Practical Counselling Skills

Learn the essential skills to become a effective Counsellor

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of others? Do you want to learn some new skills? Are you keen to gain insight into the role of a Counsellor?

What you’ll learn

  • The skills needed to become an effective counsellor.
  • Professional skills to serve personal and work relationships.
  • A range of listening skills which can be utilised within any chosen career.
  • How to design a series of counselling sessions in a helping relationship.
  • The importance of maintaining self-care practices for success within your personal and professional life.
  • How technology plays a role in Counselling.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 3 lectures • 8min.
  • Section 2: Listening Skills –> 7 lectures • 19min.
  • Attending Skills –> 1 lecture • 5min.
  • Reflecting and Paraphrasing –> 1 lecture • 5min.
  • Immediacy –> 1 lecture • 5min.
  • Focusing –> 1 lecture • 5min.
  • Rapport Building –> 1 lecture • 6min.
  • Silence –> 1 lecture • 10min.
  • Summarising –> 1 lecture • 4min.
  • Questions –> 1 lecture • 10min.
  • Observation –> 1 lecture • 7min.
  • The Counselling Process –> 1 lecture • 10min.
  • Confidentiality –> 1 lecture • 7min.
  • Ethical Issues and Dilemmas –> 1 lecture • 11min.
  • The Use of Technology in Counselling –> 1 lecture • 8min.
  • Multicultural Counselling –> 1 lecture • 10min.
  • Developing Self Care and Resilience –> 1 lecture • 9min.
  • Supervision –> 1 lecture • 6min.
  • Terminating the Counselling Contract –> 1 lecture • 10min.
  • Referral –> 1 lecture • 9min.
  • Recognising where you want to be –> 2 lectures • 11min.
  • 19: Recommended Reading –> 1 lecture • 7min.
  • 20: Conclusion –> 1 lecture • 3min.

Practical Counselling Skills

Requirements

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of others? Do you want to learn some new skills? Are you keen to gain insight into the role of a Counsellor?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions then this Counselling course is designed to help improve your current skills and gain some further knowledge about what the Counselling profession entails as well as giving you the opportunity for personal development to practice these skills in a reverse range of settings.

This helpful course allows you to become aware of the essential skills needed in order to become a Counsellor whilst providing you with how to apply these skills to your practice. It provides you with both tools and exercises to encourage you with developing your current communication skills and becoming aware of how you can develop these skills to enhance the way you work with others.

The course has 22 sections altogether where you will be asked to complete a short practical exercise at the end of most sections. This is to encourage you to reflect on the section’s content and test your knowledge about what you have learnt.

By the end of the course, you would have learnt about:

  • Essential skills that are needed for Counselling practice along with examples of these skills
  • How you can effectively utilise each one of these skills in your life
  • Counselling Process and what this process entails
  • Useful tools and recommended readings you can take away with you
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