Practical Counselling Skills
|Time||12:30 - 14:30|
Learn how to counsel people effectively by using different psychotherapeutic theories. We will address the pitfalls in counselling and then offer positive practical skills. Concerns and areas covered will include stress, relationships, assertiveness, mental wellness, bereavement, dreams, sexuality, anxiety, coping strategies, and how to manage conflict. Whatever level of experience or knowledge that you have already, individuals will become self-aware and benefit on a personal growth level.
Counselling training video
Jeanie features in three counselling videos of real life counselling sessions produced by Goggle box.
This latter video demonstrates the practical skills of working spontaneously in therapy with clients, seen for the first time with Jeanie having no pre knowledge of the issues that they would present. No cuts or editing was made. The Different Folks wanted to work on differing issues of inner conflict, cognitive dissonance, bereavement; sexual anxieties ,relationship difficulties, childhood recall of her previous country of origin and a different culture; psychosexual, and the guilt and regret of leaving children in divorce.
The Different Strokes, that is demonstrating practical alternative therapeutic approaches included Transactional Analysis; Gestalt therapy; Neuro Linguistic programming, Bereavement Counselling, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Psychodrama.
Jeanie began her career as a nursery nurse, then a physical education teacher, psychologist, psychotherapist, psychometric tester, broadcaster and author.
Academic qualifications - NNEB, Cert Ed, Dip PE, C&G234, Dip Couns, Dip Soc, MSc Psyche
PE qualifications -England Team Manager for women Basketball; first woman coach and referee for ABBA LTA coach. AVA coach BTA coach