Night Classes at Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education

Autumn 2020 Programme

Night Classes at Ó Fiaich Institute of Further Education

Autumn 2020 Programme

Hobby Courses

AOF22 - Counselling and Psychotherapy - An Introduction

Course

AOF22  - Counselling and Psychotherapy - An Introduction

Duration 7 Weeks
Cost €95.00
Night Monday 6.30pm - 8.30pm
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 Course Description 

This course gives an outline of some of the basic requirements for those who are aware of the value of counselling and who would like to learn more about its theory and practice.

 

  • What is counselling –
  • Definitions of counselling
  • Counselling skills in daily life
  • Counselling in Ireland
  • Benefits of acquiring counselling skills
  • The counselling role -
  • Counselling and psychotherapy
  • Qualities of a counsellor
  • Styles of counselling
  • Theories of counselling
  • Elements of counselling -
  • Accurate empathy
  • Unconditional positive regard
  • Genuineness
  • Self-awareness
  • Skills used in counselling -
  • Use of questions
  • Use of empathy
  • Body language
  • Underlying feelings
  • Challenging
  • Practising skills -
  • Group work
  • Observing and listening
  • Working in pairs
  • Case studies
  • Feedback
  • Self-Awareness -
  • Emotional responses
  • Meditation and visualisation
  • Stress Management and assertiveness training models.
  • Working with dreams.
  • Underlying Issues -
  • Crisis counselling
  • Grieving
  • Self-harm
  • Abuse
  • Ethical issues
  • Limitations
  • Support for the counsellor.

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