Counselling Risks and Benefits

Potential Benefits:  

Gain and improve coping tools  

Increased personal insight and understanding  

Personal empowerment, healing, & growth  

Improved relationships  

Improved Communication  

Increased well-being

Improved emotional management and processing  

Increased confidence & self-esteem



Potential Risks:  

Bringing up unpleasant events  

Stirring up unpleasant feelings  

Disrupting relationships – It is common that when you make significant changes in your life, that not everyone in your life will be accepting of them