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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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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.

    189 – Role of Parents in Mental Health

    189 – Role of Parents in Mental Health

    189 - Role of Parents in Mental Health History of CBT – Choosing the Right Equipment for Working Online Episode 189 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast opens with Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talking through the history of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in ‘Student Check-In’. ‘Digital Counselling Revolution’ then looks at the equipment you will…

    • 43 min
    188 – Counselling for Personality Disorders

    188 – Counselling for Personality Disorders

    188 - Counselling for Personality Disorders Dual Process Model of Grief – Attachment Issues in Telephone Therapy In episode 188 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly start with ‘Student Check-In’, discussing the dual process model of grief. In ‘Digital Counselling Revolution’, they then turn to attachment issues in telephone therapy –…

    • 39 min
    187 – Walk-and-Talk Therapy

    187 – Walk-and-Talk Therapy

    187 – Walk-and-Talk Therapy Use of Homework in CBT – Timing of Communication in Asynchronous Counselling Episode 187 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast opens with Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly talking about the strengths and weaknesses of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and in particular the use of homework in this popular modality. ‘Digital Counselling Revolution’ then…

    • 39 min
    186 – Understanding Your Attachment Style

    186 – Understanding Your Attachment Style

    186 – Understanding Your Attachment Style Counselling Training in Australia – Managing Digital Footprints In Episode 186 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes interviews Torrie Hall, a final-year counselling student from Australia. ‘Digital Counselling Revolution’ then focuses on the importance of managing digital footprints when working online, before – in Practice Matters – the presenters…

    • 38 min
    Special Edition – National Counselling Society: Autonomy-Centred and Process-Centred Counselling Practice

    Special Edition – National Counselling Society: Autonomy-Centred and Process-Centred Counselling Practice

    Special Edition – National Counselling Society: Autonomy-Centred and Process-Centred Counselling Practice We broadcast a special edition podcast on the National Counselling Society (NCS) in March 2019. This followed questions posed by members of the Counselling Tutor Facebook group. Rory then revisited the NCS in October 2020, with more questions gathered from the Facebook group, and spoke to NCS Chief…

    • 35 min
    185 – Choosing Online Therapy Platforms for Therapists

    185 – Choosing Online Therapy Platforms for Therapists

    185 – Choosing Online Therapy Platforms for Therapists The Women Who Changed Counselling – Working with Eating Disorders Episode 185 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast begins with Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discussing influential women in the field of counselling and psychotherapy. ‘Digital Counselling Revolution’ then looks at how to choose online therapy platforms for therapists. Last,…

    • 38 min

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