All of our interactions with others are dictated by our own person politics, and counselling is no exception to this rule.
In this interview, Lecturer and Counsellor Rory Lees-Oakes , re-visits some of the ideas first explored by Anne Kearney in her seminal book, ‘Counselling class and Politics” first published in 1996.
Rory will explore some of the ‘Undeclared influences in therapy’ described in the book, as well as a reflection of more contemporary issues that face therapists working in ,what has been described as an Age of Austerity.Read More
With most counselling courses asking students to complete a research module, therapist and trainer Rory Lees-Oakes shares his top tips for successful research projects and observations on what constitutes a competent presentation of findings.
Rory has recently written a course guide entitled ‘Rory’s Easy Research’ which will be available on his website counsellingtutor.com from the 8th of September 2014.Read More
Rory explains the common errors that students make when submitting final portfolios.
Writing a case study is a particular challenge as students seek to combine practical work with theory and philosophy. Rory will offer some practical advice on difficulties particularly with case study writing.Read More
Rory has recently set up counselling tutor.com specifically to support students as they journey through their training, as part of the launch of the website Rory written “How to Survive Counselling Training”, the book contains lots of great advice on courses, placements and assignments.
In the interview Rory talked to us about his experience of being a student and then a lecturer in counselling, offering his top tips for surviving counselling training.Read More