Individual Counseling

Engage in one-on-one therapy with a licensed mental health professional in a safe, cozy, and private environment. It is also known as a treatment, talk therapy, or psychotherapy.

What is Individual Counseling?

In Individual Counseling, Clients engage in one-on-one therapy with a licensed mental health professional in a safe, cozy, and private environment. It is also known as a treatment, talk therapy, or psychotherapy.  Counseling can explore thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors, process upsetting or influential memories, identify life characteristics that need changing, better understand oneself and others, define personal goals, and work toward desired change.

Personal Counseling is counseling that is concentrated on the person’s current or upcoming issues. Personal Counseling may cover topics including grief management after a loved one passes away, career counseling, and planning for the future at work.

Types of Individual Counseling

The most popular approaches are Cognitive Counseling, humanistic, and behavioral, and each supports many individual therapies.

Behavioral Therapy:

Patients who struggle with undesirable behaviors, such as eating disorders or panic attacks, can benefit from Behavioral Counseling. This method assumes that a person’s behavior is influenced by their surroundings and that the problem will persist as long as the patient is exposed to elements that encourage or support it.

Humanistic Counseling:

The foundation of Humanistic Counseling is that each person is unique and has room to develop emotionally and psychologically. Humanistic approaches look at how a patient perceives life’s events and, in turn, how those experiences affect how they feel.

The objective of this sort of counseling is to assist the patient in being aware of how their reactions to life situations can impact them. Humanistic counselors provide their clients with the tools they need to tackle their issues and develop solutions.

Cognitive Therapy:

Aligning a patient’s thinking with reality is the goal of Cognitive Counseling techniques like reality therapy and accepting treatment. It is thought that psychological and emotional problems result when thinking and reality are out of sync. To help patients find accurate solutions to their problems, cognitive counselors question patients’ thought processes and work to align them with reality.

When is it Best to Seek Personal Counseling?

Counseling may be beneficial if you frequently feel depressed or overburdened by problems in your life. Individual Counseling might be beneficial if you have trouble concentrating at work or school, struggle with addiction, or feel like hurting yourself or another person. some people avoid treatment because of some reasons:

Who Provides Individual Therapy?

Taharka Sankara at Counseling Support Services assists clients in examining their feelings, thoughts, and actions to improve their quality of life. As part of the treatment continuum, we offer individual and group therapies. Our therapist will help you set objectives and create a plan for making changes for the better.

One sort of psychotherapy Taharka Sankara, a qualified expert at counseling support services, aids a single person in resolving personal concerns is individual therapy. We promise that receiving individualized care has various benefits, including the courage to be open with someone you can trust.

Expectations During Individual Counseling:

We will learn more about our patients throughout the initial therapy session. Your medical history will be reviewed, and we’ll enquire about your general state of physical, emotional, and mental health. You must also be honest about the reasons you are seeking individual therapy. Only we can address your situation and choose the appropriate course of action.
You can expect a variety of therapy options, such as:
After learning more about it during the first session, you can decide if the therapist’s approach will work for you. You’ll succeed more with treatment if you feel at ease with our counselor and counseling space. During the sessions, we will prod you to speak more. At first, it could be challenging to explain your traumatic memories and underlying worries.
Don’t be shocked if you experience tremendous anger or grief during counseling sessions because some of them may even flare up your emotions. But as the lessons go on, we’ll help you to gain confidence, making you feel more at ease. Your conversations with our therapist during your one-hour individual therapy sessions are private. Any current constraints on confidentiality will be made clear to you.

How Does an Individual Therapist Work?

Individuals can confidentially discuss issues or events with a skilled professional during therapy sessions. The option to confidentially discuss issues or situations is provided through Taharka Sankara’s therapy sessions at Counseling Support Services. He provides individuals the resources they need to handle problems more skillfully. This type of therapy may be paired with other mental and behavioral health interventions, such as family therapy or drug abuse counseling.

How Long Does Individual Counseling Last?

Our counseling sessions take 45 to 50 minutes on average. Your needs, therapeutic objectives, and progress will largely determine how often and how long you receive therapy. While many problems can be resolved quickly with short-term therapy, certain more challenging or persistent problems call for a long-term commitment to make progress. The person is seeking treatment and the counselor converse one-on-one during Individual Counseling. The two establish a partnership, connection, or link that fosters mutual trust and personal development.

The Benefits of Individual Therapy:

  • The bond you have with your therapist during individual therapy, built through talk therapy, is crucial to your success.
  • In individual therapy, you can examine your thoughts, feelings, and worries in a safe setting.
  • Individual therapy places all of its attention on you, as opposed to couples, family, or group therapy. This gives you more time to create coping mechanisms to help you deal with challenging circumstances and a greater awareness of the problems.
  • Individual therapy attempts to motivate change and improve quality of life via self-awareness and self-exploration.
In addition, therapy can:

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If you’re seeking the greatest individual counseling services, the counselors at Counseling Support Services are the best for you.


The Center for Treatment and of Anxiety and Mood Disorders specializes in treating a wide variety of disorders including:

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