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What is Counselling?

Counselling is a collaborative and confidential process where individuals work with a trained counsellor to explore their thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. Through empathetic listening, guidance, and evidence-based techniques, counsellors provide support in navigating life's difficulties, fostering personal growth, and developing coping strategies.

Counselling FAQ

Counselling sessions typically involve open and non-judgmental dialogue between you and your counsellor. Your counsellor will listen attentively, offer insights, and guide you through exploration of your thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Together, you'll work towards understanding your concerns and developing coping strategies or solutions.

The duration of counselling varies depending on individual needs and goals. Some people may find resolution in a few sessions, while others may benefit from longer-term therapy. Your counsellor will work with you to establish a personalized treatment plan that fits your timeline and objectives.

Yes, counselling sessions are confidential. This means that the information you share with your counsellor is protected by confidentiality laws and will not be disclosed without your consent, except in specific circumstances where there is a risk of harm to yourself or others.

Counselling may be covered by health insurance, but coverage varies depending on your insurance plan and provider. It's advisable to check with your insurance company to understand your coverage options, including any copayments or limitations on the number of sessions.

Yes, counselling can be conducted online if clients find it more convenient. The counsellor will send clients the Zoom link prior to the session. Clients can communicate with the counsellor for up to an hour per session. However, for children and teenagers, the counsellor would recommend face-to-face sessions to achieve the best outcomes.

It is advisable to conduct an intake assessment session before counselling, especially for child and teen clients. This preliminary step assists the counsellor in aligning with the clients' counselling goals prior to commencing therapeutic interventions.

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