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How to Write An Essay for Your Counselling Course: A Step-By-Step Guide with Dr. John Wilson, PhD.

In this workshop, John will explain, with a sample essay, how to write a counselling...

Last updated 22 July 2024

In this workshop, John will explain, with a sample essay, how to write a counselling assignment, including researching and referencing, constructing a logical essay, and using a checklist to be sure that your assignment meets all the criteria.

In a previous life, John was a class teacher who morphed into a senior lecturer in education. From this, he moved into counselling training. All this amounts to 50 years of teaching experience that John will bring to this workshop.

Learning Objective Participants Can Expect From This Event

  • Understand the essential components of constructing a logical essay
  • Develop an understanding of the criteria required for successful completion of a counselling assignment
  • Utilise a checklist to ensure that all criteria are met in the given assignment

Who is This Workshop Appropriate For?

  • Counselling Students

How May This Workshop Impact Your Practice?

  • The workshop will help students develop the strategies needed for writing counselling assignments

Course Content

How to Write An Essay for Your Counselling Course: A Step-By-Step Guide with Dr. John Wilson, PhD.

Presenter

Dr John Wilson

Dr. John Wilson PhD. John has specialised in bereavement and loss for 20 years, as a counsellor, supervisor and trainer. He is author of Supporting People through Loss and Grief: An Introduction for Counsellors and Other Caring Practitioners.

He completed his PhD in 2000 after six years of case study research with bereaved clients. John is a visiting research fellow at York St John University and Director of Bereavement Services at York St John University Counselling and Mental Health Clinic.

Since early March, John has taken a close interest in adapting the outcomes of his doctoral thesis to supporting clients bereaved of a loved one from Covid-19 and those bereaved from other causes during the lockdown.

With other counsellors he runs a closed support group on social media, for those bereaved during the Covid-19 pandemic.