Hello Eilidh Girl, lovely to hear back from you.
' Maybe if I’d looked after myself better I’d cope better', that's what we always aim for, but at times and on many occasions this just isn't possible because somewhere and/or somehow we are still struggling on a specific point or in general, and can easily change from one day to another, so when we talk with the counsellors, a problem may be raised that's just happened, but what happened yesterday may be avoided because of lack of time.
Talking with others, there is no rush to discuss these problems or what you want to say about yourself, so this is where you are able to relate much better to your situation, but we still need the help and guidance from a qualified person.
We are here to listen to what you want to say and please don't be afraid as we have all struggled ourselves.
My Best thoughts.