WHAT IS COUNSELLING?
EVERYONE CAN GAIN SOME BENEFIT
Firstly, anyone and everyone can gain some benefit from counselling, no matter what your age, gender, ethnic origin, religious or cultural background and no matter whether you are able-bodied or otherwise.
SAFE AND ACCEPTING SPACE
Counselling practice occurs within a private and confidential environment where within this safe, secure and accepting space, your problems can be thoroughly explored at your own pace.
WORKING TOWARD A HAPPIER LIFE
The aim of counselling is not to give you advice but to offer you a supportive relationship where you can feel safe to explore how you are feeling and what may feel right for you. During this process the counsellor attempts to help you to gain greater understanding of the challenges you may face in addition to identifying any options available to you that may assist you in working towards a happier life.
NUMEROUS MODELS OF COUNSELLING
Although there are numerous models of counselling in use today in the UK, despite variations in theory and method, each model is nonetheless unified in its aim of achieving a similar outcome.