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.

CT Podcast Ep31: Dealing with Your Own Emotions – Karpman’s Drama Triangle – Managing Your Time as a Trainee Counsellor

031 – Dealing with Your Own Emotions – Karpman’s Drama Triangle – Managing Your Time as a Trainee Counsellor

By Ken | January 21, 2017

031 – Dealing with Your Own Emotions – Karpman’s Drama Triangle – Managing Your Time as a Trainee Counsellor In episode 31 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about how to deal with your own emotions when counselling clients bring up intense emotions during the session. ‘Theory with Rory’ takes…

Phenomenology Person Centred Counselling

By Rory | January 19, 2017

Phenomenology in Person Centred Counselling The philosophy of individual experience.   Carl Rogers, the ‘founding father’ of humanistic counselling embraced Phenomenology person centred counselling when moving away from the pessimistic views of human nature put forward by Sigmund Freud. Who believed that the human condition was involved in a constant battle between the Id Ego and Super-ego. Rogers’ Person-Centred theory is…

CT Podcast Ep30

030 – Levels of Qualification – Tuckman’s Team Development Model – Self-Actualisation versus the Actualising Tendency

By Ken | January 14, 2017

030 – Levels of Qualification – Tuckman’s Team Development Model – Self-Actualisation versus the Actualising Tendency In episode 30 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly explain the levels of counselling qualification in the UK. ‘Theory with Rory’ takes a look at Dr Bruce Tuckman’s team development model. Last, the presenters examine…