Feeling lonely can impact on your mental health, loneliness is not the same as being alone. You can feel lonely around people for many different reasons, this could be that you don’t feel heard, understood, you don’t believe you can be your true self.

Feelings of loneliness may mean that you have lowered self-esteem. Through counselling you have a chance to consider your thoughts, feelings and look to what might help support you to feel less lonely.

You may find it helpful to think about some of the tips that I have written about in my blog – loneliness is not being alone.

A picture with people who are on their own.