The main focus of counseling is on the “past” of a person. Counseling helps them in dealing with personal conflicts, emotional pain, and relationships that are interfering with their present day lives. Counseling is based upon dealing with the feelings and emotions of a person.

The method involved in counseling involves:

  • Clinical Diagnosis
  • Planning
  • Treatment

The main question asked in counseling is “Why?”

Depending upon the level of need, the complexity and the level of need, counseling can be a short term to a long term commitment.

The goal of counseling is to help the person resolve her pain and consistently improve the emotional well-being. People are helped to take more accountability of their feelings and emotions.