#WorldMentalHealthDay

When you’re overwhelmed by painful emotions and distressing thoughts, the best way to start the process of restoring your mental health is to share your thoughts and feelings with someone you trust, someone who cares about you. The first skill counsellors learn is how to listen – listen in an active, empathic way – and its effectiveness is something we should never take for granted.

MentalHealthOrg

Written by David Housham

BACP-registered counsellor in Hitchin, North Hertfordshire

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