Major Life Changes

If you are struggling with a major life change that is causing you to feel off kilter you may wonder how other people do it. While it is true that some people seem to breeze through life transitions, many of us find them extremely unsettling.

Examples of life transitions that can cause stress & turmoil:

  • Relationship separation or divorce
  • Worry or fear about getting or starting a new job
  • Concerns about the birth or adoption of a child
  • Grief due to illness or death of a loved one
  • Feeling isolated while adjusting to a new home or city
  • The excitement and strain when moving in with a partner or getting married
  • Feeling you have lost your purpose and missing your children once you have become an ‘empty nester’
  • Having difficulty dealing with aging or mid-life – your appearance, your energy, your feelings of worth
  • Struggling to find work-life balance

Major Life Changes Can Knock You off Balance & cause stress…

  • You can feel completely lost like you don’t know how to find your way.
  • Stress can be so intense that just getting through each day may be a challenge.
  • Eating and sleeping habits suffer.
  • Some days you feel like a wreck.  You feel anxious or depressed.
  • You blame yourself and wonder what is wrong with you that you are not coping well.
  • You dread the thought that you might have made a mistake

While Transitions in Life Can Make You Feel Lost and Perhaps Even Helpless, Counselling Can Help You Find Your Way

With the Help of a Skilled Counsellor, You Can…

  • Regain control of the situation and your life
  • Restore stability so that you feel calmer and stronger
  • Feel more confident that you CAN get through this
  • Learn skills to manage change effectively now and in the future
  • Come to accept the change and integrate it into your life
  • Find peace of mind, feel more confident and energized
  • Master skills to find that critical balance between life and work

“The important question of our time is whether we can make change our friend and not our enemy.”
– Bill Clinton

At the Tapestry Counselling Centre in Vancouver, we know how to help you come to terms with life transitions that are wreaking havoc in your life.  As skilled therapists, we have training and experience in therapy methods that are proven to be effective in helping people get through stressful changes.  We employ the most effective and sought-after methods of counseling such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Existential Therapy, and Emotion-Focused Therapy.  We use these and other methods that are especially relevant to help with your unique situation.

Your Experience of Counselling Will Be Tailored Just For You – Your Problems, Needs and Desires …

In our first counselling session, you will be invited to tell your story so that we understand your situation, along with your thoughts and feelings about it.  Then, as we work together in therapy, we will explore and clarify the specific challenges of your transition, formulate achievable goals, and develop strategies to reach those goals.

Give Us a Call Today to Further Your Recovery:

Contact us for a free ½ hour consultation at our counseling office in Vancouver