Why Everyone Needs Counselling

This is a guest post from Nashedur Rahman, Writer and Blogger   Before ever going counselling I had a lot of preconceived ideas, that wasn’t founded on any rational grounding. I use to think that if you went counselling that there was something wrong with me or I wasn’t mentally stable. I didn’t like the idea that I wasn’t in control of my mental and emotional well being. To me, the idea of going to see a counsellor was sacrilege, and that somehow by going counselling, I’d given up on myself and needed help. Little did I know that the…

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Counselling & Psychotherapy

Counselling and psychotherapy are umbrella terms that cover a range of talking therapies. They are delivered by trained practitioners who work with people over a short or long term to help them bring about effective change and enhance their wellbeing. When looking for a counsellor or psychotherapist be sure to check that they are accredited members of a professional organisation such as the BACP. Counselling tends to be short-term with a specific goal in mind whereas psychotherapy tends to explore issues in greater depth. Both provide an opportunity to talk to a professional in complete confidence and both cover a…

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