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You, Me & The Counselling World

A podcast dedicated to helping student and trainee Counsellors on the road to becoming qualified and beyond, by experienced Counsellor and Supervisor Becky Whittaker.

Tracks

Trusting In Your Ability To Remember What Is Important as a Counsellor
In todays episode I discuss how to trust in your own ability to remember the important bits when working with a client and some strategies to help. If you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldJoin the debate....www.facebook.com/StepbyStepCounsellingCollegewww.stepbystepcounsellingcollege.co.uk/whatwouldyoudoThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Becky x
21:18 09/04/2024
Clothes, Chairs & More; Discussing Power In The Therapy Room
In todays episode I talk all things power and what happened when I went to see a therapist who kept on looking at the clock!If you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldJoin the debate....www.facebook.com/StepbyStepCounsellingCollegewww.stepbystepcounsellingcollege.co.uk/whatwouldyoudoThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Becky xP.S Be kind to yourself always. :)
24:41 19/02/2024
What To Do If You Realise You Can't Work With Your Client.
There are times in all of our counselling careers, whether it is during training or later that we come across situations that mean we can't work with a client anymore. Here in this reassuring chat we look at scenarios and how to handle different situations, including keeping your client safe and kindness for yourself. Please take any dilemmas like these to your own full qualified supervisor.If you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldJoin the debate......www.facebook.com/StepbyStepCounsellingCollegewww.stepbystepcounsellingcollege.co.uk/whatwouldyoudoThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Becky xP.S Be kind to yourself always. :)
26:25 26/01/2024
Setting Up Private Practice and Spilling the Tea on Why I had to Leave my Office.
In this episode I talk about setting up private practice and share my tips and thoughts. I also share why I had to leave my office as it is something people often ask me. Please note that I talk about insurance and professional body membership in this episode, this is relating only to the UK as each country will have their own requirements and professional organisational criteria.If you would like to access the website design services of my 17 year old son, his website can be found at www.jkwwebdesign.co.uk please quote the code PODCAST when enquiring for £30 discount off a 4 page £150 website (hosting costs apply).If you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldJoin the debate......www.facebook.com/StepbyStepCounsellingCollegewww.stepbystepcounsellingcollege.co.uk/whatwouldyoudoThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Becky xP.S Be kind to yourself always. :)
26:20 22/12/2023
How to Deal with a Confidence Crisis Whilst in Counselling Training
By popular request on a recent Facebook poll here is the episode you have all been waiting for. I hope it helps, feel free to strike up a conversation on my Facebook page (link below). For those of you interested in the dilemmas I mentioned please see links below to that too, it would be lovely if you would take part and share with others too.If you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldJoin the debate......www.facebook.com/StepbyStepCounsellingCollegewww.stepbystepcounsellingcollege.co.uk/whatwouldyoudoThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Becky xP.S Be kind to yourself always. :)
21:13 26/09/2023
Feeling Nervous about Counselling Training? This is for you...
I am back today with an episode where I explore why counselling training is so nerve wracking. Whether you are nervous about returning to your course or nervous to make a start, this is for you.If you are interested in starting some training and are based in Devon you might like to take a look at the college that I run with my business partner Simon.http://www.stepbystepcounsellingcollege.co.ukIf you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Becky xP.S Be kind to yourself always. :)
19:57 15/08/2023
How to Thrive During Your Placement
I am back today from a sunny recording room with an unedited and raw chat about how to thrive on placement rather than just survive it. Lots of tips about setting up the placement, looking after yourself, supervision and more.If you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Becky xP.S Be kind to yourself always. :)
27:05 02/05/2023
The Pro's and Con's of Paying for Supervision on Placement
Financially things are tight right now for so many, with this in mind I wanted to record this very ad hoc episode to talk off the cuff about supervision whilst on placement and why it might not be as important as you think looking for a placement that provides supervision. Let me talk you through the pro's and con's.If you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Becky xP.S Be kind to yourself always. :)Tags: counsellorscounsellingstudent counsellor
22:37 03/01/2023
Question From Listener; My Counselling Training Story
I was contacted by a lovely listener called Laura, she asked if I could tell my story about what my Level 2 Course was like, how I managed my work life balance, if I have any top tips and more. Today, off the back of Laura's question I share my training story from my Level 2 Certificate in Counselling, to Level 3 through to my Diploma in Counselling. I also speak in depth about the struggles I faced along the way with managing time, placements and more.  With thanks to Laura, I hope this hits the mark for you.If you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Becky xP.S Be kind to yourself always. :)
