Talking therapies can help with many difficult life problems – from coping with traumatic experiences and events, to dealing with depression and anxiety or managing harmful emotions and behaviours.
Abuse is when the way others treat you becomes harmful to you. Abuse can take many forms, including emotional, physical or sexual. Therapy can help you address how this has made you feel and work through your feelings so you feel better about yourself.
Addiction happens when you become overly dependent on something, often when you’re trying to escape from other problems. You can be addicted to many things including:
- the internet
Therapy can help you address the causes of your addiction to help you stop your addictive behaviour.