Episodes
Published 07/02/22
233 – Focusing in Counselling Phenomenology – New Beginnings In Episode 233 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast – the last of the season – your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly take us through today’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, we look at phenomenology – the philosophy of perception. Then in ‘Focus on Self’, we … 233 – Focusing in Counselling Read More »
Published 07/02/22
232 – Managing Vicarious Trauma The REBT Model of Counselling - What to Do When a Client Asks You a Question In Episode 232 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly are back with this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’ we look at Albert Ellis’ REBT model. Then in … 232 – Managing Vicarious Trauma Read More »
Published 06/25/22
231 – Working with Couples in Therapy Six Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Therapeutic Change – Appropriate Self-Disclosure in Counselling In Episode 231 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, join hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly as they take us through this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, we look at the 6 necessary and sufficient … 231 – Working with Couples in Therapy Read More »
Published 06/18/22
230 - Metacognitive Therapy Existential Therapy - Adapting Your Therapeutic Model In Episode 230 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly take us through this week’s three topics: First, in ‘Counselling Foundations’, we look at existential therapy. Then in ‘Focus on Self’, Rory and Ken discuss adapting your therapeutic model. … 230 – Metacognitive Therapy Read More »
Published 06/11/22
Special Edition: Counselling Children and Young People In this Special Edition Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes speaks to Kate Day about the importance of training in adolescent therapy. The NCS Children and Young People’s Therapist (CYPT) Accredited Register [starts at 01:26 mins] Firstly, Kate goes through the benefits of a new addition to NCS, the CYPT Accredited Register: … Special Edition: Counselling Children and Young People Read More »
Published 06/04/22
229 – Counselling Victims of Narcissistic Abuse The Seven Stages of Process – Difference between Being a Reflective and Reflexive Counsellor In Episode 229 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oaks and Ken Kelly take us through today’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, we’ll look at the seven stages of process. Then in … 229 – Counselling Victims of Narcissistic Abuse Read More »
Published 05/28/22
228 – Inner Child Work Attachment Theory – The Four Stages of Competence In Episode 228 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly are back with this week’s 3 topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, Rory and Ken discuss attachment theory and the importance of recognising your own attachment style. Then in … 228 – Inner Child Work Read More »
Published 05/21/22
227 - Counselling Autistic Clients Transference and Countertransference – Changing Your Supervisor In Episode 227 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, we’ll look at transference and counter transference. Then in ‘Focus on Self’, we’ll think about why you might consider changing … 227 – Counselling Autistic Clients Read More »
Published 05/14/22
226 – How to Identify Vicarious Trauma Carl Rogers’ 19 Propositions – Why We Shouldn’t Use Person-First Language to Describe Autistic People In Episode 226 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly are back with this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, Rory and Ken discuss the dreaded 19 Propositions … 226 – How to Identify Vicarious Trauma Read More »
Published 05/07/22
225 – Becoming a Clinical Supervisor Configurations of Self – Counselling in a Prison Environment In Episode 225 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly are back with this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, we’ll discuss configurations of self. Then in ‘Focus on Self’, we’ll think about whether you … 225 – Becoming a Clinical Supervisor Read More »
Published 04/30/22
224 – Narcissistic Personality Disorder Life Scripts in Transactional Analysis - Not Being Defined by Your Work In Episode 224 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, we look at life scripts from transactional analysis. Then in ‘Focus on Self’, we’ll look … 224 – Narcissistic Personality Disorder Read More »
Published 04/23/22
Special Edition: CPCAB Progression Route In this special episode of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes speaks with Derek Cunningham from the CPCAB on choosing the right courses to become a fully qualified counsellor. There is more than one way to study counselling, and throughout this episode, Rory and Derek will take us through some … Special Edition: CPCAB Progression Route Read More »
Published 04/16/22
223 – Counselling Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Ego States in Transactional Analysis – Regulating Yourself in the Therapy Room In Episode 223 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly are back with three new topics: In this week’s ‘Counselling Foundations’, we look at the ego states in transactional analysis. … 223 – Counselling Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Read More »
Published 04/02/22
222 – Time-Limited Counselling Counselling and the Law – Developing a Safe Emotional Space for Clients In Episode 222 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly are back with this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’ – counselling and the law. Then in ‘Focus on Self’, Rory and Ken discuss … 222 –  Time-Limited Counselling Read More »
Published 03/26/22
221 – The Power Threat Meaning Framework Writing a Case Study – Taking a Break from Counselling In Episode 221 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly are back with three more topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, we’ll talk about the dreaded task of writing a case study. Next in ‘Focus … 221 – The Power Threat Meaning Framework Read More »
Published 03/19/22
220 – Choosing a Clinical Supervisor Equality and Diversity in Counselling – Counselling Millennial Clients In Episode 220 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly take us through this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’ Rory and Ken look at equality and diversity. Then in ‘Focus on Self’, we'll be … 220 – Choosing a Clinical Supervisor Read More »
Published 03/12/22
219 – Common Factors in Counselling How to Write Counselling Notes – Importance of Networking for Counsellors In Episode 219 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly go through this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’ we’ll be looking at note-taking. Then in ‘Focus on Self’, think about how to … 219 – Common Factors in Counselling Read More »
Published 03/05/22
Special Edition – New Changes in the National Counselling Society In this week’s special edition of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes speaks with Jyles Robillard-Day of the National Counselling Society (NCS) about some new changes within the NCS that you can look forward to: A change in name – from the National Counselling Society … Special Edition – New Changes in the National Counselling Society Read More »
Published 02/26/22
218 - Counselling Clients with Addiction Why Did You Become a Helper? - Learning from Our Mistakes In Episode 218 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, we’ll look at the importance of knowing why you want to work in the service of others. … 218 – Counselling Clients with Addiction Read More »
Published 02/19/22
217 - Radical Empathy in Counselling Planning Your CPD as a Counsellor - Bereavement Due to COVID-19 In episode 217 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, your hosts Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly are back discussing three more topics: In this week’s ‘Counselling Foundations’, we’ll look at radical empathy. Next in ‘Focus on Self’, Rory and … 217 –  Radical Empathy in Counselling Read More »
Published 02/12/22
216 - Insurance for Counsellors The Skill of Challenge – When Friends Ask for Counselling In Episode 216 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’ we’ll look at the skill of challenging. Then in ‘Focus on Self’, we move on to how to deal … 216 – Insurance for Counsellors Read More »
Published 02/05/22
215 - Pre-Trial Therapy Preparing for Endings in Counselling – Planning Your Career as a Therapist In Episode 215 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly return with this week’s three topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, we talk about endings. Next in ‘Focus on Self’, we look at your career as a therapist. … 215 – Pre-Trial Therapy Read More »
Published 01/29/22
214 - Social Media Considerations for Therapists The Skill of Questioning in Counselling – Leaving Client Material Behind In Episode 214 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, listen as Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss this week’s three topics: In this episode’s ‘Counselling Foundations’, Rory and Ken look at the skill of appropriate questioning. Next in … 214 – Social Media Considerations for Therapists Read More »
Published 01/22/22
213 - Using Role-Playing Games in Therapy Relational Depth in Counselling – Dealing with Failure In Episode 213 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discuss this week’s three new topics: In ‘Counselling Foundations’, Rory and Ken explore the relational depth. Then in ‘Focus on Self’, we think about failure. And finally … 213 – Using Role-Playing Games in Therapy Read More »
Published 01/15/22