27:52 18/11/2022
What To Look For In A Counselling Course with Becky Whittaker and Simon Heath
Today, my friend (and business partner) Simon Heath and I discuss all things training related, including what we think is important to look for in a training college, whether online counselling training works and why the getting the right environment for training is so important. Whether you are looking at Level 2 Courses or embarking on a Diploma we hope this helps.Information on our own counselling college based in Devon can be found here on our website. If you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Becky xP.S Be kind to yourself always. :)
45:07 29/09/2022
My Thoughts on The Death of The Queen and What This May Mean For Counsellor and Client
In a tribute episode to Her Royal Majesty the Queen I wanted to share my own thoughts on her loss, my own grief and what this may mean for both counsellor and client.The book mentioned can be found here. If you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Becky xP.S Be kind to yourself always. :)
15:11 14/09/2022
10 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Starting My Private Practice
I have learnt a lot since I started out in private practice more than a decade ago. In this episode I talk about the 10 things I was I had known. For both students and newly qualified therapists I hope you find it helpful.If you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Becky xP.S Be kind to yourself always. :)
27:52 05/08/2022
Discussing All Things Journaling and How You Can Find a Way to Enjoy It
If you are on a counselling diploma, the chances are that you will be required to write a journal, if you have been putting it off, this is the episode for you.If you would like to leave me a 5 star review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Tags: counsellorscounsellingstudent counsellor
12:47 28/06/2022
What To Expect When Moving From Remote Client Work To Face To Face
If you are used to working online or via the phone, the idea of meeting with clients in the room for the first time and transitioning to face to face work can be a little nerve wracking. I am here to share some hints, tips and tell you why I find working in the room preserves my energy.If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor.  This podcast does not substitute professional training in any way, to work as a counsellor you will need appropriate qualifications.Tags: counsellorscounsellingstudent counsellor
22:31 20/04/2022
When Comparison Is The Thief Of Joy
This week, I want to discuss comparisons to others, how it can leave us feeling under confident, unhappy and not good enough. These are my musings on the topic, I hope you find it helpful.If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. 
16:55 04/03/2022
Preparing To Get The Best From Supervision
I am back with a requested episode, this time exploring Supervision, what it is all about, why you are not doing it wrong and what an earth you are supposed to talk about. By the end of this I hope that you can be prepared to get the best out of Supervision. This episode is suitable for both students and fully qualified therapists.If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. 
21:27 23/02/2022
You, Me & The Counselling World - Sometimes We Just Need To Step Back
After a long break from recording, I am so happy to be back. Today, I share with you what I have been doing, some of the thought processes I have had and why sometimes, we all just need to step back.If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. 
15:47 23/12/2021
Working With Objects in The Therapy Room
Today I am back for episode 16 and want to share with you about my experience of using objects within therapy, both with my clients and for my own development. From pebbles, to buttons to boats I cover it all. I hope this inspires you!If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. 
22:19 19/08/2021
I Feel Overwhelmed and Tips To Help Deal With It.
Today I speak in a raw and personal way about how overwhelmed I am feeling, through the course of the episode I share how I have learnt to recognise this feeling, how I sabotage myself and whilst talking it through with you all I formulate a plan of how to deal with these feelings, hoping that this should be useful to you too.If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. Tags: counsellorscounsellingstudent counsellor
22:10 05/08/2021
How To Deal With Imposter Syndrome As A Student Counsellor
You know when you feel like you shouldn't be doing what you are, you feel like you haven't worked hard enough to be where you are and that good things come about by sheer luck? If you feel this way, this episode is for you, as I explore and discuss Imposter Syndrome.If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. 
17:25 29/07/2021
How I Use CBT With My Clients
As an integrative counsellor, I really enjoy having different tools to use alongside my very relational approach to therapy. One of the tools I often reach for is elements of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). In this episode I discuss which CBT tools I use and how I work them into therapy if it feels useful and helpful to do so. Welcome to my tool bag!Here is a link to the Oxford Guide to Behavioral Experiments.  If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. 
