Counselling is a short-term process.Psychotherapy is a long-term process.
In this process, the counselor supports the counselee and encourages for day to day activity.In this process, the counselor uncovers the foundation of the problem and addresses it most suitably or efficiently.
The issue is discussed in low depth.Here the issue is discussed in full depth.
In counselling, the counselee is fit enough to think rationally and find solutions to their problems by themselves.In psychotherapy, the counselee is dependent upon the counselor or psychotherapist and gives control over their mind.
For Example, An individual who recently lost his/her precious in an accident and the individual feels depressed or alienated from the society and family. so he/she takes counselling and finds a way to lead a normal life with the help of the counselor.In psychotherapy, an individual lost his/her appetite to live or think, everything in his/her life feels like a hurdle that he/she will never overcome by themselves. This is a long process it takes a longer time according to Counselling.
In counselling, the shared information should be limited.In psychotherapy, everything in detail from childhood to the present has been shared for a better understanding of the problem.