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090 – Reflexivity in Counselling

Counselling Tutor Podcast 90 - Reflexivity in Counselling. Chalk drawing of four lightbulbs on a blackboard. One of the bulbs is 'lighted' and is poised to swing against the other three which are lined up in a row.

090 – Joining an Ethical Body – Sex in the Therapy Room – Being a Reflexive Practitioner In episode 90 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes describe the importance of joining an ethical body as a student member. In ‘Practice Matters’, Rory provides an overview on how to work with issues…

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089 – Counselling Research

Counselling Tutor Podcast 089 – Direct Questions from Clients – How Research Informs Practice – Understanding Agency Policies. A pyramid of wooden blocks. Bottom blocks have images of persons' heads in profile. Top block has an image of a lighted bulb.

089 – Direct Questions from Clients – How Research Informs Practice – Understanding Agency Policies In episode 89 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes talk about how to respond when a client asks you a direct question. In ‘Practice Matters’, Rory describes the importance of research for counselling. Finally, the presenters…

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088 – Reflective Journaling in Counselling

Counselling Tutor Podcast 088 – Reflective Journal Writing – Working with Clients Going through Court – Disclosing Personal Problems as a Student. A open blank notebook and a pencil on top of it

088 – Reflective Journal Writing – Working with Clients Going through Court – Disclosing Personal Problems as a Student In episode 88 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes offer tips on writing a reflective journal (a common requirement of counselling training courses). In ‘Practice Matters’, Rory talks about what you need…

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087 – Counselling Self Harm Clients

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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086 – Working with Suicidal Clients in Counselling

Counselling Tutor Podcast 86 - Working with Suicidal Clients in Counselling - A hand reaching out from under the water

086 – Touch in Counselling – Working with Suicidal Clients – Anxiety When Working in Groups In episode 86 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes look at the difficult issue of touch in counselling. In ‘Practice Matters’, Rory describes strategies from his experience of working with suicidal clients. The presenters end…

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085 – Here and Now in Counselling

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085 – ‘Here and Now’ in Counselling – Client Dependency – Reasons for Study In episode 85 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes look at the ‘here and now’ in counselling. In ‘Practice Matters’, Rory talks about the risk of client dependency and how to spot this. Finally, the presenters discuss…

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084 – Counselling Study Reading List

Counselling Tutor Podcast 084 – Goal-Setting in Study – Fundamentals in Counselling – Reading Lists. A stack of books

084 – Goal-Setting in Study – Fundamentals in Counselling – Reading Lists In episode 84 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast – the first of season 4 ­– Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes offer tips on setting goals for the academic year ahead, and describe the support they can offer with your studies. ‘Practice Matters’ goes…

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083 – BACP Ethical Framework 2018

Counselling Tutor Podcast 83: BACP Ethical Framework 2018 - Interview with Professor Tim Bond

Special Edition: Interview with Professor Tim Bond This episode is dedicated to the BACP Ethical Framework 2018 update. Rory Lees-Oakes interviews Professor Tim Bond, who serves as consultant to the BACP on its Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions. Tim is also the author of Standards and Ethics for Counselling in Action (4th edition) (Sage,…

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082 – Taking Risks in Therapy

CT Podcast Ep 082 – Effective Study – Taking Risks in Therapy – Faith: Internal or External Locus of Evaluation? - A silhouette of a man with his arms outspread while facing the setting sun on a beach

082 – Effective Study – Taking Risks in Therapy – Faith: Internal or External Locus of Evaluation? In episode 82 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes offer tips on how to study effectively. ‘Practice Matters’ addresses the difficult issue of taking risks in therapy. Last, the presenters discuss faith and religion,…

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081 – Timelines in Therapy

CT Podcast Ep81 – Not Getting a Place on a Course – Timelines in Therapy – Overcoming Barriers to Learning. A timeline with several icons pointing to specific points in the timeline

081 – Not Getting a Place on a Course – Timelines in Therapy – Overcoming Barriers to Learning In episode 81 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes offer guidance for disappointed students who haven’t got a place on the course they wanted. ‘Practice Matters’ goes on to describe the use of…

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080 – Counselling Clients with Domestic Violence

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080 – Domestic Abuse – Trauma-Informed Practice – Cognitive Dissonance In episode 80 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes talk about counselling clients who are affected by domestic abuse. ‘Practice Matters’ discusses trauma-informed practice. Last, the presenters explain cognitive dissonance. Free Download: Trauma-Informed PracticeClick here to download your Trauma-Informed Practice handout…

