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 9: Expectations and the Reality of Training
Expectations and the Reality of Training
Graduate school can only give you a start because of its inherent limitations and your own overly high expectations.
(Kottler & Hazler, 1997)
To be accepted on a professional training course can engender a wide range of feelings from excitement and optimism to apprehension and a feeling of dread. These feelings, coupled ...