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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 061 – Ethical Dilemmas versus Ethical Conflicts – Rackets and Stamps in Transactional Analysis – Id, Ego and Superego

061 – Ethical Dilemmas versus Ethical Conflicts – Rackets and Stamps in Transactional Analysis – Id, Ego and Superego

By Ken | December 9, 2017

061 – Ethical Dilemmas versus Ethical Conflicts – Rackets and Stamps in Transactional Analysis – Id, Ego and Superego In episode 61 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes explain the difference between ethical dilemmas and ethical conflicts, and how you can deal with these. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at rackets and…

Counselling Tutor Podcast 060 – Self-Care for Counsellors – Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development – Comparing and Contrasting Humanistic Models

060 – Self-Care for Counsellors – Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development – Comparing and Contrasting Humanistic Models

By Ken | December 2, 2017

060 – Self-Care for Counsellors – Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development – Comparing and Contrasting Humanistic Models   In episode 60 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes discuss how to look after yourself as a counsellor, especially when you are experiencing difficult events in your own life. ‘Theory with Rory’ presents…

Counselling Tutor Podcast 059 – When Your Personal Beliefs Differ from the Client’s – Eugene Gendlin’s Focusing – Hitting Awarding-Body Criteria

059 – When Your Personal Beliefs Differ from the Client’s – Eugene Gendlin’s Focusing – Hitting Awarding-Body Criteria

By Ken | November 25, 2017

059 – When Your Personal Beliefs Differ from the Client’s – Eugene Gendlin’s Focusing – Hitting Awarding-Body Criteria In episode 59 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken and Rory discuss how to offer unconditional positive regard (UPR) when your client has very different personal beliefs from your own. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at the work…