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Survivor: Colorectal (Bowel) Cancer
Topic: Emotional Support
How do you know if you need counselling?
I'm a six year cancer survivor with Lynch syndrome and I've never had any kind of counselling but I wonder if it would be helpful for me. The thing is, I feel fine right now but I go through phases when I feel anxious and down about everything that's happened, and I think I have lower self-esteem than I used to. I don't like my body or feel like me anymore. I find it weird when people act like they want to be friends with me. But I don't know if I have enough of a problem to need counselling because a lot of the time I'm fine. I'm just confused - has anyone else been in a similar situation?