I am sorry to hear that recently you have been struggling with the sexual assault you experienced three years ago. It's wonderful to hear that you engaged in counselling for one year with West CASA. It sounds like the counselling was very helpful and supportive for you.
When individuals have experienced sexual assault, sometimes they will feel like they are coping very well, and other times they will struggle. What is really helpful is being able to identify what it is that you need to do to cope and manage better day to day. Sometimes in counselling, we may find we need to review what skills and coping strategies are working for us, and which are not. At times, if we get used to relying on specific strategies, they can lose its effect, and make us feel stuck. The fact that you have thought about considering speaking to someone is a positive step forward.
I can imagine that there are many counselling services that have long waiting lists and times, please don't be discouraged though, as there are services out there that you could contact for in the moment support/single session counselling. That is at least until you're able to see a counsellor. You might find a call sufficient enough to both learn about and incorporate a new coping mechanism or two into your daily routine. You might also find it a relief to be able to express how it is that you're feeling.
Some 24/7 counselling helplines that you could contact are:
Sexual Assault Crisis Line - 1800 806 292
1800 RESPECT - 1800 737 732
All in all, I do wish you the best of luck, and I do hope that you will be able to find the support you need from a counsellor.
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