Throughout our lives many of us encounter emotional difficulties which we find difficult to resolve, we can feel isolated. We find ourselves struggling to cope with our feelings.
Counselling provides a safe and comfortable environment where an individual can explore problems, thoughts, feelings, or inner conflicts that may be affecting their life.
The relationship between client and counsellor is an imperative component of counselling. It is important that the client feels comfortable with the counsellor. The counsellor will listen empathically, without judging, and help the client explore any personal issues, problems or feelings in a safe and confidential setting.
The aim of the counsellor is to improve the emotional well being of the client.
Counselling can help with many issues including:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) offers a therapeutic approach that addresses dysfunctional emotions, maladaptive behaviors and cognitive processes.
It is a talking therapy that can help manage problems by changing thinking and behavioural patterns. CBT deals with current problems rather than focusing on the issues from the past. It looks at developing practical ways to improve mood and control anxiety on a daily basis.
CBT is an effective therapy for many issues including:
Hypnotherapy induces a relaxed state of mind in order to increase motivation patterns or change behavior.
It has proved effective for:
We have qualified supervisors who offer one to one or group supervision for counsellors and students.
They can provide college reports or any work / placement reports that are required.
The purpose of supervision is to ensure the effectiveness of the counsellor / client relationship and provide reflection and development for the counsellor for the benefit of the counselling relationship.
All supervisors are members of the BACP and work within their ethical guidelines.
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