Initial Release Date: 04-11-2017
Last Updated: 17-11-2017
We are all humans
We are all humans and we all have issues or problems at some stage of our lives. Whether you like it or not, it is true.
When we have issues or problems, many of us will approach our peers or family. However, they may not be able to provide an objective point or suggestion. Then the seconding choice can be approaching counselling service.
Counselling is a process which explores many aspects of clients’ lives and feelings, reducing confusion by talking openly and freely. The process will safe and confidential.
What does counsellor do?
What do counsellors do? In general, counsellors are trained to listen to your issues or problem with empathy; and they will also help deal with your negative thought or difficult feelings. Put it in this way, they just put themselves in your shoes.
They help clients with exploring many aspects of clients’ life and feeling by having conversation openly and freely. Additionally, they also assist clients uncovering clients’ own insight and understanding their own problem (Some people call it self-disclosure).
What does counsellor not to do?
Most importantly, Counsellor will not be judgemental and they will not be emotional during a counselling session.
“Well, will counsellors give advice to clients?”
No, they don’t. They won’t give clients advice or checklist of things.
Instead, they will provide clients with tools (or plans). The tools (or plans) will help clients to resolve their problem on their own. As you can see, they won’t attempt to sort out the problems of clients.