CT Podcast Ep 145 featured image - Topics Discussed: Working with shame in counselling; External verification of training courses; General Data Protection Regulation

145 – Working with Shame in Counselling External Verification of Training Courses – General Data Protection Regulation In episode 145 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes explore shame–a widespread human emotion–and working with shame in counselling. ‘Check-In with CPCAB’ then looks at the role of external verifiers in counselling training. Last,…

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CT Podcast Ep143 featured image - Topics Discussed: Cognitive dissonance; Minimum assessment levels; Grief Recovery Method

143 – Grief Recovery Method Cognitive Dissonance – Minimum Assessment Levels In episode 143 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes explain cognitive dissonance. ‘Check-In with CPCAB’ then looks at the concept of the minimum assessment levels set by awarding bodies and how course providers may add to these. Last, in ‘Practice…

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CT Podcast Episode 142 featured image - Topics Discussed: How to create a good counselling environment; What else CPCAB does; Working with children in therapy

142 – How to Create a Good Counselling Environment What Else CPCAB Does – Working with Children In episode 142 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes look at how to create a good counselling environment – talking about the ideal elements and the bare minimum. ‘Check-In with CPCAB’ then describes CPCAB’s…

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CT Podcast Ep138 featured image - Topics Discussed: Id, ego and superego; Progression routes in counselling training; Adverse childhood experiences

138 – Id, Ego and Superego Progression Routes in Training – Adverse Childhood Experiences In episode 138 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes explain the concepts of the id, ego and superego. ‘Check-In with CPCAB’ then looks at progression routes when training in counselling. Last, in ‘Practice Matters’, the presenters describe…

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CT Podcast Ep137 featured image – Topics Discussed: Counselling suicidal clients; Taking a year out of your counselling course; Dealing with disagreements with colleagues

137 – Counselling Suicidal Clients Taking a Year out of Your Course – Dealing with Disagreements with Colleagues In episode 137 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes talk about counselling suicidal clients, or clients who express suicidal thoughts. ‘Check-In with CPCAB’ then looks at what to do if you need to…

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Counselling Tutor Podcast 119 featured image with the topics covered: Counselling Children of Narcissistic Parents – Feeling Frightened by a Client – Humanistic Love in the Therapy Room. Image also shows a woman's face in profile repeated thrice.

119 – Counselling Children of Narcissistic Parents Feeling Frightened by a Client – Humanistic Love in the Therapy Room In episode 119 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast – the last of this season – Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes talk about counselling children of narcissistic parents. In ‘Practice Matters’, Rory explores what to do when…

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Counselling Tutor Podcast 95 - Counselling Clients with Mental Health Issues. A double-exposure image of a woman's profile superimposed on which is the sun breaking through clouds

095 – Level Required for Qualification as a Counsellor – Working with Clients Who Have a Mental Health Diagnosis – Working with Sex Offenders In episode 95 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes clarify the study type and level required to become qualified as a counsellor. In ‘Practice Matters’, Rory looks…

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Counselling Tutor Podcast 087 – Self-Harm – ‘Shrinking’ People – Smart Placement Searching. A blurred image of a girl looking sad and disturbed, trying to hug herself

087 – Self-Harm – ‘Shrinking’ People – Smart Placement Searching In episode 87 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes look at the complex issue of self-harm. In ‘Practice Matters’, Rory describes how to ‘shrink’ people. Last, the presenters provide guidance on looking for a counselling placement. Free Download: Shrinking the Past…

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Counselling Students First Counselling session

First Counselling Session – Overview for Student Counsellors The first counselling session is different from any subsequent sessions. In the first session, you will put a counselling contract in place, discuss boundaries and the limitations of confidentiality. It also gives you as the counsellor an opportunity to assess the client’s needs as they explain their…

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Counselling Tutor Podcast Ep71 – Dual-Process Model of Bereavement – Hard-to-Help Clients – Dementia and Validation Therapy

071 – Dual-Process Model of Bereavement – Hard-to-Help Clients – Dementia and Validation Therapy In episode 71 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes talk about the dual-process model of bereavement. ‘Practice Matters’ focuses on hard-to-help clients. Finally, the presenters discuss working with clients with dementia, including using validation therapy. Free Download:…

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