One-To-One Counseling

One-to-one counseling, also known as individual counseling or personal counseling, is a form of therapeutic intervention where a trained counselor or therapist works directly with a single individual to help them address and cope with various psychological, emotional, behavioral, or interpersonal issues. The primary focus of one-to-one counseling is to provide a supportive and confidential environment where individuals can explore their thoughts, feelings, and concerns.

During one-to-one counseling sessions, the counselor engages in active listening, empathy, and non-judgmental support to better understand the client’s challenges and perspectives. The counselor may use various therapeutic techniques and interventions to facilitate personal growth, self-awareness, and positive change.


The goal of counseling can vary depending on the individual’s needs and may include:

Resolving specific problems or issues

One-to-one counseling can address a wide range of concerns, such as stress, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship difficulties, trauma, self-esteem issues, and more.

Developing coping strategies

Clients can learn effective ways to manage emotions, stress, and challenging situations.

Improving self-awareness

Clients can gain insight into their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, which can lead to better self-understanding and personal growth.

Setting and achieving goals

The counselor may help the individual set realistic and achievable goals for personal development and life improvements.

Enhancing communication and interpersonal skills

Counseling can improve communication patterns and help individuals build healthier relationships.

Increasing resilience

The individual can learn to bounce back from setbacks and build greater resilience in facing life’s challenges.

One-To-One Counseling

One-to-one counseling is typically conducted through regular, private sessions, which usually last around 45-60 minutes each. The number of sessions required varies depending on the nature of the issues being addressed and the progress made by the client.

It’s important to note that counseling is not limited to mental health issues or severe problems; it can also be a valuable tool for personal growth and self-improvement, helping individuals maximize their potential and lead more fulfilling lives.


Our Location

1R Newbury st, suite 401,
Peabody MA 01960

(617) 804-2773

Open hours

Monday-Friday: 9am-7pm
Saturday: 9am-2pm