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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.
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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.

Counselling Tutor Podcast Episode 39: First Sessions with Clients – Integrative versus Eclectic Therapy – Measuring Client Progress

039 – First Sessions with Clients – Integrative versus Eclectic Therapy – Measuring Client Progress

By Ken | March 25, 2017

039 – First Sessions with Clients – Integrative versus Eclectic Therapy – Measuring Client Progress In episode 39 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about meeting new clients for the first time. ‘Theory with Rory’ examines the difference between integrative and eclectic therapy. To conclude, the presenters talk about ways…

CT Podcast Ep38 – Law in Counselling and Psychotherapy – Seven Stages of Process – Endings

038 – Law in Counselling and Psychotherapy – Seven Stages of Process – Endings

By Ken | March 18, 2017

038 – Law in Counselling and Psychotherapy – Seven Stages of Process – Endings In episode 38 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss the laws relating to counselling. ‘Theory with Rory’ examines the seven stages of process. Last, the presenters talk about endings in counselling.

Counselling Tutor Podcast Ep 37 – Transference and Countertransference – Unconditional Positive Regard – Your Research Project

037 – Transference and Countertransference – Unconditional Positive Regard – Your Research Project

By Ken | March 11, 2017

037 – Transference and Countertransference – Unconditional Positive Regard – Your Research Project   In episode 37 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about transference in the counselling room. ‘Theory with Rory’ examines unconditional positive regard (UPR). Finally, the presenters talk about doing your research project.