What is Counselling
20th November, 20080 Comments
Clients come to counselling because they may have a crisis, troubles, doubts, difficulties, frustrations & concerns. These are labeled as "Problems", problems that cause emotional turmoil to which the client is unable to come to terms with or deal with on their own. By coming to a counsellor you can get the help you need to manage these problems more effectively.
In order not to be frightened or overwhelmed, we need to have an understanding of why we are in such a state and what we can do ourselves to come to terms with these issues.
The waters of life are not always calm or easy to negotiate by oneself. The counsellor is there to gradually loosen and open up the client, enabling them to recognize any blind spots they may have missed and to help them become more effective in dealing with issues.
This is achieved by the development of trust between you the client and the counsellor. Over a period of time in safe, comfortable surroundings, by using our skills and listening to you and what you have to say, this trust is the secure base from which we will progress to help you, help yourself.
Why choose counselling?
This is the decision you, and you alone have to make.
Counselling is not a quick fix, several sessions or more may be required depending on these issues, concerns, etc for which you wish to come to counselling for.
Attendance is of great importance; you need to make the time available for counselling sessions on a regular basis, so that we may progress forward with your concerns or issues.
If you are shy, uneasy about talking to a stranger, well relax, we are not hear to judge you or to tell you what to do.
Counselling can help you manage your problems in living more effectively and to develop unused resources and missed opportunities, together we can work through whatever issues you may have.
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