means talking with an impartial listener, someone who will help you deal with your feelings in a healthy way. In a safe and supportive setting you can rest assured that your issues will be kept confidential. A counsellor is someone whom you can expect to treat you with respect and without judgement.
You can expect them to be there to encourage you to draw on your own resources and to
support you in developing self-acceptance and to make any changes that you want in your life.