Dealing with Loneliness

LonelinessAll of us feel lonely at some or the other point in our lives. Loneliness is basically a feeling of hollowness or emptiness. At times, you may feel separated or isolated from the society and the people whom you were in contact with. Loneliness can become a major problem for people who have been oppressed because of their looks or weaknesses. They might feel deserted and depressed as the society does not accept them as they are. So, to cope up with such issues without getting depressed, counseling DC becomes important.

There are two reasons people feel lonely. One might be missing a particular person physically and another involves feeling alone and detached from people. Sometimes, people feel isolated even emotionally, though they have people around them. If you are experiencing any of these situations, counseling DC sessions can help you a lot. These sessions can assist you in coming out of this lonely and lost feeling.

To fight loneliness, counseling DC therapists might ask you to try volunteering at a local community center, where you can work for a good cause while socializing. By doing this, you can meet new people and share your interests. Meeting new people can be fun and entertaining too. You will also be able to spend your time in a productive manner, rather than wasting it. Through counseling DC sessions, you can try your best to bring happiness and satisfaction to your life.

Some counseling DC therapists might even advice you to strengthen your existing relationships. Even if you find that your family and friends are not being very supportive about what you do, try talking them through it. Most counseling DC therapists also suggest you to get a pet. If you live alone, getting a pet home can provide you companionship and eliminate loneliness.

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Our fees are between $200-$400 for 50 minutes, depending on your counselor. We do not accept insurance, meaning we are not "in-network" with any health plans.
However, many of our clients submit claims to their out-of-network health insurance and receive 40-60% reimbursement.