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Counseling vs. Psychotherapy

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1) Discuss the differentiation of counseling from psychotherapy.
2) Provide examples of counseling from psychotherapy.
3) Why is this differentiation essential?

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This solution outlines the differences between counseling and psychotherapy.

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One of the major differences between counseling and psychotherapy is the fact that counseling is a non-medical process by which the counselor helps an individual ascertain what difficulties they're having in effectively adjusting to the varying demands of their daily life, and helping these individuals to adapt or adjust to these demands in an efficient and effective manner. Psychotherapy on the other hand involves the thorough analysis of of an individual's thinking patterns and actions in order to make ...

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