For starters, in Germany there is no such a thing as counselling, it is only psychotherapy. Therapists in Germany are mostly private but work with insurance companies that work as part of the social service in the whole country. Germany has an interesting health system where people pay a monthly amount to an insurance of their choice but then all their health needs including therapy are covered. Therapy in Germany is usually long term and in very high demand, which makes waiting times very long.
This is probably the biggest difference with the UK. In the UK you can have either counselling or other types of psychotherapy. Both counselling and psychotherapy are free and short term. Mostly, these services are provided by the National Health Service (NHS). You can also get private therapy however this is costly and whether a health insurance covers this depends on the plan you have with them. Similar to Germany, waiting times for therapy as well as counselling provided by the NHS are very long.
This seems to be the biggest advantage when it comes to private therapy in Singapore, waiting times are short and therapy can go for as long as you need it. Similarly, insurance companies cover for various sessions. Why not take the opportunity to do the healing and growth work that you can benefit from while you are in Singapore!
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