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079 – Becoming a Counsellor

Counselling Tutor Podcast 79 - Becoming a Counsellor. An hourglass against a dark background

079 – Becoming a Counsellor Feelings of Incompetence – Working with a Third Person in the Room – Completing Your Placement Hours In episode 79 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes offer tips on the common issue of having feelings of incompetence in the process of becoming a counsellor. ‘Practice Matters’…

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078 – Counselling Assignment Referred

Counselling Tutor Podcast 078 – Using Quotations in Assignments – When Clients Never Return – Getting Assignments Referred. An open door showing a man leaving

078 – Using Quotations in Assignments – When Clients Never Return – Getting Assignments Referred In episode 78 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes offer tips on using quotations in assignments. ‘Practice Matters’ looks at reasons why clients may ‘disappear’. Last, the presenters discuss what it means to have an assignment…

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077 – Fitness to Practice in Counselling

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077 – Age of Counselling Students – Working within Your Competence – Fitness-to-Practise Letters In episode 77 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes discuss whether age is a barrier to starting counselling training. ‘Practice Matters’ then looks at working within your competence as a counsellor. Finally, the presenters talk about getting…

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076 – When to Break Confidentiality in Counselling

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076 – Working with Clients’ Defences – Limits to Confidentiality – Key Principles of the Person-Centred Approach In episode 76 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes discuss how to spot and work with clients’ defences. ‘Practice Matters’ then investigates the limits to confidentiality in counselling. Finally, the presenters discuss the key…

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075 – Psychodynamic Approach to Counselling

Counselling Tutor Podcast Ep75 - Psychodynamic approach to counselling. A massive iceberg with most of it underwater

075 – Psychodynamic Theory – Transference – Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs In episode 75 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes talk about psychodynamic theory. ‘Practice Matters’ then delves into transference, before the presenters discuss Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Free Download: Working with TransferenceClick here to download your Working with Transference…

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074 – Self-Concept in Counselling

Counselling Tutor Podcast 74 Self-Concept in Counselling. A woman's eye reflected in a mirror.

074 – Self-Concept – Attending – Unconditional Positive Regard In episode 74 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes talk about self-concept, as written about by Carl Rogers. ‘Practice Matters’ examines attending. Last, the presenters discuss unconditional positive regard (UPR). Free Download: The Skill of Attending ExplainedClick here to download your Skill…

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073 – Metaphor in Counselling

Counselling Tutor Podcast 073 – Metaphor in Counselling. A double exposure image of a woman in profile layered with a background image of a street with houses, birds, and trees

073 – Active Listening – The Caldicott Principles – Working with Simile and Metaphor in Counselling In episode 73 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes discuss the skill of active listening. ‘Practice Matters’ follows, in which Rory explains the Caldicott principles and how these can support ethical multidisciplinary working. Finally, the…

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072 – Empathy in Counselling

Counselling Tutor Podcast 072 – Empathy in Counselling – Stages of Counselling – Immediacy

072 – Empathy in Counselling – Stages of Counselling – Immediacy In episode 72 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes discuss empathy in counselling. Continuing to ‘Practice Matters’, Rory explains the main stages of counselling. Last, the presenters discuss immediacy. Free Download: Stages in the Counselling RelationshipClick here to download your…

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071 – Working with Grief and Loss

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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070 – Contracting in Counselling

Counselling Tutor Podcast 070 – Recording and Transcribing Sessions – Contracting in Counselling – Philosophy of the Cognitive-Behavioural Approach

070 – Transcribing Sessions – Contracting in Counselling – Cognitive-Behavioural Approach In episode 70 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes offer tips on recording and transcribing counselling sessions. ‘Practice Matters’ discusses the important contents of a counselling contract. Last, the presenters discuss the philosophy that underlies cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT). Free Download: Contracting…

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069 – Getting-a-Counselling-Placement

Counselling Tutor Podcast 069 – Informing Clients of Your Student Status – Getting the Most from Your Placement – When Counsellors Have Clinical Depression

069 – Informing Clients of Your Student Status – Getting the Most from Your Placement – When Counsellors Have Clinical Depression In episode 69 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes talk about whether you should tell clients that you are a student counsellor. ‘Practice Matters’ then looks at how to make…

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068 – Expressive Therapies – Reviews in Counselling – Working with Goals

Counselling Tutor Podcast 068 – Expressive Therapies – Reviews in Counselling – Working with Goals

068 – Expressive Therapies – Reviews in Counselling – Working with Goals In episode 68 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes talk about the strengths and hazards of expressive therapy, before ‘Practice Matters’ examines reviews in counselling. Then, the presenters discuss goal-setting with clients.