19:47 22/07/2021
Feel The Fear, But Don't Let It Stop You With Sarah Reddan
Today I am joined by Therapeutic Coach and fellow podcaster; Sarah Reddan. Together we explore fear and how to move through your training without letting it hold you back.If you would like to work with Sarah, you can find her website here,Connect with her on her therapies Facebook page and listen to her wonderful podcast;  Conversations With Sarah.If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. Tags: counsellorscounsellingstudent counsellor
31:44 15/07/2021
How I Prepare To See Clients
Today, I thought it would be useful and hopefully interesting to talk about how I prepare to see clients, the little routine and rituals that I follow and how it has changed over the years. A crucial concept for any student / trainee counsellor to think about.If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. 
20:49 08/07/2021
Reminiscing With Cassie De Pourtales: Our Diploma Days, Self Care, Feeling Good Enough and More!
A very special episode 10, today I reminisce with Cassie De Pourtales, a wonderful articulate and passionate lady that I met on our counselling diploma. Here we talk all things training, fluffy socks, the highs and the challenges of our diploma days.If you would like to learn more about Cassie, her work with young people and her new service offering Parent Consultations, please see her website and Facebook page.To purchase her book, please visit Cassie's online shop.To learn more about the virtual sand tray she mentioned, please see Simply Sandplay.If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. 
50:19 01/07/2021
Q&A; Training Advice, First Client Experience and More!
This week I answer your questions, I loved making this one! If you enjoy and would like me to do another Q&A soon please let me know. Thanks for all of your support, I am so excited about how many people I am reaching!If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. 
21:23 24/06/2021
Let's Talk About Finding The Right Supervisor For You
Welcome to a hot and humid Devon for episode 8, this week I talk to you about what I think you could look for in a supervisor for your counselling work. This episode is aimed at trainee / student counsellors, but is also a good resource for qualified counsellors that are looking to change their supervisor.If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors. If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. 
21:00 17/06/2021
How To Build Self Confidence
Episode 7 is all about self confidence and how to build it, from thinking about how you talk to yourself, to taking feedback, right through to thinking about utilising supervision to help build confidence both in your work and personally. If you are a student / trainee counsellor, or just feel interested in starting to be proud of yourself, this is the episode for you.If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture and helps to support me in what I am trying to achieve in reaching lots of student counsellors.  If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another one.....Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. 
21:54 10/06/2021
You, Me & The Counselling World - Learning About Yourself and Why It Matters
Welcome to episode 6, this week is all around learning about yourself and why it is important in your work as a counsellor, how you can expand your knowledge of yourself and how to use that knowledge in your counselling work and in life. This is a must listen for anyone training or thinking of beginning a course; I hope you find it useful.If you would like to leave me a review, please do, it would mean a lot to me on this brand new venture. If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another episode.Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. Becky x
27:51 03/06/2021
You, Me & The Counselling World - My Route to Becoming A Counsellor and Supervisor
Great to have you here for episode 5, this week by popular request I talk about my route into becoming a counsellor and supervisor, including my training route, challenges along the way, my placement and more.In this episode I talk about my experiences of different training providers; these experiences are from many years ago and things have changed hugely in the time since I qualified. I talk lots about how a classroom setting doesn't always work for counselling training in my opinion but I wanted to add, it is not really about the fixtures and furnishings - an experiential course comes from the passion, care and diligence of the tutors - I am hoping that you are all getting this on your own courses. If you enjoy this episode please be sure to check out previous recordings and please follow so that you don't miss another episode.Come and start a conversation over on Facebook at....www.facebook.com/YouMeAndTheCounsellingWorldThe opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. Becky xTags: counsellorscounsellingstudent counsellor
33:50 27/05/2021
You, Me & The Counselling World - How To Avoid Overdoing It On Placement.
Thank you for joining me for episode 4 it is great to have you listening. This episode focusses on how to get the very best experience from your placement including how to avoid over doing things and taking on more than you can comfortably manage, how to avoid comparing yourself to course peers and how to plan your diary so that self care doesn't suffer.This is a big topic that is so very relevant to student counsellors working right now, especially with the Covid 19 pandemic.Please come and connect with me on Facebook. The opinions in this podcast are my own. This is no substitution for professional supervision and therapy. Please discuss your own work or concerns with your qualified supervisor. Becky x
28:40 20/05/2021

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