"It lifts a whole weight off your shoulders talking to a professional about your worries "

About: Inclusion Matters Liverpool

(as the patient),

It took me years to finally pluck up the courage to seek help. I always thought that my problems weren't big enough to receive therapy. I felt selfish and ungrateful for being unhappy. However, after being asked by a member of my family to get help, this made me realise I was affecting those around me which made me feel incredibly guilty.

I only had 3 sessions with IM, however I felt so much better just after the first. Talking to a professional about your worries lifts a whole weight off your shoulders as they don't know you therefore can't judge! They make you see things from a completely different perspective which enables you to think differently. Which is what I needed.

My main problem was not having a great relationship with myself. These sessions focused on improving this relationship. And with this, helping me to deal with all the other worries/concerns I have/had.

I understand that IM might not work for everyone. I was certain I was never going to try it. But when I finally stopped being stubborn and gave it a go, I realised it was one of the best decisions I've made!

Although my sessions are over, I still need to work a lot on myself and the 'tools' I've received from IM are helping me work a lot quicker.

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Response from Paul Evans, Manager, Inclusion Matters Wirral

Dear Fountain856

I am delighted that we have been able to support you in addressing your difficulties and that you have found our intervention helpful. We here at IMW wish you well for the future.

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