personal and professional integration is one of the most important aspects of practising counselling and psychotherapy. Without this amalgamation, counselling practice would be feeble and unethical. Just as a theory must be linked with practice, a psychotherapist should assimilate their traits with professional experience. As a student practitioner of counselling who has merely started the journey in this career, I must agree that this is a very necessary part of this profession.
In this article I will explore such an integration with basic features which will give you a significant knowledge of the blend; the theoretical reinforcements accurate to core training and clinical experience, such as client work based on case studies; challenges in that process of shaping a student as future counsellor, experience and the essence of personal therapy and supervisions, ethical issues and determination of critical reflection in therapeutic setting, including self–care as a practitioner .