Definitions of Counselling

Counseling is a process of assisting and guiding clients by a trained person on a professional basis to resolve person’s social or psychological problems. Counseling can be defined as a relatively short-term interpersonal theory based process of helping persons who are basically psychologically healthy resolve developmental and situational problems. Counseling is a process that stimulates client’s personality towards maturity. Counseling offers professional assistance to people who are troubled – whether in their...


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Psychological Councelling


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Telephone Counseling

Telephone Counseling refers to any type of psychological service performed over the telephone. Telephone counseling ranges from individual, couple or group psychotherapy with a professional therapist to psychological first aid provided by para-professional counselors. In-person therapists often advise clients to make use of telephone crisis counseling to provide the client with an avenue to obtain support outside of therapy if they cannot be reached in an emergency or at the conclusion of a therapeutic relationship....
 


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The Counselling Process

The Counseling Process may consist of one to several sessions. Session The length of the sessions is usually 1 hour, when required 1 1/2 hours. The number of sessions depends on several factors e.g. the type of problem, willingness to change, availability to attend regular sessions, and many other variables. Individual sessions may, at some point, include other people such as relatives, if necessary. Family sessions may include all members of the family together and/or it may include various combinations at different times....
 


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Benefits of Counselling

In difficult times, counseling helps people to focus on life with a new perspective. When someone feels alone, sad, anxious or overwhelmed, exploring, clarifying and expressing painful feelings and thoughts may help the individual to obtain a greater emotional strength, while improving some methods of relating and communicating. The benefits of managing your difficulties include: A feeling of well being Raised levels of energy and sharpness of mind Increased self-esteem and confidence An awareness of direction and a feeling...


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