181 episodes

The Counselling Tutor podcast serves student counsellors and psychotherapists in training. Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly examine the theory and practice of counselling and deliver academic content in an easy to understand and fun podcast.



Students of Person Centred counselling, Transactional Analysis and behavioural models such as CBT will find something relevant to their studies on the Counselling Tutor Podcast.

Counselling Tutor Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes

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    • 4.8 • 55 Ratings

The Counselling Tutor podcast serves student counsellors and psychotherapists in training. Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly examine the theory and practice of counselling and deliver academic content in an easy to understand and fun podcast.



Students of Person Centred counselling, Transactional Analysis and behavioural models such as CBT will find something relevant to their studies on the Counselling Tutor Podcast.

    176 – Working with Challenging Clients in Counselling

    176 – Working with Challenging Clients in Counselling

    176 – Working with Challenging Clients in Counselling Immediacy – Self-Care in Online Working In episode 176 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly look at the skill of immediacy in the ‘Student Check-In’. ‘Digital Counselling Revolution’ then focuses on self-care in online working. Last, in ‘Practice Matters’, the presenters discuss working…

    • 42 min
    175 – Supervision for Online Therapy Work

    175 – Supervision for Online Therapy Work

    175 – Supervision for Online Therapy Work Diversity – Polyvagal Theory In episode 175 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast – the first for 2021 – Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly open with the ‘Student Check-In’, discussing diversity. ‘Digital Counselling Revolution’ then looks at supervision for online therapy work. Finally, in ‘Practice Matters’, Rory interviews counsellor…

    • 41 min
    174 – The Polyvagal Theory in Counselling Practice

    174 – The Polyvagal Theory in Counselling Practice

    174 – Polyvagal Theory in Counselling Practice Self Psychology – Digital Presence Online In episode 174 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly look at self-psychology in the ‘Student Check-In’. Then, in ‘Digital Counselling Revolution’, they discuss the importance of being mindful of how you present yourself online. Last, ‘Practice Matters’ focuses…

    • 36 min
    173 – Talking about Sex in Therapy

    173 – Talking about Sex in Therapy

    173 – Talking about Sex in Therapy Configurations of Self – Sending and Receiving Contracts Online Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly open episode 173 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast with the ‘Student Check-In’, looking at configurations of self. Then, in the ‘Digital Counselling Revolution’, they give tips on how to get counselling contracts signed when…

    • 37 min
    172 – Working with Trauma in Counselling

    172 – Working with Trauma in Counselling

    172 – Working with Trauma in Counselling Timelines in Therapy – Taking Digital Payments In episode 172 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly start with the ‘Student Check-In’, in which they discuss the use of timelines in therapy. Then, in the ‘Digital Counselling Revolution’, they give some pointers to taking payments…

    • 39 min
    171 – Assessment in Counselling

    171 – Assessment in Counselling

    171 – Assessment in Counselling Placement Update from CPCAB – Importance of Research In episode 171 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes talks to Kelly Budd of CPCAB about student placements during the COVID-19 pandemic. Then, in ‘The Digital Counselling Revolution’, Rory and Ken Kelly discuss the importance of research in counselling. Last, ‘Practice…

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
55 Ratings

55 Ratings

Juliezzzz ,

Counselling Tutor

What expert counselling advice for myself as a student of counselling. The skills I learn through Ken and Rorys teaching is greatly supporting and advancing my learning at Uni.

JRBSays ,

What a great resource

Loving this podcast which is a great addition to one’s learning resources.

oneofakind14 ,

Thanks so much

I have just started studying counselling skills I am so happy to have found your podcast it is helping me so much greatly appreciated Glenda (Australia)

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