Chapter 2: Becoming a Counsellor or Psychotherapist

Learning Objectives

This chapter discusses the factors that might need to be taken into account when embarking on training so that the learning opportunities are maximised and the impact these factors have on your professional and personal development. 

Reflection Questions

  • What are some of the challenges that need to be navigated on this journey and how will you face these?
  • Why is it beneficial to consider the training process as a lifelong 'journal'?

With these questions in mind, watch the following video:

Transpersonal therapist, Jan Mojsa, discusses the importance of the counselling 'journey'