co-counselling


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co-counselling

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A self-help format for mental health management, based on a philosophy that originated in the 1960s in Seattle. In a typical co-counselling session, each person has an allotted time to act as a counsellee, while the peer counsellor helps him or her recognise hidden or blocked emotions; once one person’s allotted time ends, the roles are switched. Co-counselling ideally occurs after one or more members in the counselling network have undergone a training period (e.g., 40 hours). Peer counselling can only work long term if the sessions are mutually beneficial.
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Co-counselling with out-of-state lawyers thus raises potential concerns regarding assisting in the unlicensed practice of law and improper division of legal fees.
Co-Counselling: The Theory and Practice of Re-Evaluation Counselling.
In the case of a collective trauma like this, there is also the opportunity for Co-counselling, where fellow-sufferers can discuss their feelings with others in the same position (peer group support).