People often ask “what is the difference between Psychotherapy and Counselling”? It is a good question, as people generally want the best type of therapy they can receive. Although the differences between the two are largely in terms of how they are practised and experienced, the distinctions appear quite small to clients entering therapy. As a new client, it’s important to understand that there is no choice as to which therapy you commence. Ultimately, how you are feeling and what you want to achieve will guide the therapeutic care you receive.
Psychotherapy is a process of personal development that is aimed at increasing the sense of meaning and well-being in life. It instigates growth and maturity, which not only alleviates symptoms but also fosters a capacity to feel connected and in-tune with life. As inner conflicts are resolved, authentic values, feelings and desires are discovered, restoring a sense of harmony