Why are Relationships important
Positive relationships can have an impact on our mental health and wellbeing, research shows that having healthy relationships can help reduce feelings of anxiety low mood and improve self-esteem as well as have a positive effect on our immune system.
The relationships we have with others will depend on an individuals lived experience. Events in our childhood can play out in our adulthood relationships or affect the relationship you have with yourself.
Healthy relationship, however, can break down if an individual experiences a life event such as a trauma which could change the way you see others and even themselves.
Some individuals find it hard to trust people or themselves and as a result struggle to maintain As a result a person may find social situations stressful or avoid social occasions all together; this can not only impact on a person’s mental health but also develop or ignite confidence and self-esteem issues.
Therapy can help explore unhelpful relationships with family and friends. The process can help you look at the different types of relationships you have and look at ways to change and improve them.
Therapy can also help an individual look at the relationship they have with themselves, especially if they find they are at a crossroads in their life and no longer know who they are or what they want which is having an impact on current relationships.
Therapy can help an individual explore their thoughts, feelings and behaviour around relationships. Look at building better ways to communicate with people, which could help with personal and professional relationships. Build and develop healthy boundaries in relationships as well as set goals for the further
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