Counselling has been described as the art of listening constructively.
Most counsellors do not aim to influence their clients in a particular direction, but to help them explore the options open to them.
Counselling provides an opportunity for a client to work towards living a more satisfying and resourceful way.
Counselling can help a wide range of problems including:
If you feel you would benefit from counselling you can self refer to local services here. Alternatively you can discuss it with your doctor or visit the Live Well Kent website for more information
Before a counselling session begins the counsellor should clarify with the client:
All that takes place between the counsellor and client is treated with respect, discretion and in confidence.
Many counsellors are members of the British Association for Counselling. The association aims to:
COUNSELLING IN EDUCATION
Counselling in Education is an organisation for anyone involved in any aspect of education:
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