Psychology Practice

Chronic Pain Counselling

Chronic pain is a complex and debilitating condition that affects millions worldwide, often enduring for months or even years. Unlike acute pain, which serves as a warning signal of injury or illness, chronic pain persists long after the initial injury has healed, becoming a condition in its own right. It can manifest in various forms, from musculoskeletal discomfort to neuropathic sensations, impacting daily functioning, mobility, and overall quality of life.

How Chronic Pain Affects Emotional Wellbeing:

In addition to physical symptoms, chronic pain can also have a huge emotional impact on any sufferers, including:

  • Increased Stress: Living with chronic pain can lead to heightened stress levels as individuals grapple with constant discomfort and uncertainty about their condition.
  • Depression & Anxiety: The persistent nature of chronic pain can contribute to feelings of hopelessness, sadness, and anxiety, as individuals struggle to cope with the physical and emotional toll of their condition.
  • Sleep Disturbances: Sleep disturbances are common among those with chronic pain, as discomfort often interferes with the ability to fall asleep or stay asleep, leading to fatigue and exacerbating emotional symptoms.
  • Impact on Self-Esteem: Chronic pain can erode self-esteem and self-worth, as individuals may feel limited by their condition and struggle to engage in activities they once enjoyed.

Here at Angsana Psychology, we offer counselling services tailored to individuals living with chronic pain. Our approach focuses on addressing the unique emotional and psychological challenges associated with chronic pain, empowering clients to regain control and improve their overall well-being.

Chronic Pain Counselling Norwich

Our experienced clinical psychologist Dr Jinnie Ooi provides a safe and supportive environment for clients to explore their feelings, develop coping strategies, and enhance your resilience in managing chronic pain. Through evidence-based techniques such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and pain management strategies, we work collaboratively with clients to alleviate emotional distress, improve coping skills, and enhance quality of life despite chronic pain.

Contact Our Chronic Pain Therapist

If you or a loved one are struggling with chronic pain, we are here to provide compassionate support and guidance on your journey towards healing and recovery. Contact our chronic pain therapist in Norwich today, where we will discuss your physical and mental health, and your therapy goals.

Book a 15-Minute Consultation