Counselling is best defined as meaningful therapeutic conversations.

Counselling allows you to examine issues of concern in a safe, supportive, confidential setting. Working one-on-one with a trained counsellor can help you gain an understanding of how to meet the various challenges you face in your life. Counselling can help you clarify a situation, get in touch with your feelings around an issue, explore options and help you gather your strengths to deal with the issue. Often simply having the opportunity to fully express yourself and be deeply heard can have a profoundly positive effect on your thoughts and feelings and help you regain your confidence and balance. Studies have shown that counselling is particularly effective in alleviating symptoms of anxiety, stress and depression, but there is virtually no subject that cannot be addressed. Significant benefits can be achieved in a few sessions, even one well- focussed session can help.

Counselling is not based on the assumption that a person is sick and in need of curing. More to the point it emphasises and understands that people become discouraged in life and need encouragement. Counselling meets this need and helps people to get more out of life. It is the client/therapist relationship which acts as a catalyst for change. Counselling offers the recipient an opportunity to heal through genuine dialogue and meaningful conversation. There are many counseling styles each one offering differing perspectives. Essentially they all collectively contribute to a broad spectrum of therapeutic kindness.