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What is Psychotherapy and Counselling?

The terms Psychotherapy and Counselling are often used inter-changeably. They are both talking based therapies which encourage the exploration of emotions in order to gain insight into feelings and patterns of behaviour. Counselling explores our worldview, how we construct our reality, our hidden assumptions and expectations and how these shape ‘limits’ within our world; it is about developing self awareness. Self awareness is key in maintaining well being through honest reflection about how you feel and why.

Counselling is undertaken in a safe, friendly and non-judgemental space, providing you with the opportunity to talk and reflect on whatever you like.

It is a process in which you are able to explore your thoughts and feelings, acknowledge emotions, develop new insights, formulate goals, generate a stronger sense of identity and direction or make plans of action.

Often counselling is a person’s first experience of being truly open about how they think and feel, without fear of being judged. It can be experienced as a huge release.

 

To book a session you can contact me at;

e. beth@centreforemotionalhealth.com

t. 0208 144 0536

m. 07906 832 952

Traditional indoor sessions are available in Herne Hill, outdoors sessions are available in Brockwell Park and Sydenham Hill Wood.

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