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  1. 1. Concept and Nature of Counseling
  2. 2. Difference between guidance and counseling  Both Guidance and Counseling are process used to solve problems of life.  The basic difference is in the approach. In the process of guidance, the client's problems are listened carefully and readymade solutions are provided by the expert
  3. 3.  where as in the process of counseling the client's problems are discussed and relevant information are provided in-between. In the end of the counseling process, the client himself/herself have a insight to the problem and he/she become empowered to take own decision.
  4. 4. Meaning of counseling Counseling is a method of guidance of an individual. It helps the client to grow to a greater maturity by allowing the individuals to take responsibilities and to make their own decisions.
  5. 5. Concept of counseling 1. Counseling is a relationship between two people where one person attempts to assist the other to organize himself better to attain a form of happiness by adjusting to the situation.
  6. 6. 2. The relationship between the counselor and the client helps to openly discuss the problem faced by the client. This helps to increase the skills, courage and self confidence in the client and creates a new behavior in the client.
  7. 7. 3. New methods are explored to identify solutions for the perceived problem faced by the client. Sometimes, the client may not find a solution, but the thought of being able to share the problem with another person itself can give a satisfaction to the client. 4. Counseling also helps to develop a set of goals for future behavior of an individual (Client).
  8. 8. Nature of counseling  help someone understand their problems and concerns from a psychological standpoint  process thoughts and feelings from past experiences that impact the present  understand how life context and external stressors impact current functioning
  9. 9.  connect with their personal strengths and intuition  develop a plan for healing / change  assist with developing more effective methods of coping and managing life on a daily basis  help someone learn to use effective strategies to prevent return to unhealthy behaviors or ineffective coping strategies
  10. 10.  When counseling is successful, a person should feel better able to face life's challenges using more healthy and effective coping mechanisms.  Counseling is a Collaborative Process.  Effective counseling is conducted with continuing input from the client. Once we evaluate presenting problems, we work with the client and give prioritizes individual needs and outlines strategies to meet goals.