An Inclusive Term: Counselling Therapist

Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Mental Health Clinician, Clinical Counsellor
Marriage and Family Therapist , PlayTherapist, Career Counsellor
Vocational Guidance Counsellor

Counselling Therapy Specializations

The term “Counselling Therapist” has evolved as an inclusive term that encompasses the many specializations within the counselling field.  The helpers that are now referred to as Counseling Therapists include: Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Mental Health Clinician, Clinical Counsellor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Play Therapist, Career Counsellor, and Vocational Guidance Counsellor.

There are many backgrounds and educational paths taken by helping professionals within the Counselling Profession.  Each counsellor has a unique approach to counselling that is informed by their education.