Counselling Skills A (Introduction) Online Course

From: $50.00 Inc GST / week for 16 weeks

Duration

100 hrs (12 months)

Qualification

Certificate

Exam

Optional

Tutor Support

Yes unlimited by email

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About this Course

Counselling Skills is an online course that entails the practical and psychological side of the counselling process. Through this program, you will learn the following:

  • Underlying theories of counselling
  • Understand a broad range of counselling techniques beneficial for anyone working with people in a social, workplace or recreational environment.
  • Apply the counselling techniques in your day to day life.

Learn counselling skills in the comfort of your own home through our distance learning setting. Develop an understanding of the fundamental practical skills used in counselling. Completion of this course will equip you to conduct counselling sessions.

Our lessons are self-paced and run for a duration of 100 hours, after completion, you will then gain a certificate in COUNSELLING SKILLS A.

Course Aims:

  • Explain the processes involved in the training of counsellors in micro skills.
  • Explain how to commence the counselling process and evaluation of non-verbal responses and minimal responses.
  • Discuss both content and feeling, and their appropriateness to the counselling process.
  • Demonstrate different questioning techniques and to understand risks involved with some types of questioning.
  • Demonstrate how to use various micro-skills including summarising, confrontation, and reframing.
  • Demonstrate self-destructive beliefs and show methods of challenging them, including normalising.
  • Explain how counselling a client can improve their psychological well-being through making choices, overcoming psychological blocks and facilitating actions.
  • Demonstrate effective ways of terminating a counselling session and to explain ways of addressing dependency.

 

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Your Tutor

Karen Gail Ibanez, M.A. Clinical Psychology, B.Sc. Psychology
Karen Ibanez

In 2007, Karen Gail worked as a psychometrician where she administered and interpreted psychological tests in a private neuro-psychiatric clinic and was promoted to junior psychologist after two years where her role changed to psychological assessment and evaluation. By 2009, she started giving training and seminars to affiliate companies of the clinic that she worked for. By 2011, she was promoted again as an assistant psychologist and started with the counseling practice which is one of the clinic’s services. Most of clients she had was for anger management, career counseling as well as family counseling. She resigned from the clinic after eight years but was asked to serve as the clinic’s consultant.

In 2010, worked as an assistant professor in a university where she taught courses in psychology as well as philosophy but mainly focusing on Psychological Testing and Development.