Counselling is a process that
involves skills of caring, listening and prompting. It is a way of
relating to another person, enabling that person to explore their
thoughts, feelings and behaviour in order to reach a clearer
Counselling enables the person to
cope more effectively with their life by providing help and support,
enabling them to make decisions, take appropriate action, or just
allowing them to express their own thoughts and feelings.
Essentially, counselling is a purposeful relationship in which one person helps another to help themselves.