208 episodes

The Counselling Tutor podcast serves current and prospective students of counselling and psychotherapy, as well as qualified practitioners, supervisors and tutors. Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly examine the theory and practice of counselling and deliver academic, practice-based and CPD-related content in an easy-to-understand and fun podcast.



Students and practitioners of person-centred counselling, transactional analysis (TA) and behavioural models (e.g. CBT) will find something relevant to their studies and work on the Counselling Tutor podcast.

Counselling Tutor Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes

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The Counselling Tutor podcast serves current and prospective students of counselling and psychotherapy, as well as qualified practitioners, supervisors and tutors. Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly examine the theory and practice of counselling and deliver academic, practice-based and CPD-related content in an easy-to-understand and fun podcast.



Students and practitioners of person-centred counselling, transactional analysis (TA) and behavioural models (e.g. CBT) will find something relevant to their studies and work on the Counselling Tutor podcast.

    198 – Use of Silence in Counselling

    198 – Use of Silence in Counselling

    198 – Use of Silence in Counselling Does Your History Inform Your Practice? – Race and Culture In Episode 198 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly take us through three topics: ‘Counselling Foundations’ – where in this episode the use of silence within counselling will be explored. ‘Focus on Self’ – … 198 – Use of Silence in Counselling Read More »

    • 41 min
    197 – Academic Writing in Counselling

    197 – Academic Writing in Counselling

    197 - Academic Writing in Counselling Who Are You in Your Practice? – Working with Moral Injury In Episode 197 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast – the first of the new season, as we enter the start of the 2021/22 academic year – presenters Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly introduce two new regular slots: ‘Counselling … 197 – Academic Writing in Counselling Read More »

    • 47 min
    Special Edition – Q&A with the National Counselling Society

    Special Edition – Q&A with the National Counselling Society

    Special Edition – Q&A with the National Counselling Society In this special edition of the Counselling Tutor Podcast, Rory Lees-Oakes interviews two members of the National Counselling Society’s Council – Freya Bottomley (Interim Chief Executive during Chief Executive Meg Moss’s maternity leave) and Jyles Robillard Day (Head of Engagement and Development). Rory asks questions posed … Special Edition – Q&A with the National Counselling Society Read More »

    • 32 min
    Special Edition – CPCAB’s Online Courses

    Special Edition – CPCAB’s Online Courses

    Special Edition – CPCAB’s Online Courses During academic breaks, we sometimes broadcast special editions of the Counselling Tutor Podcast. In this special edition – broadcast in the summer break of 2021, as the COVID-19 continues but is no longer at its peak – Rory Lees-Oakes speaks to Kelly Budd, Head of Qualifications at the Counselling … Special Edition – CPCAB’s Online Courses Read More »

    • 16 min
    196 – Importance of Self-Care in Supervision

    196 – Importance of Self-Care in Supervision

    196 - Importance of Self-Care in Supervision Interview with a Student – Goals in Therapy In Episode 196 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast – the last of this season, prior to the summer break – presenter Rory Lees-Oakes interviews student Ruth Watson in ‘Student Check-In’. ‘Focus on Supervision’ then sees Rory and Ken Kelly looking … 196 – Importance of Self-Care in Supervision Read More »

    • 46 min
    195 – Therapeutic Impasse

    195 – Therapeutic Impasse

    195 – Therapeutic Impasse Seven Tasks of Supervision – Managing Scepticism in Counselling Clients Episode 195 of the Counselling Tutor Podcast opens with presenters Rory Lees-Oakes and Ken Kelly discussing therapeutic impasse in ‘Student Check-In’. Then, in ‘Focus on Supervision’, they explore Michael Carroll’s seven tasks of supervision. Last, Rory talks with counsellor Sally-Anne Armitage … 195 – Therapeutic Impasse Read More »

    • 41 min

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