Counselling Counselling is a focused treatment to help you get through a rough patch or pressing situation. It can be brief. It is often once a week, but may be intermittent and irregular, as the need arises.
Psychotherapy Psychotherapy is a deeper exploration of underlying patterns of behaviour and emotional expression. It is once a week.
Lay psychoanalysis This type of therapy is an even deeper encounter with who you are, and allows adjustments to occur which need a long time. Sessions are once, twice, or three times a week for at least a year.