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July 13th, 2020 | Uncategorized

What’s the Difference Between Counseling and Psychotherapy?

People often use these terms interchangeably, and they’re really more similar than different, but the basic difference as I see it is that counseling usually means a fairly brief intervention that is focused on a particular problem or situation, whereas psychotherapy typically refers to a longer-term and more in-depth exploration of underlying beliefs and patterns of thinking and behaving.