What Is Counselling?

Counselling is a type of talking therapy that allows a person to talk about their problems and feelings in a confidential and dependable environment.

What Can Counselling Help You With?

Emotional/Mental Issues – Traditional (Chinese) Acupuncture can support you with emotional or mental issues. Common conditions that are helped are Anxiety,  Depression, Stress related issues, frustration but

Chronic or Acute pain –  Acupuncture is probably best known for providing relief from pain. It can quickly provide relief for many forms of pain even when the condition is long standing and chronic.

Women’s health – Acupuncture is well known for its regulating effects for the menstrual cycle and for fertility. The understanding of women’s health is highly developed and detailed and can accommodate most issues.

Physical Health Conditions – As a complete system of medicine Acupuncture can address a very wide range of physical health conditions often providing relief where other approaches have proved ineffective.

Babies & Children – As a gentle and effective form of medicine Acupuncture provides a welcome alternative to invasive procedures or strong medications and can help a child back to wellness without unwelcome side effects.

Wellness In Older Age – Acupuncture has an integrated understanding of ageing and provides many insights that can help us live better for longer not least a good understanding of the difference between being fit and being healthy

How Can Counselling Help You?

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What you Can Expect In A Treatment Session

A Full Professional Assessment – Traditional Acupuncture treatment starts with the taking of a full case history, this is what lets your Acupuncturist understand your situation and how best to help you.

Treatment –  Acupuncture involves the gentle insertion of very fine needles into specific Acupuncture ‘points’, these points when combined appropriately have therapeutic effects on the body. People often  wonder if treatment hurts because they are used to pain from injections in hospital or at the GPs. Acupuncture needles are much much finer than this (about 0.2mm) not much wider than a human hair and so the feeling is not like being injected.
Acupuncture treatment can also involve a variety of other techniques such as the use of moxibustion, chinese cupping or guasha.

Patients usually lie down on a comfortable couch or sit for treatment

Time – An initial consultation usually lasts about 1 1/2 hrs and includes treatment. Subsequent sessions usually last around 45 minutes depending on what is needed.

Can Counselling can help you?

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We are able to offer friendly professional advice about what you are dealing with.  If something else is more likely to help you we are able to recommend other reliable professional practitioners.