About Counselling Therapy

Counselling therapy is the health profession in which a person uses mental health and human development principles, methods and techniques within a counselling relationship to assist another person with mental, emotional, physical, social, moral, educational, spiritual or career development and adjustment throughout the person's lifespan.

Counselling therapy may be conducted face-to-face, over the telephone, via video conferencing, or by email (with appropriate considerations for privacy and confidentiality). The client may be an individual, couple, family or group.

Counselling therapists may be specialized in specific areas of practice.