By Nathan Beel and Florence Ee Recently I (Nathan) was asked by a recent counselling graduate for some tips for her upcoming interview. Rather than simply emailing the tips that might have some benefit for one person, this prompted me to consider a blog post that could provide wider benefit. I mentioned the idea to […]
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Nathan Beel is a counselling lecturer, counsellor, and clinical supervisor.
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By Nathan Beel, 2018 www.nathanbeel.com In the second part of this three-part series, I discussed five strategies for increasing one’s chance of counselling employment. These included possess a minimum of degree level or higher, gain volunteer experience in counselling, be a member of a counselling association, become known within the profession, and develop a positive […]
By Nathan Beel 2018 www.nathanbeel.com In the first part of this series, I discussed the competitive nature of advertised counselling applications. We have established that employers are looking for who they perceive to be the best applicant out of their pool of applicants. Your role then is to give yourself as many chances as possible […]
Article contributed by Nathan Beel Reality hit me hard when I graduated with my first counselling degree. I was 23 years old and confident that obtaining my degree meant that I would become employed as a counsellor in the first weeks of looking for work. I diligently applied for successive positions and on occasions when […]
Does more really equal more?
There are many ways of viewing the recent US elections. One thing that was evident to me was the struggle between groups fearful of marginalisation on both sides of the political spectrum. People desperately tried to ensure their views were heard and priorities respected. Each side descended into more intensified rhetoric and devaluing of their […]