Archive for April, 2016

Posted by Mitchell Plate at April 5, 2016

Category: Counselling Services


In the fast moving world people come across many problems on a daily basis. Problems today are unexpected and not very happy ones. All these problems vary in the degree that they can cause stress in individuals and it also depends on how long they are exposed to these negative situations. Most of these problems can be solved or avoided. However natural disasters are a problem that cannot be solved nor avoided. Natural disasters can be in the form of earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, landslides, and many more. Natural disasters can happen at any time. It happens when you least expect it. Natural disasters come without an early warning. Next thing you know is that you are in the dawn of an earthquake.

Aftermath of Natural Disasters

When natural disasters take place, it affects the lives of people in many ways. It could take the life away of loved ones, it could injure people in severe ways, and it can also destroy property. These outcomes therefore disrupts families, their status, and their social identity. People end up without food, clothes, and even a house. Most people who experience such traumas undergo severe mental instabilities, they get stressed and depressed. Mother or father is left with only one child, sometimes only child is living or only one or both parents. These results in damage to any person in different ways at different levels.

Recovering from the Impact

Although prevention of natural disasters is next to impossible, there are many methods available to help recover the broken state of mind of the people who have been through natural disasters. An example is an individual who survives a hurricane. He would see the storm just above his house, see it destroy everything around him. During this time many thoughts can run through his head and the very next moment, when he realizes that he survived, the euphoria he would experience, the relief he would feel for surviving, or the disappointment for not saving the people around him. Whichever thought that he experiences, it would have an impact on his mental state. Sometimes the best thing a person can do in the aftermath is talk to somebody about their experience, and that someone could be a clinical psychologist in Sydney. It would help them deal with how they got affected.

Motivation and Survival

People who go through this trauma will be in shocked state of mind, so to help people come out of this mental state counselling is a very effective tool. When you tell someone your problem you make room for recovery. Anxiety Solutions CBT Psychology Practice provides counselling services that can help you out emotionally. It not only helps you overcome your grief but most importantly it helps you get rid of the guilty feeling you carry. It would motivate you to start out with your life again, even if not for yourself, for the survivors who still look up to you.