This highly practical and informative book is designed for all who are considering training in counselling, counselling psychology or psychotherapy. To secure work within these increasingly professional and competitive fields, candidates need to have the appropriate training and qualifications. While theoretically and in practice the professional groups have much in common, each has its own distinct training routes and qualifications, which can be confusing for the newcomer. A Beginners Guide to Training in Counselling and Psychotherapy sets out clearly the range of options for trainees including the professional pathways and main theoretical models available to them.
Chapter 12: Personal Experiences of Training
Personal Experiences of Training
In this chapter, we present personal reflections on trainees’ experiences on different courses. Susanne Robbins and David Purves each write about their expectations and approaches to managing the demands of their training. These are presented separately below.
Learning how to Listen: Susanne Robbins
Looking back over the past year, I cannot believe how much I have learned, ...