In our modern world, everyday there is a certain upsurge in the number of people who are suffering from mental health concerns. At the present stage, 450 million people worldwide have a mental health problem and that accounts to more than 1 in every 16 people. In Australia, 45% of the adults will experience a mental illness at some stage of their lives. Several factors may be responsible for this sudden distress. Inequality, social exclusion, and extreme stress are just some of those factors that are known to take toll on mental health. Depression has also been suggested to affect 1 in every 5 older people who live in the community and 2 in every 5 living in old age care homes. Loneliness is older age poses a higher health risk than life-time smoking. Further, the rates of increasing mental health concerns have also been noted to have doubled after the event of an emergency like war or natural disasters. Also, financial crises and suicide attempts have rose sharply in the recent past.
Clinical mental health counsellors are the highly skilled professional who provide with flexible, client-oriented therapy. They are professionals who combine traditional psychotherapy with a practical, problem-solving approach that creates a vibrant and a proficient path for change and problem resolution. A counsellor generally takes into account a developmental perspective that people grow and change throughout their lives. Professional counsellors understand the principles of human development, psychology, and mental health, and are able to effectively help you build back those relationships with people from diverse cultures. Clinical mental health counsellors are skilled in their assessment of their patients based on the situations, they perform a complete diagnosis and provide treatment that varies from one mental health disorder to the other. These professional health counsellors can be found at various settings such as mental health clinics, human or social service agencies, educational settings, hospitals, businesses, or private practices.
PPsych on the sunshine coast provides with a range of counselling services which includes issues like depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship difficulties, eating disorders, phobias, stress, improving your personal well-being, body image problems, anger management, post-traumatic stress disorder, sleep problems, panic disorder, and social phobias. Their professional psychology service is based on the sunshine coast at Peregian Beach and they provide with reliable and evidence based clinical psychological treatment options to children and adults.