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Men's mental health

Unlock Your Emotional Well-Being: A Journey to improved Mental Health


Acorn Counselling Therapy

Men's mental health is often neglected due to the stigma attached to it. However, it's crucial to acknowledge emotions and embrace vulnerability to build fulfilling relationships.


Start a journey with therapy to become a more authentic and empowered version of yourself by taking care of your mental health.


Acorn Counseselling Therapy, offers in-person and online psychotherapeutic counselling to people in Brighton and Hove and across the UK.

Embrace the Power of Your Emotions for a Healthier, Happier Life

Why Men's Mental Health Matters

Society often encourages stoicism, acknowledging and exploring your emotions is a strength, not a weakness. Ignoring mental health can impact every aspect of your life, from personal relationships to professional success. 

Building Healthy Relationships

By learning to communicate effectively, express your needs, and create supportive relationships, you can contribute to your overall happiness. Let's work together to develop these skills and improve your relationships.

Breaking free from male stereotypes

Influenced by male role-models in their family and society, men's emotional expression is conditioned. Challenging these norms, men can break free from archaic beliefs about how they should be and live life with greater autonomy. 

Men experience anxiety and depression as a result of different types of issues like;

  • Family issues

  • Processing feelings

  • Purpose in life

  • Life pressures

  • The roles they have

  • Lack of choices

  • Sense of duty

  • Fear of looking weak

  • Expectations of others

  • Lack of autonomy

  • Abuse

  • Witnessing violence

  • Bullying                                         

  • Self-esteem

  • Self-confidence

  • Sexuality

  • Gender identity

  • Relationship problems

  • Loneliness and isolation

  • Stress and anxiety

  • Secrecy or openness

  • Communication style

  • Personal loss

  • Lack of direction

  • Lack of control

  • Intimacy

Transactional Analysis (TA) is a psychotherapeutic approach that enables individuals to identify and challenge negative patterns, break free from destructive cycles, and develop healthier relationships. By exploring societal expectations through the 'Parent,' 'Adult,' and 'Child' ego states, men can redefine masculinity on their own terms, promoting empathy, and dismantling harmful stereotypes. Ultimately, TA can contribute to a more positive and nuanced mental health landscape for men.

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