Advancment, Development & Promotion
A counsellor can become a phycologist by completing 4-5 years of study to achieve their bachelors degree in phycology required to achieve a master’s degree or a doctorate degree in physiology. Wheather taking the course online or at university you will be required to participate in field work as well as spending one on one time with another professional in the industry, to further extend their skills.
A counsellor specialises in one particular category including wheather its marriage counselling, mental health counselling or a guidance counselling. A counsellor can specialise in more than one category but must obtain a degree in that category wheather its an education counsellor or a substance abuse counsellor.
Multiple skills, attributes and techniques are required for a good and effective counsellor. Warmth and compassion are crucial when it comes to counselling and dealing with people’s person problems and feelings. Warmth and compassion also contribute to asking relevant and appropriate questions as well as having good listening skills. These skills allow the patient to open up but also feel comfortable about doing so.
Personal Attributes & Skills Required
After contact with a profression in the career i have gained new and important knowledge. A career as a counsellor can be extremely stressful and emotionally and phyically tiering. A strong and stable person is best for the career.
Insight Gained Into Career