Premium Membership

CSR resources are mapped to UK awarding bodies
Level's 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and Masters

What's is in the Premium Member Library?

  • Hundreds of hours of on-demand lectures on topics you will cover during your counselling training. 


  • Thousands of counselling study related handouts and documents – all searchable, referenced and citable
  • Assignment help section with study guides and examples of assignments that have passed criteria
  • An exclusive community where you will mix with fellow students who understand and support your study journey
  • You also get your own virtual counselling tutor who is available to answer your questions and help you in your studies

Over 100 Hours of on-demand lectures
Here are a few topic examples

  • How to pass the skills evaluation
  • How to get a placement (placement workshop)
  • Models of personal development
  • Research workshop - how to pass your research module
  • Assignment criteria decoded
  • How to link skills to practice
  • How to write a case study
  • How to compare and contrast modalities
  • How to best use PD groups
  • Attachment theory explained
  • Transference and counter transference explained
  • Carol Rogers 6 necessary and sufficient conditions for therapeutic change
  • Life and times of Carl Rogers
  • 19 Propositions explained – Carl Rogers
  • 7 stages of process explained
  • New developments in Person Centred therapy
  • Dialogical theory explained
  • Critique of Person Centred Therapy
  • Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Stages of human development – Erikson
  • Models of mental health
  • Principles of Transactional Analysis (TA)
  • Introduction to Existential Therapy
  • Introduction to Gestalt Therapy
  • Skills evaluation explained
  • How to structure a skills session
  • Effective use of questioning
  • Working with metaphor
  • Using challenge as a skill
  • Linking skills to practice
  • How the brain processes trauma
  • How to get the most from your continuous professional development
  • Working with young people – what you need to know
  • GDPR and data protection linked to note taking and record keeping
  • Working with Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE’s)
  • Contracting – All you need to know
  • Note taking – What you need to know
  • Preparing to work with clients who self-harm
  • Preparing to work with co-dependent clients
  • BACP ethical framework explained
  • Endings in counselling
  • Ethical problem solving
  • Working with hard-to-help clients
  • Working with bereavement in young children
  • Preparing to work with loss and bereavement
  • Preparing to work with sexual abuse
  • How to use supervision effectively
  • Setting and maintaining boundaries in counselling

Easy to access, no computer skills needed

You login using your username and password that are sent to you by email after checkout. Your password is your master-key to open the CSR anytime you like, 24/7.

Login anytime from anywhere using any device that can connect to the internet. You don't need any computer knowledge at all and you don't need any special software.

You can view and listen to your resources online or download anything you need with a single click.

Message from Rory Lees-Oakes
CSR Academic Director 

I can help take the stress out of your studies – here’s how!

My name is Rory Lees-Oakes and I have been training counsellors at practice level for over 10 years.

I have been part of thousands of students' study journey and I know exactly what helps a student to excel.

When you join Counselling Study Resource you get me as your virtual counselling tutor.


Assignment Help and Guidance

Comprehensive assignment guidance to help you to pass your counselling assignments first time and without the stress.

  • Assignment Exemplars that meet awarding body criteria
  • Theory to practice examples
  • Evaluations and comparisons
  • Assignment writing tips
  • Case Study Blueprint
Assignment Exemplars are for United Kingdom counselling studies levels 2, 3, 4, 5 Certificate, Diploma, Degree and Masters.
Awarding bodies are ABC, CPCAB, NCFE

Lecture Library

With personalised CPD certificates to evidence your learning

Counselling theory, skills and practice lectures 

Lectures match the curriculum of your formal counselling course.

The lectures expand and build upon the knowledge you learn in class, increasing your depth of your understanding and awareness in the field of counselling.

  • 2 New lectures added every month during UK academic term time
  • All Lectures have easy reference handouts
  • Download the audio of lecture and listen on your phone
  • Over 100 hours of lectures with easy search function
  • All lectures have a linked CPD certificate that you can download
  • Access lectures as often as you like 24/7