It can be hard taking a step forward and chatting to a counsellor for the first time, you are not alone if you are feeling this way.
If you have been exploring the different options on our site you may notice we often encourage people to link to one of our counsellors.
Why try online counselling?
Online counselling is an ideal option for people taking the first step as its completely anonymous and confidential, also you can access it anywhere and anytime all you need is an internet enabled device.
We know this is a big step and often takes a lot of courage. Being here and reading this article on our site shows you are contemplating making a change, which is a step in the right direction so well done!
Who will I be chatting to?
Our trained counsellors are here to help you. They have a range of qualifications in health sciences, including Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing and Welfare Studies. They are never judgemental, they work through where you are at and help you to find the best way forward.
Where do I begin?
Sometimes people tell our counsellors that not knowing what to say or how to say made it difficult to begin the conversation. That it took them some time to work up to it, but once they were there they were glad they had.
Even if you have some reservations once you are chatting to them it becomes surprisingly easy to say what is troubling you, potentially gaining insight into is going on and what to do next.
So why not get started and chat to one of our counsellors today.
Not sure if you are ready still? Read a bit more about the advantages and disadvantage of online counselling.