What is Psychodynamic Counselling?
There are many different types of counselling available. At the NCN, we have a common belief that counselling underpinned by psychodynamic principles and values is an extremely effective form of therapy for a wide range of issues. The basis of psychodynamic counselling is to help a client explore their past to shed light on why they might be experiencing certain challenges in the present. A better understanding of one's past, including any patterns of behaviour which may have been learnt from an early age, can lead to increased self-awareness about the choices we might make today. The focus is on helping the client to make the right decisions for themselves, rather than giving advice or direction.
To complement this work, some centres also offer other forms of counselling; details are available on each centre's website through our NCN members page.