Like women and teenagers, men also go through rough times in life that sometimes traumatize them. In the past, men were seen as masculine and couldn’t express their emotions. Today that has changed because men can see a counsellor and open up about the rough patches in their lives. They have gained the confidence to talk about serious issues that make them feel angry and out of control. By visiting a counsellor, men intend to build a relationship, gain the counselor’s trust and feel better after a few visits. Here are surprising benefits for men’s counselling.
The counsellor’s goal is to guide them and offer solutions to help men overcome their problems and live a smoother life. Because counsellors are professionals, they know the strategies to use, share their thoughts, and expect that their male clients’ behavior improves with time. With an improved quality of life, men live longer, healthier, and happier.
Sometimes, men are low in mood due to stress, work, fatigue, and fights with their partners. Thus, they need to be understood so that they can live better lives. Counsellors know that men need to be understood, and that’s why they show empathy during men’s counselling. In turn, men feel appreciated, open up and get solutions to their problems. This way, men are happier and have a better mood. A good mood is vital at work because men need to interact with colleagues and family at home.
When married men are stressed and have a problem in their relationship, it affects intimacy with their partners. Poor sex life in a marriage can affect a relationship and even lead to a divorce. To avoid problems in their homes and improve their sexual relationship, men should visit a counsellor to address their issues. Counsellors help them connect better with their partners and significantly improve their sex life, strengthening their relationships.
Men with low self-esteem have challenges in how they feel about themselves and others. Thus, they always have a deep feeling of being alone because they can’t interact with others freely. They think other people are better than them, fail to accept compliments, feel depressed, and can contemplate suicide. Counsellors help such men by changing their thinking so that they improve their self-image and think positively. This way, they build their confidence, set their life goals, overcome toxic masculinity and improve their social behavior.
Accumulating many negative thoughts in mind can lead to stress and depression. Men with issues at work, in their relationships, or who recently lost a job can easily fall into depression. However, a visit to a trained counsellor can help them get relief from depression. By opening up what they are going through, counsellors can advise them how to approach each problem and deal with it. After a few visits to a counsellor, these men are happier because they know how to deal with life problems.
Virtuous Circle Counselling offers the best Counselling in Calgary for men. Why don’t you try us today?
We are currently accepting new clients however being a good fit is everything in a therapeutic alliance. When you’re ready, please contact us for a free 30-minute phone consultation to see if we match your needs and goals.