Posts in The Student Files
Counselling vs Psychotherapy

Something I’ve found confusing during the last 10 weeks of my course is defining the difference between Counsellor & psychotherapist. counselling’ and ‘psychotherapy’ – used to be used more interchangeable, but now it’s more defined by modality and other key factors.

What’s the difference between a counsellor  & a psychotherapist?

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Career paths for counselling students

Counselling & Psychology is such a broad subject with plenty of careers you can go into. Most will require a post graduate degree and possible specialisation in the area you want. Plus most careers with counselling will expect you to be a member of an accredited body the most popular are BACP, UKCP, NCS & ACCPH for professional accreditation you'll have to meet strict rules on training, practice, ethics and length of experience.

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7 books every counselling student should read

Behind this blog I am a bookworm I always have either a book in my hand or playing through audible, I just love to read. Over the months, my goodreads account has grown massively full of all genres from novels to fantasy and even more so since I started my Level 2 counselling course.  Today's blog everyday challenge is; Lists / your top 10 recommendations and I couldn't think of a more fitting list than....

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Top 5 UK destinations to visit when studying Counselling & Psychology

UK i’m coming for you! Not in the literal sense, yet, but as a psychology / counselling student the UK amongst many other destinations is right at the top of my bucket list. Since I began my course 6 weeks ago I have been searching for some places across the UK to visit to further my knowledge in the psychology world.

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How to create an effective study guide & stick with it

Studying in college can be quite difficult, especially if you don't know how to it effectively. One of my new favourite techniques for studying effectively is by creating a study guide. It helps me revise the content of the class whilst also making me study valuable information I need to pass the course. This step by step guide should help you create your own as well as explain why it's an effective study method you should try!

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