Global indicators show that the most affected has been our mental health because of the sudden changes and the quick adjustment to the new normal.

Fear and anxiety about the disease has been overwhelming and caused strong emotions both in adults and children. This is coupled with t job loss, financial uncertainty, home schooling, parenting issues and domestic violence.

Counselling is a relationship between a client (one experiencing an uncomfortable situation) and a counsellor. It uses theories, techniques and skills proven over years through research.

The goals of counselling include:

Helping a person adjust to difficult circumstances

Educating to enhance behaviour modification

Disputing irrational or conflicting beliefs

Assisting in adaptation that provides symptom relief

Supporting problem resolution

Supporting rational decision making