Important Services of Couple Counselors
The success of a counseling session depends on the principle traits of the therapist or counselor. Communication improvement is one of the principles in which counselors need to uphold so as to bridge warring parties. When a therapist or counselor is able to level the field in which people can actively air their views it enables counseling to progress. The best type of counselors are those who bridge the gap of communication between warring couples.
Confidentiality normalizes couples feelings and should be effectively done by counselors or therapist. Thus couples detect a sense of confidentiality in counselors and are able to trust them. The therapist or counselor is only a bridge between the warring parties and enables them to take the initiative to solving their mess. All the information given to the couple should well relate to their sticky situation and should appropriately fit the solutions laid.
Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods particularly based on regular personal interaction to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in a desired way. The purpose of psychotherapy is to improve the individual’s mental health and well- being so that they can resolve problematic behaviors, emotions, compulsions, thoughts, improve social skills and improve relationships. Problematic behaviors of individuals are solved by the different techniques of psychotherapy. A psychotherapist range in many categories but have the same purpose as mental health professionals and they include; professional counselors, psychologists, clinical social workers, psychiatrist and marriage and family therapists.
There are various modes of delivering psychotherapy and they include humanistic, insight oriented, cognitive behavioral, systemic, expressive, postmodernist and others. Utilization of artistic expression is used to treat clients in expressive therapy. The therapist use creative arts such as drama, art, music, writing and dance therapy. Change of maladaptive patterns and behaviors to improve emotional response, behavior analysis, cognition and interactions with others are the ways in which cognitive behavioral therapy is applied.
In order to improve the emotions and behaviors of a person the cognitive therapy is used. The construction of and reconstruction of people cognition, behaviors and emotions is done by the combination of behavior therapies and cognitive therapy to result in cognitive behavioral therapy. Through use of cognitive behavioral thinking then clients are able to assess, recognize and deal with problematic ways of thinking, behaving and emoting.
The use of human psychology is involved in humanistic type of delivering therapy. Human therapy is based on human psychology and also emergence of reaction to both behaviorism and psychoanalysis which is termed as the third force. The emphasis of subjective meaning, concern for positive growth and rejection of determinism are the main concern areas of humanistic therapy. The belief that human beings can only find meaning by creating it is existentialism and is rooted from humanistic psychology.