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Counselling is a form of psychotherapy with a person who faces a specific challenge, who is encouraged to clarify and find solutions in response to that challenge.

The solution often involves making an important life decision or coming to terms with a particular life-event.

Features of counselling include:-

  • unconditional positive regard
  • listen
  • reflection
  • clarify It avoids advice, but may involve giving information and education.

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