Counselling Resource

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Types of Counselling and Psychotherapy

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Modern counselling and psychotherapy provide clients with a wide range of options for addressing many different kinds of psychological distress.

This section provides some background on a few of the different types of counselling and psychotherapy available today, a brief summary of the history of the area, and some notes on empirical research about the effectiveness of different types of counselling. Of course there are many more types of counselling and therapy than we’ve been able to address here so far!