Counsellings Settings

Counseling may be available in a range of different places, including:
• Private practice
• Religious organizations
• GP surgeries
• Places of work
• Schools, universities and colleges
• Voluntary and charitable organizations
o Mind
o Rethink Mental Illness
o Samaritans
o Turning Point
Although there many different contexts where counseling skills are used. Counseling can be provided to individuals, groups, face-to-face setting, or online. The essence of all therapeutic relationships is to empower the client, giving the individual an exclusive space in which to talk in confidence, without judgment, recall, and prejudice. A   space where feelings can be freely expressed and explored with the objective of finding a deeper understanding of emotional behavior and difficulties and ultimately find ways to manage life situations more effectively. In a safe confidential space. Without judgment or prejudice, by someone who is trained to listen attentively. Confidentiality , and maintain boundaries is one of the most fundamental ethical obligations of all   therapeutic relationships. To detailing relevant expectation and obligations between counselor and client, including concern of time and place of sessions   fees and legal obligations. There are also practical physical arrangements within the space that can benefit both client and counselor. Such as; adequate lighting, comfortable room temperature, appropriate seating arrangement.

Schools, educational institutions, and many workplaces offer free counseling services. These are usually short term and specific to the environment. Employees or students normally have a limited number of sessions available but if further support is required, counselors may refer onwards to alternative care resources, and make recommendations for referral or other services of support.

A counseling referral can be obtained from a GP and the NHS funds this
Short term, long-term and specialist counseling can be discussed with a...