Learn How to Manage Your Pain With Online Therapy
Are you struggling to control your pain mentally, physically or emotionally?
Pain management is a comprehensive approach to diagnosing, treating and controlling pain. It uses an individualised treatment plan to provide safe and effective options that can address the different aspects of pain.
Find out more about how we can help you manage your pain.
What is pain management?
Pain management is a comprehensive approach to diagnosing, treating and controlling pain physically, emotionally and mentally. It uses an individualised treatment plan to provide safe and effective options that can address the different aspects of pain. In a balanced approach to pain management, people with pain learn to manage the pain in safe, effective, responsible and healthy ways to improve or maintain their overall well-being.
Should I learn to put up with pain?
No, you should never think of pain as normal it is commonly a sign that something wrong is going on. Any type of pain, whether it is physical, mental, emotional or psychological can affect many aspects of your life. It is important to find out what is causing your pain in order for you to control it.
How can I talk about pain to my therapist?
Your therapist may ask you to tell him/her how your pain feels on a scale on 0-10. On this scale zero is no pain, one is hardly noticeable and ten is the worst possible pain you could ever imagine. Other common questions such as, how long have you had your pain? how long does you pain last? what makes the pain better? what makes the pain worse? may arise in order to measure your pain.
Is there anything I can to help relieve pain?
Yes. For example, concentrating on your breathing may ease pain. Everyday exercise can ease pain. Using click therapies, your therapist will work with you and pass on all of the techniques you require in order to manage your pain.
Can therapy help with my pain?
Yes. Pain can make you tired, anxious, depressed and grumpy. This can make the pain even worse, making you fall into a downward spiral. Living with pain is not easy and you can be your own worst enemy by being stubborn, not pacing your activities every day and not accepting your limitations.
Working with a therapist can be helpful to give you the coping mechanisms you need in order to manage and overcome your pain.
How long should I use your services?
This really depends on the severity of your mental health. However, we recommend our clients meet with their therapist for a minimum of six sessions in order to uncover some of the valuable lessons and teachings that you can begin to use in your day to day life that will help you to deal with your mental health for the rest of your life.
Can I choose my own therapist?
Does online therapy really work?
Absolutely! There are a wide selection of studies that prove online therapy is just as effective, if not more effective, than traditional face-to-face therapy. Our therapy provides you with the information, tools and guidance that you need to overcome your problems, with the help of your therapist.
How do I speak to my therapist?
You will communicate with your therapist via a secure, encrypted, online video call. The software we use is called Zoom which is really simple and easy to use. If at any point you would like to speak to somebody, you can contact us through our website and we’ll be on hand ASAP.
Is my information secured & confidential?
Yes! All of the information you provide is saved anonymously on our secure system that has been approved by the National Care Guidelines. Only you and your therapist will know what has been discussed. If you would like any information to be deleted or kept “off-record” simply let your therapist know and they’ll ensure everything is deleted straight away.