious and aware these days. They know everything there is to know: what super-foods eat and what not to eat, what the latest diet fads are, what the most cutting-edge workouts to stay fit are, and how to monitor every aspect of their health with state-of-the-art fitness bands. But when it comes to mental health, the awareness just isn’t there.

About 10-30% of people with mental health issues get help. Untreated mental health issues often get worse and may have other negative effects. They could also lead to:

  • Not able to handle general things in life.

  • Emotions are becoming overwhelming and not able t