Counsellors help people to explore feelings and emotions that are often related to their experiences. This allows clients to reflect on what is happening to them and consider alternative ways of doing things.
Counsellors work in a confidential setting and listen attentively to their clients. They offer them the time, … Continue reading
Introduction to Terms
The pattern of sessions has a predictable rhythm with an introduction, information gathering, discussion and a conclusion.
Active listening happens when you “listen for meaning”. The listener says very little but conveys much interest. The listener only speaks to find out if a statement (or two … Continue reading
Not everybody who calls themselves ‘counsellor’ can provide professional counselling services in all over the world. There is no regulatory body or association for governing the practice of counselling in Nigeria and many other countries. This has unfortunately led to anybody with or without formal training, calling themselves as counsellors.
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‘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 or enhance their wellbeing.’
Counselling is not distinct from psychotherapy. There is a tendency … Continue reading
Sometimes making the right decision over certain issues becomes confusing, in fact the parties at the center of the happenings might not be able to make the right decision. Its difficult to think right when a lot are happening around you and making decisions at this junction could be detrimental. … Continue reading