Most frequent questions and answers
With counselling/therapy, there usually is no set/fixed timeline of treatment. Therapy may vary from just a couple of sessions to a few months or even years, depending on the needs of different individuals. It is best to discuss this with the professional you seek help from, as they would be well-informed about your mental health problem/s and its nature.
Concept Note of 8: Therapy may vary from just a couple of sessions to a few months or even years, depending on the needs of different individuals. Treatment methods, goal of the person seeking therapy, the symptoms they have, and the history of those symptoms determine the length of counselling/therapy.The length of treatment may also vary depending on the type of therapy one engages in.Some people come to therapy with a specific issue or concern, while some people come to therapy to explore issues that seem to run a little deeper. For example, cognitive behavioural therapy or relationship counseling tend to be short to medium term therapies, while psychoanalytically-oriented therapies may involve more medium to long term work.