Somatic Approaches, In Person Counselling
Somatic approaches to therapy recognize the mind-body connection and focus on addressing psychological issues through bodily experiences. By incorporating techniques such as body awareness, breathwork, and sometines movement, these approaches help individuals access and process stored emotions and trauma. This value lies in their ability to foster self-awareness, emotional regulation, and healing. Some therapies like "somatic experiencing" require specialized training and certification. Please ask your therapist whether he/she has sprecialize training and in which approaches.
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In-person counseling involves face-to-face meetings between a counsellor and a client in an actual physical office, allowing for direct interpersonal connection and non-verbal cues. Virtual counseling takes place online, often through video calls or messaging platforms, offering convenience and accessibility but potentially limiting some aspects of personal interaction and body language interpretation. Many counsellors offer both but may need to switch primarily to online/virtual counselling if public health advisories are in effect.