Counseling and Therapy

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Counseling and therapy are professions that are commonly confused and used interchangeably, however, their approaches differ:

Counseling
– typically through a second party, is viewed as a guide or source of advice for one or more individuals seeking relief and help in coping with social realities that impede their social mobility. Most commonly recognized in educational institutions, there are counselors in various professions listed below such as career, genetic, or marriage counseling.
Therapy
– or psychotherapy, is to eliminate or alleviate any emotional distress or undesirable habits that may handicap ones potential through examining their mental thought. Generally designed as a progression of sessions, it serves as a more direct approach in reaching long term positive improvements. Questia lists a number of the more common therapy programs such as the 12-Step Program, music therapy, family therapy and more below.

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