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Counselling and psychotherapy are both forms of talking therapy that involve working with a trained professional to explore personal thoughts, feelings, and behaviours in a confidential and safe environment. Both allow you a safe space to talk and work through the feelings and behaviours that are distressing or troubling to you, helping you to make sense of your experiences both current and past. Your therapist can then help you to develop healthy and effective coping strategies to deal with the ups and downs, and find new solutions to old problems.
Both forms of therapy involve a collaborative relationship between the therapist and the client and are considered to be effective forms of treatment for a wide range of emotional, psychological, and behavioural problems. The therapist will listen, ask questions, and provide guidance and support to help the client explore and understand their thoughts, feelings, and behaviours.
An integrative approach to therapy combines elements from different therapeutic models and techniques to create a treatment plan that is tailored to your specific needs and goals. This approach has the advantage that it allows the therapist to be responsive to your unique needs. Your therapy can be adapted to your progress and may change over time whilst still maintaining a coherent and effective treatment plan.
Our range of therapeutic approaches include CBT, DBT, Parts Therapy, Hypnotherapy (clinical and cognitive), Emotionally Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Gestalt, Psychodynamic, Mindfulness, REBT therapy, EMDR, and IEMT.
We can support you both face to face, online or a combination of the two.
Psychotherapy and counselling are similar yet different
Both are forms of talk therapy that involve working with a trained professional to explore personal thoughts, feelings, and behaviours in a confidential and safe environment. Whilst counselling tends to be shorter term, psychotherapy is usually more mid to long-term. Psychotherapy generally helps people with past issues that may be the underlying reasons for present behaviour. Counselling is often more focused on the present day challenges.
In counselling and psychotherapy you will be encouraged to:
- Talk about and clarify your problems and challenges
- Consider the consequences of various options
- Look towards the future changes and differences you wish to explore
- Acknowledge the impact of life events on your own well-being
- Help you deal with the challenges that life brings and you may be facing
What issues can counselling and psychotherapy help with?
Counselling can be helpful in a wide variety of situations such as:
- Conflict at work
- Low mood
- Health problems
- Lack of self-esteem
- Making decisions
- Coping in a crisis
- Feelings of inner conflict
- Loss of confidence & motivation
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