Counselling is a type of talking therapy that allows people to talk about their problems and any feelings in a safe, private and confidential environment. A counsellor is trained to listen with empathy, he or she can help you deal with any negative thoughts and feelings you have and overcome issues that are causing emotional pain. Counselling can help you understand yourself better and the way you think, which will ultimately help you develop a clearer understanding of your problems, and you will learn to recognize yourself, accept yourself, appreciate yourself, and boost up your personal growth. But in general it is a process people seek when they want to change something in their lives or simply explore their thoughts and feelings in more depth. Counselling help you discover your own insight and understanding of your problems assisting and advising you using the available sources to resolve them on your own.

Counsellor can analyze and discuss about your uneasy, uncomfortable feelings or mental disorder as well, then counsellor has to identify the root of the problem and find the solution to the problem. Counsellor will apply psychology knowledge and technique to help you discover the root of the problem, eliminate any negative thoughts and moods, rectify misbehavior, encourage positive patterns of thinking and behavior, build self-confidence and self-satisfaction, establish a new goal and improve yourself, which will ultimately restore your psychological well-being, improve your mental health and adaptability.

Counselling is a mental health supportive service for clients. The process that occurs when a client and counsellor set aside time in order to explore difficulties which may include the stressful or emotional feelings of the client, after that counsellor and client must work in cooperation with reconciling your issues. During the process, counsellor plays the leading role, whereas the client plays the main role to explore how these experience affect the current problem, see the opportunity in every difficulty or crisis, and see the silver lining from dark clouds. Counselling can also help you develop a better understanding of other people’ point of view, possibly from a different viewpoint. Counsellor speaks to a client with an objective viewpoint, he or she is there to support you and respect your views and help to you find ways of coping, which you can eventually present your best self in any situation and find the best life path and lifestyle that may befit you. Most importantly, it would be nice if client’s family members are willing to cooperate and coordinate as it will ameliorate the client’s situation and increase the likelihood of rehabilitation.

In conclusion, counselling is not there to lecture, manipulate or tell you what to do, but it is a relationship of trust. Counsellor is there to listen attentively to your problems, accept and respect your views, help you to explore and understand your problems or he or she may then look to create a plan of action to either help you reconcile your issues or help you to find ways of coping. Counsellor treat clients with respect, empathy, and sincerity to help you overcome your distorted thoughts, moods, and viewpoints. Eventually, you will have an epiphany and a determination of making changes to make your life better.

Counselling can help you resolve all sorts of mental problem you are keen to resolve. Every individual has different experience, history and resiliency. Counselling is meant to help clients build their resiliency, the ultimate goal is to help clients gain a better understanding of oneself, accept and appreciate yourself, strengthen your development, and uncover your potentials.

What can counselling help with?

Maladjustment, stress, loneliness, anxiety, depression, learning disability, social problem, relationship problem, problem of self-identification, career development, problem of mental health, emotional disturbance, etc.

The benefit of counselling

  • Dealing with issues preventing you from overcoming challenges and difficulties.
  • Eliminating negative moods and thoughts.
  • Coping with stress, trauma and crisis.
  • Strengthening family and social relationship.
  • Envisioning your future.