Counselling changes lives
Interesting findings over at the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
This sheds a light on why it's so important to talk to someone about any mental health issues or concerns you have. If you are going through a difficult time and need to talk to someone you can contact me here.
Psychology today have written an interesting article about new research on the two major causes of loneliness and what can be done to minimise the effects.
Research suggests that social identity and emotion regulation explain over one-third of the variance in loneliness.
People with a history of mental illness feel more lonely and experience more rumination.
Emotion dysregulation and loss of social identity impact one’s perceptions, making one feel more alone and less supported.