The humanistic approaches are especially suited to anyone feeling lost, struggling with low self-esteem and generally looking to improve their well-being. This approach focuses on the individual as a whole. It encourages people to think about their feelings and take responsibility for their thoughts and actions. The emphasis is on self-development and achieving your highest potential rather than on problematic behaviour, allowing individuals to recognise their strengths, creativity and choices in the 'here and now', respecting your lifestyles and beliefs and valuing you as Facilitating empathy, acceptance and honesty, helping you to recognise your inner qualities and potential in discovering new solutions to your problems and cope more effectively in the future. Humanistic counselling enables you to discover self direction in moving forward.