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Combating Mental Battles With a Counselor, Psychotherapist

Keep Your Inner Well Being Healthy  

Sessions with Counselors, Psychotherapy, and other mental health practitioners tend to explore past issues that could be contributing to your problems. It often takes place continuously or intermittently over a period of years.

Who is a counselor and what is counseling?

Technically speaking, “counselor” translates to an “advisor.” He works together with people to solve a problem. Most likely, it involves the art of advice-giving. For example, financial planning and spiritual guidance are both types of counseling. In the context of mental health,it is generally used as a term to denote a relatively short treatment focused primarily on behavior. It targets a particularly problematic situation or symptom and proposes suggestions and advice for dealing with it.

Who is a psychotherapist and what is psychotherapy?

On the other hand, “Psychotherapy” is generally a longer treatment focused more on gaining insight into serious and more chronic physical and emotional battles. This is an umbrella term for any professional who is trained to treat people for their emotional problems. Its focus mainly is on the person’s thought processes, and how these are influenced by past events such that they cause problems in the present. In other words, it addresses the core issues and root causes of current problems so that lasting change and personal growth may be introduced.

Counselor, Psychotherapist – Who to choose?

Both counseling and psychotherapy are used in the treatment of depression and other mental disorders, and the choice can depend on the severity of the depression, whether it is something for you or rather an ongoing or recurrent problem, and more. In getting to this decision, you may need to talk with a provider like Dr. Mark Sehl NY Psychotherapist or visit for a few appointments in their clinic at New York, NY before you know which type of therapy is best for you. They can offer individual, group, or family therapy, couples and marriage counseling, Psychotherapy supervision, and telephone counseling both locally and nationwide. Reach them now at (212) 228-3467 and get help from their experts.