Counselling is a talking therapy, that aims to help an individual overcome emotional pain, and deal with any negative thoughts and feelings they may be experiencing. Counselling provides a regular space that is a safe, confidential environment, for you to explore and express yourself without fear of being judged. A counsellor is not there to give you advice, but to help you find your own insight and understanding to your problems.
Psychotherapy, like counselling is an umbrella term, which covers a range of talking therapies. Instead of narrowing in on individual problems, psychotherapy considers overall patterns of thoughts and behaviours. This can involve working at a deeper level, looking into the past and even exploring one’s childhood. Because of the depth of work, psychotherapy generally has a longer duration than counselling.
Life coaching can help with virtually any aspect of someone’s life. It is motivational, inspiring, positive, and action driven. A life coach will help you look at where you are now and where you would like to be. Regardless of what you would like to achieve, they will empower you so that you can make, meet, and exceed your goals in both your personal and professional life.