Counsellor, lecturer, group facilitator, content writer
This course was written by a qualified counsellor and educator with over 10 years’ experience in personal development training, group facilitation and adult education. She has brought all her skills and knowledge to the design and content of the training to ensure it is practical, engaging and useful.
More about Sue:
Prior to her retirement, Sue O’Connell was a member of the UK counselling professional body, the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) as well as the Australian Counselling Association (ACA).
Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and English, Diploma in Humanistic Counselling, Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Certificate in Couples Counselling, plus a variety of professional development courses.
Sue O’Connell has an educational background, and has been a Programme Manager and lecturer in counselling skills and theory at a well known UK institute for many years.
She is a highly skilled counselling lecturer whose interactive, experiential courses have earned her rave reviews from her students.
Many of them have gone on to have successful careers in the field of counselling and therapy, inspired by her dynamic teaching style and the passion she imparted for personal growth and mental well-being.
She has extensive experience of devising and running personal development workshops and is a skilled group facilitator.
She has developed and written the course material for a range of counselling programmes that are used to this day by counselling tutors.
In her previous career, Sue successfully ran the English Department of a large, well regarded high school as the Head of English.
She is now semi-retired and this is the first online course she has written. She hopes you enjoy it and find it useful.