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Psychological counselling services in Singapore

Counselling for men

Our psychologists and counsellors are here to help

Many men are hesitant to seek professional health care. Just the thought of speaking to someone can be a big source of worry for many men. Counselling for men is therapy that has been specifically tailored to address issues that men or boys might face. Society has made many men believe that being stoic and tough, not showing emotions is good. However, this can end up causing many to feel overwhelmed, feel lonely, start having panic attacks, or engage in unhealthy coping.

Sometimes mental health disorders in men are missed because men might cope differently than women.

Men might cope in ways that might appear to be “socially acceptable”, maybe through withdrawing, alcohol, substance, or distractions such as gaming, or work. However, these coping methods harm relationships, affect sleep, work, health, appetite, and might lead to even more negative impacts on their lives.

How do we know when to get help? There are a few symptoms that tell us that we are struggling. These symptoms may include:

  • Feeling of hopelessness in life
  • Loss of interest in activities that used to bring us joy
  • Increased fatigue
  • Sleeping too much or problems sleeping
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Changes in appetite and weight
  • Uncontrollable emotions
  • Suicidal thoughts

If you or someone you know are experiencing any of those problems, reach out to us. Our professional counsellors and psychologists are here to provide you with that safe and supportive space to talk about your problems and regain control of your life again.

We have partnered with a men’s health clinic who provides medical solutions for men. Together with Sire (https://thesire.sg) we want to promote help seeking behaviour in men and let all men know that there is hope. Let us help you overcome feelings of anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, and relationship issues today.

Source:

Seidler, Z. E., Rice, S. M., Ogrodniczuk, J. S., Oliffe, J. L., & Dhillon, H. M. (2018). Engaging Men in Psychological Treatment: A Scoping Review. American journal of men’s health, 12(6), 1882–1900. https://doi.org/10.1177/1557988318792157

Nierenberg, C. (2016, October 27). 7 ways depression differs in men and women. LiveScience.

https://www.livescience.com/56599-depression-differs-men-women-symptoms.html

 

Schimelpfening, N. (2020, November 30). What are the differences of depression symptoms between the sexes? Verywell Mind. https://www.verywellmind.com/difference-between-male-and-female-depression-symptoms-3892841


Team, the H. E. (2019, March 21). 9 depression symptoms to look out for. Healthline. https://www.healthline.com/health/depression/recognizing-symptoms#suicidalthoughts