Family Matters

What are Family Matters?

Family Matters Counselling Plymouth

Is there that one member of your family who always gets into trouble? Or the one who everyone else relies on? The roles we play within our families may not be conscious but may be impacting how we live our lives as individuals.

Family matters can have a significant impact on our mental and emotional well-being.
The relationships, dynamics, and experiences within our families shape who we are and how we navigate the world.

When family relationships are positive and nurturing, they can provide a strong foundation for our mental health. However, when family dynamics are strained, conflicted, or dysfunctional, it can take a toll on our well-being. Conflict, communication breakdowns, unresolved issues, or patterns of dysfunction can contribute to feelings of anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and stress.

Family matters deeply affect our sense of identity, belonging, and overall emotional stability.


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How Plymouth Counselling Can Help Overcome Family Matters

Thankfully, counselling can play a crucial role in helping individuals and families navigate these challenges. Although at Plymouth Counselling we do not provide sessions for families as a group, as an individual, exploring and understanding family dynamics, addressing underlying issues, improving communication, and developing healthy coping mechanisms, can support individuals in fostering healthier relationships, healing past wounds, and enhancing their overall mental and emotional well-being. That isn’t all though, embarking on your own counselling journey will provide the space away from those family dynamics, allowing you to discover your own values and realign with your true identity. Your Identity… Free from the influence of those around you. Whether it’s healing old wounds, improving communication, or building stronger bonds, counseling can provide the tools and guidance needed to navigate family matters and cultivate healthier, more fulfilling relationships.

Plymouth Family Matters Counselling

Providing The Relationship, Space & Security
To heal

For the past 4 years, Sarah had been working with people across Plymouth, Devon, Cornwall and London to help release them from their anxieties, feelings of low self esteem, depression and life stresses. As individuals, we all have basic needs that need to be met to live a fulfilled life.

You have the resources to make change and live that life. I can help you find your resources and the strength to make the choices you want to be making. So, if you would like to speak to our Plymouth Counsellor, click the button below to book today.

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Sarah Avenell

Integrative Personal Counsellor

4+ years experience