Living Well Psychology

Living Well

Why do people see psychologists?

Research suggests that mental health problems are very common with roughly one in five people experiencing mental health difficulties over the course of their life.

It is quite common to feel weighed down with a problem for a long period of time before seeking help. Such problems can significantly interfere with the person’s quality of life, work and relationships. If left untreated psychological problems can lead to a low self-esteem and a sense of feeling miserable.

People see Psychologists for a wide variety of reasons to:

  • Improve the quality of their life.
  • Develop coping strategies.
  • Address mental health issues
  • Overcome a serious issue or incident in their life.
  • Improve the quality of their relationships.
  • Help them adjust to a major change.
  • Feel brighter, or more capable, positive.
  • Create a sense of balance in their life.
  • Figure out something that they feel stuck with.
  • Feel supported.