Skills Training for Counselling is written primarily for counsellors trainers. It is clear and useful survey by one of the most experienced and respected counsellor trainers in the UK' - Psychology Teaching Review. The demand for qualified counsellors is increasing and there exists a need to train and develop individual with the skills and competencies they need to deliver this vital service. For those who are responsible for delivering and developing courses, quality is a paramount issue. This invaluable guide is intended to help those who are training counsellors, as well as those training to be counsellors, and deals with: teaching and learning skills, curriculum development; preparation and setting up of courses; teaching ideas, competencies and assessment; with a final chapter of the competencies of the trainer. Useful appendices contain further practical ideas for learning skills and identifying competencies as methods of assessment.