Counselling is a type of talking therapy that allows a person to talk about their problems and feelings in a confidential and dependable environment.
A counsellor is trained to listen with empathy (by putting themselves in your shoes). They can help you deal with any negative thoughts and feelings you have
Some psychological therapies are
- cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- and relationship therapy, which could be between members of a family, a couple, or work colleagues.
- Art therapy
- Behavioural thearapy
- Humanistic therapies
Counselling is mainly used for?
counselling can be used to help with many different mental health conditions, including:
- borderline personality disorder (BPD)
- obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- long-term illnesses
- eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia
- drug misuse
How counselling can help you?
counselling provides you a safe and regular space to talk and explore your difficult feelings. The counsellor is always there to support you and respect your views. They won't usually give advice, but he will help you to find your own insights into and understanding of your problems. counselling can help you in the situation like
breakdown relationship , work-related stress , sexual identity , issues preventing you achieving your ambitions , helping you worry less about things , understand yourself and your problems better ,feel more confident ,develop a better understanding of other people's points of view
Counselling is Not:
- Giving advice.
- Attempting to sort out the problems of the client.
- Expecting or encouraging a client to behave in a way in which the counsellor may have behaved when confronted with a similar problem in their own life.
- Getting emotionally involved with the client.
- Looking at a client's problems from your perspective, based on your own value system