Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

Richard Mills
Therapist, Counsellor, Psychologist.
Talks difference between counsellor and a psychologist

You just asked me about counselling and psychotherapy and I don't make a distinction between the two although lots of people do.

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

Richard Mills,
Therapist, Counsellor, Psychologist.
Talks Difference between
counsellor and a psychologist

What parts of counselling make it worthwhile?  How exactly is actually helping people?

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

James, presenter.
Talks difference between counsellor and a psychologist

Alright.

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

James, presenter.
Talks Difference between
counsellor and a psychologist

Alright.

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

Richard Mills
Therapist, Counsellor, Psychologist.
Talks difference between counsellor and a psychologist

Traditionally well psychotherapy has been around much longer than this thing called counselling. Though the word counselling came up in about the fifties and originally it was before that was psychotherapy so what's happened is over the last 50 or 60 years counselling is seen as a typically shorter term thing. Typically something that deals with what's going on in someone's life right now and in their and in their recent past. Not going on too much about what happened earlier on. Counselling can also be more goal oriented so we think what you really want in life? What how can you achieve those goals? whereas traditionally psychotherapy is something I was talking about earlier on about being a explorative and trying to get hold of as much of the person's or client’s in a world as possible their feelings their desires their fantasies all those emotions that are sometimes hidden and often we never fully understand all other emotions because it's a melting pot that goes on and on and on till we die. And in my view fortunately because that's what makes us interesting as human beings so we've got this this view of counselling and psychotherapy being being quite different but but then over the last probably 30 years or so there are a lot of counselling courses have grown up and the people running the counselling courses all the books or a lot of the books are teaching you to do psychotherapy.

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

Richard Mills,
Therapist, Counsellor, Psychologist.
Talks Difference between
counsellor and a psychologist

Traditionally well psychotherapy has been around much longer than this thing called counselling. Though the word counselling came up in about the fifties and originally it was before that was psychotherapy so what's happened is over the last 50 or 60 years counselling is seen as a typically shorter term thing. Typically something that deals with what's going on in someone's life right now and in their and in their recent past. Not going on too much about what happened earlier on. Counselling can also be more goal oriented so we think what you really want in life? What how can you achieve those goals? whereas traditionally psychotherapy is something I was talking about earlier on about being a explorative and trying to get hold of as much of the person's or client’s in a world as possible their feelings their desires their fantasies all those emotions that are sometimes hidden and often we never fully understand all other emotions because it's a melting pot that goes on and on and on till we die. And in my view fortunately because that's what makes us interesting as human beings so we've got this this view of counselling and psychotherapy being being quite different but but then over the last probably 30 years or so there are a lot of counselling courses have grown up and the people running the counselling courses all the books or a lot of the books are teaching you to do psychotherapy.

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

James, presenter.
Talks difference between counsellor and a psychologist

Right, right that's interesting. So why I is they like so much like conflicts between in the industry about the difference in counselling and psychotherapy? What you think it there is a crossover or something?

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

James, presenter.
Talks Difference between
counsellor and a psychologist

Right, right that's interesting. So why I is they like so much like conflicts between in the industry about the difference in counselling and psychotherapy? What you think it there is a crossover or something?

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

Richard Mills
Therapist, Counsellor, Psychologist.
Talks difference between counsellor and a psychologist

Yes this is a it's a really grey area and confusing certainly confused me to start with and probably can confuses the general public you know what I'm having counselling but my friends said they're seeing a therapist. Is my counsellor a therapist?

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

Richard Mills,
Therapist, Counsellor, Psychologist.
Talks Difference between
counsellor and a psychologist

Yes this is a it's a really gray area and confusing certainly confused me to start with and probably can confuses the general public you know what I'm having counselling but my friends said they're seeing a therapist. Is my counsellor a therapist?

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

James, presenter.
Talks difference between counsellor and a psychologist

yeah is it better or worse am a counsellor or a therapist.

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

James, presenter.
Talks Difference between
counsellor and a psychologist

yeah is it better or worse am a counsellor or a therapist.

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

Richard Mills
Therapist, Counsellor, Psychologist.
Talks difference between counsellor and a psychologist

Do I need counselling or psychotherapy.

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

Richard Mills,
Therapist, Counsellor, Psychologist.
Talks Difference between
counsellor and a psychologist

Do I need counselling or psychotherapy.

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

James, presenter.
Talks difference between counsellor and a psychologist

Yeah it’s very confusing. May be it need general consensus?  Because no one is agreeing.

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

James, presenter.
Talks Difference between
counsellor and a psychologist

Yeah it’s very confusing. May be it need general consensus?  Because no one is agreeing.

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

Richard Mills
Therapist, Counsellor, Psychologist.
Talks difference between counsellor and a psychologist

No so I what I do is I bracket the whole thing I see the whole thing with psychotherapy. And what does psychotherapy mean well the two words psyche and therapy well the psyche is this either the self or the or the soul. In other words us but not just to physical us I'm not just a mental us and the therapy bit means healing so it's it if you like psychotherapy is healing for the soul and the people who enrol on counselling courses who but all the books I've got psychotherapy in the title I really learning to do psychotherapy and deliver healing for the soul and so if you go and see a counsellor you might well get psychotherapy. But it's not called that so then this word therapy sometimes these used as kind of catch-all   I'm happy with that I don't care what people what people don't care what people call it which name therapy, psychotherapy, counselling and therapies easy to say isn't it sure a shorter word.

Save Therapy Counsellor and psychologist, whats the difference, ask #savetherapy, e4 Counselling

Richard Mills,
Therapist, Counsellor, Psychologist.
Talks Difference between
counsellor and a psychologist

No so I what I do is I bracket the whole thing I see the whole thing with psychotherapy. And what does psychotherapy mean well the two words psyche and therapy well the psyche is this either the self or the or the soul. In other words us but not just to physical us I'm not just a mental us and the therapy bit means healing so it's it if you like psychotherapy is healing for the soul and the people who enrol on counselling courses who but all the books I've got psychotherapy in the title I really learning to do psychotherapy and deliver healing for the soul and so if you go and see a counsellor you might well get psychotherapy. But it's not called that so then this word therapy sometimes these used as kind of catch-all   I'm happy with that I don't care what people what people don't care what people call it which name therapy, psychotherapy, counselling and therapies easy to say isn't it sure a shorter word.

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