Struggling to wear a mask during the Covid-19 pandemic?

“Survivors on our helpline tell us that covering their own face or seeing the faces of others covered has been a triggering experience for them.”

– Survivors Trust

Read this article if you are survivor and struggling to wear a mask

Struggling to wear a mask? This image shows a stack of masks.

In this Survivors Trust article you are invited to download an image to your phone, to show staff when you are entering a shop, if you are exempt from wearing a mask.

There are many reasons why you could be struggling to wear a mask, and that is ok.

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Online counselling, what is it and how does it work?

Having completed additional training,  qualifying me in accordance with BACP recommendations, to work using different platforms online and via the phone I thought I would share an article explaining some of the topics to consider.Please do contact me if you are wondering if counselling could support you at this time.https://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/blog/2019/03/18/whats-online-therapy-and-how-does-it-work
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Coronavirus impact on mental health

Here’s a short piece from the bbc. The impact of isolation and the shock of coronavirus has far reaching implications for many many people. If you are struggling and would like to explore how counselling could support you, please do contact me , no matter what you’re financial situation I’m sure there is some way we could work together https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-52295894?utm_campaign=meetedgar&utm_medium=social&utm_source=meetedgar.com

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How complex trauma changes a person

Here is an interesting article discussing different ways a series of difficult event can impact a person, leading to c-ptsd symptoms. If you are struggling with these please get in touch and see if counselling may benefit you. https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/for-your-own-protection-how-complex-trauma-changes-person-0724174?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=blog_article&utm_campaign=GT_Facebook&utm_term=protection_complex_trauma

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