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This course aims to enable students to develop the personal qualities and professional skills necessary for competent and reflective practitioners within a person centred framework. Self-awareness, counselling theory, practice and research are integrated to a level that enables course members to engage with therapeutic processes in a range of counselling relationships. Although the counselling programme is structured on a modular basis it is conceptualised as a comprehensive experience. The programme has four strands: Counselling Relationship and Therapeutic Process; Counselling Theory and Research; Personal Development; Professional Development. This course constitutes the 1st module of the counselling programme.
|30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Specifically, this course aims to enable students to:
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
|Development of an in-depth and critical understanding of Carl Rogers' theory of therapy and personality change.
|Ability to implement the person-centred therapeutic attitudes of unconditional positive regard, empathy, and congruence in the counselling relationship.
|Ability to use feedback effectively to identify areas for further development.
|Ability to establish and maintain appropriate professional boundaries.