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Interesting and useful information, facts and points relating to counselling and psychotherapy.

195 – Therapeutic Impasse

195 – Therapeutic Impasse Seven Tasks of Supervision – Managing Scepticism in Counselling Clients Episode 195 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast opens with presenters Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discussing therapeutic impasse in ‘Student Check-In’. Then, in ‘Focus on Supervision’, they explore Michael Carroll’s seven tasks of supervision. Last, Rory talks with counsellor Sally-Anne Armitage …

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194 – The Shadow Self

194 – The Shadow Self Parallel Process in Supervision – Peek into Practice with Tamara Howell In episode 194 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, you can hear presenters Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talking about Carl Gustav Jung’s concept of the shadow self in ‘Student Check-In’. Then, in ‘Focus on Supervision’, they discuss the parallel …

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193 – Tackling Destructive Thought Patterns

193 – Tackling Destructive Thought Patterns Personal Development Linked to Theory – Boundaries in Supervision Episode 193 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast opens with ‘Student Check-In’, in which presenters Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss the importance of personal development for both trainee and qualified counsellors, and how this links to theory. Next – in …

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191 – Online Supervision Training for Counsellors

191 – Online Supervision Training for Counsellors Placement Interview Questions – Life Transitions Episode 191 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast opens with ‘Student Check-In’ – in which presenters Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about placement interviews. Next – in the final instalment of ‘Digital Counselling Revolution’ – Ken and Rory talk about online supervision …

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CT Podcast Ep191 featured image - Topics Discussed: Placement Interview Questions – Online Supervision Training for Counsellors – Life Transitions

190 – Erikson’s Eight Stages of Development

190 – Erikson’s Eight Stages of Development Establishing the Identity of the Client during Online Counselling – Counselling in the USA In Episode 190 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about Erik Erikson’s eight stages of development in ‘Student Check-In’. ‘Digital Counselling Revolution’ then looks at the issue of establishing the …

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CT Podcast Ep190 featured image - Topics Discussed: Erik Erikson’s Eight Stages of Development – Establishing the Identity of the Client during Online Counselling – Counselling in the USA

Special Edition – National Counselling Society Membership

Special Edition – National Counselling Society Membership We broadcast a special edition podcast on the National Counselling Society (NCS) in March 2019. This followed questions posed by members of the Counselling Tutor Facebook group. Rory now revisits the NCS with more questions gathered from the Facebook group, and speaks to NCS Chief Executive Meg Nunn. …

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161 – Synchronous and Asynchronous Communication in Counselling

161 – Synchronous and Asynchronous Communication in Counselling Managing Study Anxiety – Is Assessment Misunderstood? In episode 161 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes provide tips on how to manage the anxiety that you may naturally be feeling at the prospect of starting the new academic year. ‘The Digital Counselling Revolution’ …

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CT Podcast Ep161 featured image - Topics Discussed: Managing study anxiety; Synchronous and asynchronous communication in counselling; Is assessment misunderstood?

158 – BACP Special: Employment for Counsellors

158 – BACP Special: Employment for Counsellors During the academic breaks, the Counselling Tutor Podcast returns periodically with special editions – and in this last podcast of the current season, Rory Lees-Oakes talks to Kris Ambler (Workforce Lead) at the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) about how the professional body is seeking to …

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155 – Blended Learning in Counselling Training

155 – Blended Learning in Counselling Training Entering Counselling Training with a Difficult Past – Handling Abusive Phone Calls In episode 155 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes give some tips on the feasibility of entering counselling training if you have a difficult past. ‘Check-In with CPCAB’ then looks at the …

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CT Podcast Ep155 featured image - Topics Discussed: Entering counselling training with a difficult past; Blended learning in counselling training; Handling abusive phone calls