What Does It Mean When Someone Needs Counselling?

In a world that constantly bombards us with messages of self-improvement and the relentless pursuit of happiness, the idea of needing counselling can sometimes feel like a detour from the "ideal path." But what if we reframe this narrative? What if needing counselling is not a detour but a profound step towards authentic well-being and societal change? Today, we're diving deep into what it truly means to need counselling, especially through the lens of social justice counselling, and how it diverges from traditional therapy approaches to offer something transformative. If you’re looking to understand counselling from a social justice and counselling perspective, or want to learn more about the difference that a BIPOC therapist and racial trauma therapist can offer, this is the article for you!