Counselling Skills

Counselling skills form the foundation of the relationship between client and therapist. Learn the theory and practical application as well as how to explain counselling skills in your assignments.

Counselling Theory

Counselling theory explained in a way that is easy to understand. Theoretical approaches compared and contrasted, evaluated and outlined with top tips for writing your assignment.

Ethics and Practice

Counselling practice is underpinned by an ethical framework, legislation and professional practice requirements. Get an insight on how to link theory to practice in your assignments.

Online Counselling Resources

Welcome to our online campus, this site offers a wealth of study resources useful to students of counselling and psychotherapy.

What is Counselling Tutor?

The counselling tutor website was founded by Counsellor Kenneth Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes.
Counselling Tutor is made up of a collection of informative videos, blogs and counselling resources training materials aimed at those looking for help with they're counselling assignments

Counselling theory, skills practise, ethical considerations and saying counselling models are explained in easy to understand way by a qualified counselling tutor.
Learn more and meet the team

Who is it for?

This site is not just for the student counsellor. We warmly welcome practitioners who value counselling continued professional development and we are committed to providing accurate and up to date information on all aspects of counselling.

General public looking to get an understanding of what counselling is about are of course welcome and I hope the simple explanations will help demystify some of the misconceptions that surround counselling.

The Counselling Tutor Facebook group is the ideal meeting place for  students of counselling and psychotherapy all over the world. The private group is a great place to exchange views, get support and have a general chin wag about counselling related issues.

Counselling tutor offer support and resorcses for students undertaking a counselling course who feel they would like some extra support.

Recent Developments in Person Centred Therapy

Recent Developments in Person-Centred Therapy

By Rory | February 16, 2017

Recent Developments in Person-Centred Therapy: Carl Rogers and Beyond  Recent developments in person-centred therapy have been cited in a number of books, in particular The Tribes of the Person-Centred Nation. Written by well-known voices in the world of humanistic therapy such as Nick Baker and Mick Cooper, it explores how the work and thinking of Carl Rogers developed since…

CT Podcast Ep34_Safeguarding Computer Data – Margaret Warner and Fragile Process – Confidentiality in Counselling

034 – Safeguarding Computer Data – Margaret Warner and Fragile Process – Confidentiality in Counselling

By Ken | February 11, 2017

034 – Safeguarding Computer Data – Margaret Warner and Fragile Process – Confidentiality in Counselling In episode 34 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about how to store digital backups of notes and documents securely. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks into Margaret Warner’s work on fragile process. Finally, the presenters discuss…

CT Podcast Ep33: Counsellors in Schools – Postmodernism in Therapy – Insurance for Counsellors

033 – Counsellors in Schools – Postmodernism in Therapy – Insurance for Counsellors

By Ken | February 4, 2017

033 – Counsellors in Schools – Postmodernism in Therapy – Insurance for Counsellors In episode 33 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about the growth of counselling in schools. ‘Theory with Rory’ decodes ‘postmodernism’ and discusses how this affects the world of counselling and psychotherapy. Finally, the presenters discuss the…