Whether you are contemplating an abortion of have already gone through the process to terminate a pregnancy, you may be left with psychological problems that come as a result of the procedure.
Depending upon your personal circumstances, you may think that you cannot talk to anyone about the way that you are feeling and this can build up into a block of troubled thoughts and anxieties.
You may be experiencing a mix of guilt, anger, depression, loss and grief or a great many more distressing feelings. It’s possible that you had a great deal of stress in your life at the time you decided to go ahead with the termination and this may have put a strain upon you and those around you, including your partner. If you are now left feeling bereft, isolated and alone then discussing your feelings openly and confidentially is paramount to your mental wellbeing.
A therapist can help
A trained psychoanalyst or therapist can help by discussing your mix of feelings with you. Being removed from the situation, they can provide you with an objective viewpoint that will enable you to evaluate your present circumstances. They can look at all sides of your story and consider your life up to the point that you made the decision and afterwards. If your relationship is suffering they can also work as a mediator, enabling both of you to talk openly and frankly; releasing any negative thoughts that are being hidden. By providing you with insight and a mix of coping mechanisms, you will feel your stress released within a supportive and understanding environment.
If you would like us to put you in touch with a counsellor who can help you to deal with your abortion please contact us and we will identify a practitioner that is suitable for you and who will be able to assist.