ONE OF THE KEY OBJECTIVES OF PSYCHOTHERAPY IS TO HELP YOU GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE ISSUES THAT ARE TROUBLING YOU.
Psychotherapy is a type of therapy used to treat emotional problems and mental health conditions. It involves talking to a trained therapist, in a one-to-one situation. It allows you to look deeper into your problems and worries, and deal with troublesome habits and a wide range of mental disorders, such as depression Psychotherapy usually involves talking, but sometimes other methods may be used – for example, art, music, drama and movement.
Psychotherapy can help you discuss feelings you have about yourself and other people, particularly family and those close to you. You will meet your therapist regularly, usually once a week, for several weeks, Individual sessions last about 50 minutes.
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. Sometimes the term “counselling” is used to refer to talking therapies in general, but counselling is also a type of therapy in its own right.
Psychotherapy and Counselling are beneficial for:-
- Self esteem and lack of confidence
- Self Harm