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?
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.

CT Podcast Ep27

027 – Keeping a Journal – Bowlby and Attachment Theory – Posture in Counselling

By Ken | December 3, 2016

027 – Keeping a Journal – Bowlby and Attachment Theory – Posture in Counselling In episode 27 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss the benefits of keeping a journal and how to do so. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at John Bowlby’s work on attachment. Finally, the presenters discuss posture in…

CT Ep 26

026 – Using Social Media as a Counsellor – The Oedipus Complex – Paid Media – Personal Development Groups

By Ken | November 26, 2016

026 – Using Social Media as a Counsellor – The Oedipus Complex – Paid Media – Personal Development Groups In episode 26 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss your personal use of social media as a counsellor. ‘Theory with Rory’ examines the Oedipus complex, and the final episode of ‘Person-Centred…

CT Review Intro to Counselling Skills and Theory (1)

Introduction to Counselling Skills and Theory

By Rory | November 19, 2016

Introduction to counselling skills and theory Counselling students handbook Written by Linda Mather a practising counsellor, trainer and supervisor. Introduction to counselling skills and theory is an excellent text for students on a level 2 counselling skills program How is the book structured ? Students will find the index split into 2 sections. Introduction Level 2 Certificate The…