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067 – Difference and Diversity in Counselling

Counselling Tutor Podcast 067 – Difference and Diversity in Counselling – Recognising Own Transference – Writing a Reflective Journal for Submission

067 – Difference and Diversity in Counselling – Recognising Own Transference – Writing a Reflective Journal for Submission In episode 67 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes talk about difference and diversity in counselling. ‘Practice Matters’ focuses on how you, as counsellor, can recognise when you are experiencing transference relating to…

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066 – Is All Counselling Person-Centred? – Boundaries in Counselling – When Clients Change the Topic

Counselling Tutor Podcast 066 – Is All Counselling Person-Centred? – Boundaries in Counselling – When Clients Change the Topic

066 – Is All Counselling, Person-Centred? – Boundaries in Counselling – When Clients Change the Topic In episode 66 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes ask whether all counselling modalities are based on the person-centred approach. ‘Practice Matters’ then looks at boundaries in counselling. Last, the presenters discuss possible reasons for…

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065 – Decoding Criteria – Making Referrals – Using Timelines in Counselling

Counselling Tutor Podcast 065 – Decoding Criteria – Making Referrals – Using Timelines in Counselling

065 – Decoding Criteria – Making Referrals – Using Timelines in Counselling In episode 65 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes explain how to decode the academic language of criteria. Following on – in ‘Practice Matters’ – Rory advises on making referrals. Finally, the presenters discuss how to use timelines in…

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063 – Patterns of Relating – Cyber Trauma – When Your Moral Compass Shifts

Counselling Tutor Podcast Ep 063 – Patterns of Relating – Cyber Trauma – When Your Moral Compass Shifts

063 – Patterns of Relating – Cyber Trauma – When Your Moral Compass Shifts In episode 63 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes offer guidance on the meaning of the term ‘patterns of relating’. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at the new area of cyber trauma. Finally, the presenters discuss the life-changing…

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

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 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…

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

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   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…

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

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 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…

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056 – Spotting Subtle Themes in Counselling – Experiments in Gestalt Therapy – Skills in Existential Therapy

Counselling Tutor Podcast 056 – Spotting Subtle Themes in Counselling – Experiments in Gestalt Therapy – Skills in Existential Therapy

056 – Spotting Subtle Themes in Counselling – Experiments in Gestalt Therapy – Skills in Existential Therapy In episode 56 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken and Rory talk about how to spot subtle themes in counselling. ‘Theory with Rory’ discusses experiments in gestalt therapy. Finally, the presenters talk about useful skills in existential therapy.

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054 – Mobile Phones in the Therapy Room – Separation Individuation Theory – When Clients Come to Therapy Reluctantly

Counselling Tutor Podcast 054 – Mobile Phones in the Therapy Room – Separation Individuation Theory – When Clients Come to Therapy Reluctantly

054 – Mobile Phones in the Therapy Room – Separation Individuation Theory – When Clients Come to Therapy Reluctantly In episode 54 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken and Rory discuss how to deal with clients who check their mobile phones during therapy sessions. ‘Theory with Rory’ explains Margaret Mahler’s separation individuation theory. Finally, the…

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053 – Writing a Journal – Self-Object Transference – Collective Grief

Counselling Tutor Podcast 053 – Writing a Journal – Self-Object Transference – Collective Grief

053 – Writing a Journal – Self-Object Transference – Collective Grief In episode 53 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken and Rory provide tips on journal-writing. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at self-object and self-object transference (from the self-psychology movement). Finally, the presenters discuss the phenomenon of collective grief.

