Adult Children Of Alcoholics Quiz Results – Level 2
You Don’t Have to Do This Alone
Maybe you have noticed things aren’t going as well as they were before. With the guidance of a professional, many of these issues can be resolved and your life experience can be so much more fulfilling. Professional counseling does not mean you are crazy, weak or that you will need help forever. Being able to discuss your experiences with an outside person allows you new perspectives and more options for change.
Professional support is time with an unbiased person that is listening to understand your struggles and not listening to respond. Many of us feel that we don’t need it or it isn’t that bad, or even that it will all work itself out eventually. Why wait on eventually or what if eventually never comes? Why wait when a counselor can give you tools to make life better now? Make the effort to raise your self-esteem and clear out the obstacles that are in your way.
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Our parents have an impact on our behavior in ways that we may not even realize. When a parent is an alcoholic, the impact on their children can have consequences that follow them into adulthood. Some adults may not even see the impact it has had in their life. When you have grown up in an environment raised by caregivers who struggled with alcoholism, you can develop a set of coping skills in order to survive. These skills directly contribute to your sense of survival and serve a purpose at the time, but when that time has passed, how do you get away from that normal? Staying in that sense of survival from childhood can translate into relationship issues and mental health concerns in adulthood.
As mental health professionals right here in Northeast Louisiana, we are recognizing a need for mental health support like never before. We are all so used to living with a need of survival and feelings of helplessness that we have made our normal lifestyle. Finding Solace Counseling has created a space to help you bring a new normal to your life where you don’t have to feel like you are in a constant state of survival. If you were struggling with your physical health, you would not (or at least should not) wait to seek help from a professional. There is no reason for your mental health to be any different. Whether it is a sore throat or body aches, a depressed mood, or feeling anxious, there are professionals there to help.