Counselling, also known as Psychotherapeutic Counselling or talk therapy, is a way to help people with a emotional difficulties and mental illnesses. Psychotherapy can help identify the issue and help or control the symptoms to improve well-being and healing.
Problems helped by psychotherapy range from difficulty in dealing with day to day life, trauma, loss, like the death of a loved one or a mental disorders, like depression or anxiety.
Therapy can help both adults and children and can be conducted in a variety of ways: individual, family, couples, groups. Both patient and therapist are actively involved in the sessions and trust and confidentiality are core elements of the patient-therapist relationships.