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050 – Vocabulary in Counselling – Redecision Therapy – Dealing with Conflict

Counselling Tutor Podcast Ep050 – Vocabulary in Counselling – Redecision Therapy – Dealing with Conflict

050 – Vocabulary in Counselling – Redecision Therapy – Dealing with Conflict In episode 50 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly describes the benefits of expanding your vocabulary. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at redecision therapy, a school of transactional analysis. Last but not least, the presenters discuss the role and experience of conflict in…

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047 – Rise of Person-Centred Counselling in Europe – Endings in Counselling – Achievements of Counselling Tutor

Counselling Tutor Podcast 047 – Rise of Person-Centred Counselling in Europe – Endings in Counselling – Achievements of Counselling Tutor

047 – Rise of Person-Centred Counselling in Europe – Endings in Counselling – Achievements of Counselling Tutor   In episode 47 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast—the finale of Season 2—Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss how person-centred counselling first came to Europe. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at endings in counselling. Finally, the presenters review the…

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039 – First Sessions with Clients – Integrative versus Eclectic Therapy – Measuring Client Progress

Counselling Tutor Podcast Episode 39: First Sessions with Clients – Integrative versus Eclectic Therapy – Measuring Client Progress

039 – First Sessions with Clients – Integrative versus Eclectic Therapy – Measuring Client Progress In episode 39 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about meeting new clients for the first time. ‘Theory with Rory’ examines the difference between integrative and eclectic therapy. To conclude, the presenters talk about ways…

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036 – Using Counselling Qualifications Overseas and in Other Roles – Congruence – Funding for Counselling Training

Counselling Tutor Podcast Ep36: Using Counselling Qualifications Overseas and in Other Roles – Congruence – Funding for Counselling Training

036 – Using Counselling Qualifications Overseas and in Other Roles – Congruence – Funding for Counselling Training In episode 36 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss the viability of using counselling qualifications in other countries and in other areas of work. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at congruence, and then the…

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035 – When a Client Judges You – Psychological Contact – When a Client Cries

CT Podcast Ep_035 – When a Client Judges You – Psychological Contact – When a Client Cries

035 – When a Client Judges You – Psychological Contact – When a Client Cries In episode 35 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss how to deal with clients who show prejudice towards you. ‘Theory with Rory’ explains the ‘hidden condition’ of psychological contact. Last, the presenters talk about what…

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034 – Safeguarding Computer Data – Margaret Warner and Fragile Process – Confidentiality in Counselling

CT Podcast Ep34_Safeguarding Computer Data – Margaret Warner and Fragile Process – Confidentiality in Counselling

034 – Safeguarding Computer Data – Margaret Warner and Fragile Process – Confidentiality in Counselling In episode 34 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about how to store digital backups of notes and documents securely. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks into Margaret Warner’s work on fragile process. Finally, the presenters discuss…

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033 – Counsellors in Schools – Postmodernism in Therapy – Insurance for Counsellors

CT Podcast Ep33: Counsellors in Schools – Postmodernism in Therapy – Insurance for Counsellors

033 – Counsellors in Schools – Postmodernism in Therapy – Insurance for Counsellors In episode 33 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about the growth of counselling in schools. ‘Theory with Rory’ decodes ‘postmodernism’ and discusses how this affects the world of counselling and psychotherapy. Finally, the presenters discuss the…

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

CT Podcast Ep30

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…

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029 – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross –Student Overwhelm

Counselling Tutor Podcast Ep 29: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross –Student Overwhelm

029 – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross –Student Overwhelm In episode 29 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). ‘Theory with Rory’ takes a look at the life and work of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. Finally, the presenters discuss the feelings of overwhelm often faced by students of…

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024 – Choosing Your Modality – Irrational Thoughts – Building a Website 1 – Dealing with Personal Triggers

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024 – Choosing Your Modality – Irrational Thoughts – Building a Website 1 – Dealing with Personal Triggers In episode 24 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss how to choose the modality you will practise. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at irrational thoughts, and ‘Person-Centred Business’ explains how to build a…

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023 – Lone Working – Stereotypes – Creating a Brochure – Referencing

CT Podcast Ep 23

023 – Lone Working – Stereotypes – Creating a Brochure – Referencing In episode 23 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss lone working. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at stereotyping, and ‘Person-Centred Business’ explains how to create a brochure about your services. Finally, the presenters describe how to get the referencing right…

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022 – Client Notes and Confidentiality – Actualising Tendency – Offering a Free First Meeting – Research in Practice

CSR Client Notes & Confidentiality_Actualising Tendency

022 – Client Notes and Confidentiality – Actualising Tendency – Offering a Free First Meeting – Research in Practice In episode 22 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about client confidentiality and its many grey areas. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at the actualising tendency, and ‘Person-Centred Business’ considers offering a…

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021 Questions from Clients – Erotic or Eroticised Transference

Questions from Clients – Erotic/Eroticised Transference – Writing Your Elevator Pitch – Self-Care in Practice In episode 21 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about what to do when a client asks us a question. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at erotic and eroticised transference, while ‘Person-Centred Business’ explains how to…

