What is Counselling?
Counselling is a type of therapy that helps people explore their thoughts, feelings, and emotions to better understand themselves and the issues they're facing. It can help people learn how to cope with stress, anxiety, and other mental health issues. Counselling can also help people improve their relationships and communication skills.
What Are the Benefits of Counselling?
There are many benefits to counselling, including:
- Improved mental health
- Increased self-awareness
- Better coping skills
- Improved communication skills
- Improved relationships
- Better stress management
- Increased self-esteem
- Improved sense of well-being
If you avoid seeking counselling when you need it, you may find that your mental health deteriorates, your stress levels increase, and your relationships suffer. Seeking counselling can help you prevent these negative outcomes.
What Happens During Counselling?
During counselling, you will meet with a counsellor or psychologist to discuss the issues you're facing. You will be encouraged to talk about your thoughts, feelings, and experiences. The counsellor will help you to understand your thoughts and feelings and to develop new perspectives on your problems. You will also learn new coping and problem-solving skills.
Counselling is usually provided in weekly sessions, each lasting 50 minutes. It can be provided in individual or group sessions, depending on your needs.
All counsellors and therapists associated with Breathe Counselling Perth are engaged in regular professional development, counselling and psychology supervision. Our counsellors are members of either or both ACA (Australian Counselling Association) and PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia).