Counsellor’s Life – Karol Misso


I had the opportunity to interview KAROL MISSO on his passion, inspirations, home and counsellor life. Karol is a Fellow member of QCA and his profile is available on LinkedIn.

 

YOUR PASSION

  1. Your favourite hobby? Travel
  2. Favourite sports player? Dave Warner
  3. Guilty pleasure People Watching (as a behavioural therapist)
  4. I can’t live without My toothbrush
  5. The charity I support? Act for Peace
  6. Next travel destination? Iran (when it is safe to do so)
  7. I love the sound of…Birds
  8. I would like to learn..Mandarin
  9. If I could rid the world of one thing it would be War
  10. I have a fear of… Drowning
  11. My hidden talent is Ballroom Dancing
  12. Before I die I must…Clean out all my files, correspondence
  13. My writing inspiration is Carl Rogers

 

INSPIRATIONS

  1. Favourite TV shows? SBS News
  2. Singers Bing Crosby
  3. Movies Documentaries
  4. What makes you laugh? Humour in my mother tongue
  5. People I admire… Those who work tirelessly for peace with justice
  6. What inspires you? Those who manage life with strength notwithstanding severe setbacks
  7. The best advice I ever got? Value myself
  8. Worst advice I ever got. Always put others first
  9. Ultimate dinner party guests? Archbishop Desmond Tutu & Barack Obama

 

HOME

  1. Favourite room in my home? Study
  2. Most treasured possession Books
  3. Favourite drink? Hot Chocolate
  4. Favourite takeaway? Butter Chicken
  5. Best place ever lived Brisbane
  6. The best part of the day Afternoon

 

COUNSELLING

  1. Favourite counselling framework Solution Focussed Therapy
  2. What are you most proud of with your counselling work?
    Inspiring my students/supervisees to see counselling as enabling individuals to reach their full potential
  3. Favourite counselling book Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion – Carol Tavris
  4. Most expensive counselling workshop that you have attended David Schnarch
  5. What do you take with you to your counselling room
    Client file, appointment diary, paper & pen, tissues and water
  6. Self-care strategy for yourself
    Prayer and worship, disciplined lifestyle, conscious effort to apply counselling to self and my relationships
  7. What did you struggle with when you first started counselling?
    How my clients would perceive me
  8. Favourite counselling quote “Who you are speaks loudest to your clients”
  9. Advice to new counsellors “Handle with care what is trusted to you by clients”
  10. Hopes for the counselling profession
    That its goals and principles may seek to bring wholeness to clients

 

 

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