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 Students First Counselling session

Counselling-Frame of Reference

How to Develop Empathic Understanding Counselling – Frame of Reference Frame of reference was first used by Carl Rogers, the founder of person-centred therapy, in 1959. He believed: “The state of empathy, or being empathic, is to perceive the internal frame of reference of another with accuracy and with the emotional components and meanings which

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The 4 Tasks of Grieving

The 4 Tasks of grieving  is based on research undertaken by J. William Worden, Ph.D, currently a professor of Psychology at the Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University California.  Worden, a prolific author on the subject of how grief is experienced by adults and children, publishised 6 books on the subject, co-authoring many more. His grief model moved away

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