Counseling and Psychotherapy

Counseling and psychotherapy consist of different ways of responding to a wide range of human psychological and behavioral needs. They provide help for those, who want to lead a more satisfying and effective lives.

The situations where Counseling and Psychotherapy can help are
  • Distressful or unhappy situations which are associated with day to day living
  • Where people feel a need to change, but feel disempowered to change

Some issues that counseling and psychotherapy could help are
  • Lack in Self-esteem, Self confidence
  • Problems in relationships
  • Lack of Assertiveness leading to bullying and exploitation
  • Problems in handling change, transitions, loss
  • Problems with addiction and drug abuse
  • Phobias
  • General feelings of uneasiness, anxiety, fear, guilt etc.

What could be common for people seeking counseling and psychotherapy are feelings of confusion, distress, confusion, unhappiness, uncertainty which could be alleviated by the therapeutic methods offered by counseling and psychotherapy.

These therapeutic methods include and are not restricted to
  • Empathetic deep listening
  • Use of art and drama therapy
  • Constructive role plays
  • Effective and empowering questioning, which increases the self- awareness of the client
  • Exploring possible solutions along with the client
  • Directive and leading Cognitive processes which can bring in useful changes in thinking and perception

The basic tenets of Counseling and Psychotherapy include
  • Autonomy of the client
  • Respecting the uniqueness of the client
  • Using the underlying energy and resources of the client to bring in healing naturally and effectively