Fitness of the body is a well explored aspect of each and everyone’s life. Taking this further a counselor takes a peep into your mind,thoughts,beliefs etc and gets to understand who you are as a person,with your permission. A client decides on how much they want to work on bettering their strengths and controlling their weaknesses. To be a better individual,contribute positively towards all relationships and eventually make a difference to one’s own life and for those around them is a choice the client makes.
It is definitely a science of the mind but no one formula works for all. It is customized to the highest level for it to work effectively.
Counseling works on your emotional skill,thinking skill and social skill and thus helps you contribute more effectively in terms of behaviour and accommodation in your personal space and in a social setting.
The biggest challenge is to realize you need the extra help to deal with your issues. Once you recognize that you are open to a counselors interventions and you have made the first step to making a positive difference to yourself.