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019 – Counselling Academic Books – Theory of Empathy

CT Podcast Ep019 – Counselling Academic Books – Theory of Empathy

In episode 19 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talk about the Saturday Book Club, and how to read academic books. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at empathy, while ‘Person-Centred Business’ covers how to request and take payment from clients in private practice. Finally, the presenters discuss the importance of insurance. Free…

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018 – Theory and Practice – Five-Relationship Model – Business Planning – Qualitative and Quantitative Research

018 – Theory and Practice – Five-Relationship Model – Business Planning – Qualitative and Quantitative Research In episode 18 – as the Counselling Tutor Podcast comes of age! – Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss how to deal with a mismatch between theory and practice. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at Petruska Clarkson’s five-relationship model, while…

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015 – Counselling Young People – Scripts, Injunctions and Drivers – Appropriate Referrals – Progression

015 – Counselling Young People – Scripts, Injunctions and Drivers – Appropriate Referrals – Progression In episode 15 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly cover the topic of counselling children and adolescents. ‘Theory with Rory’ takes a look at the transactional-analysis (TA) theory of scripts, injunctions and drivers, and Ken speaks…

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014 – Assignment Referrals – 19 Propositions 2 – Rapport-Building – Eclectic versus Integrative Counselling

014 – Assignment Referrals – 19 Propositions 2 – Rapport-Building – Eclectic versus Integrative Counselling In episode 14 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly look at assignment referrals, and what learning we can take from these. Rory then continues his decoding of Carl Rogers’ 19 propositions, and ‘Skills with Ken’ discusses…

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012 – Self-Actualisation – Solving Ethical Problems – Seven Stages Of Process in Practice 2 – Difference between Counselling and Psychotherapy

012 – Self-Actualisation – Solving Ethical Problems – Seven Stages Of Process in Practice 2 – Difference between Counselling and Psychotherapy In episode 12 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly look at Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Rory presents an approach to solving ethical problems, while Ken continues his application of Carl…

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011 – Note-Taking – Transactional Analysis – Seven Stages of Process in Practice 1 – Supervision

011 – Note-Taking – Transactional Analysis – Seven Stages of Process in Practice 1 – Supervision In episode 11 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly look at note-taking for counsellors. ‘Theory with Rory’ explores the ego states of transactional analysis (TA), while ‘Skills with Ken’ relates the seven stages of process to practice. Our presenters…

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010 – REBT – Endings in Counselling – Ethics versus Culture

010 – REBT – Endings in Counselling – Ethics versus Culture In the tenth episode of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes take a close look at Albert Ellis’s rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT), while Ken Kelly explores endings in counselling. In ‘Ask Ken and Rory’, our presenters debate ethics versus culture in counselling. Download your…

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009 – Power in Counselling – Carl Rogers’ Biography – Skill of Challenge – Psychopathology In the ninth episode of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes talk about the role of power in the therapeutic relationship. Rory presents on the life of Carl Rogers, while Ken explains the skill of challenging. In…

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007 – Therapeutic Pace – Phenomenology – Skill of Questioning – BACP-Accredited Courses

007 – Therapeutic Pace – Phenomenology – Skill of Questioning – BACP-Accredited Courses In this seventh episode of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes discuss how to manage client expectations about therapeutic pace, and your reaction to these. Rory looks at the theory of phenomenology, while ‘Skills with Ken’ examines questioning. Finally, the…

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003 – Counselling ‘Volume’ – Transference & Countertransference – Paraphrasing – UPR

In this third episode of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes explore how to turn down our counselling ‘volume’. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at transference and countertransference; and in the skills section, Ken examines paraphrasing. In a new slot, ‘Ask Ken and Rory’, the presenters look at the challenge of showing unconditional positive regard…

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002 – Parallel Process – Seven Stages of Process – Skill of Reflection

002 – Parallel Process – Seven Stages of Process – Skill of Reflection In this second episode of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes speak about the idea of the ‘wounded healer’. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at the seven stages of process; and in the skills section, Ken introduces the skill of reflection in…

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001 – Contracting – Core Conditions – Silence

Counselling Tutor Podcast 1 - Contracting

001 – Contracting – Core Conditions – Silence In this first episode of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes speak about contracting as a counsellor. ‘Theory with Rory’ looks at the core conditions of Carl Rogers; and in the skills section, Ken introduces the power and benefits of silence. Free Download: Counselling Contract…

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