Introduction to Micro Counseling

In this programme you will briefly consider the core communication skills of counselling. The fundamental skills that alone or together can help a client to access their deepest thoughts or clarify their future dreams.

The skills we will examine here are attending skills, basic questioning skills, confrontation, focusing,reflection of meaning and influencing skills.

Many will be familiar with the skills-development-matrix which illustrates the learning stages of skill development in four phases:

1.Unconscious incompetence

2. Conscious incompetence

3.Conscious competence

4.Unconscious competence

Learning Outcomes

In this programme you will be able to:

  • Basic concepts in counseling, functions of the helper in various professional work settings.
  • Introduction to helping skills (a primary emphasis of this course)
    • Helping skills.
    • Counselor and consultant characteristics and behaviors that influence the helping process.
    • Importance of self-awareness (struggles, anxieties, and uncertainties of helpers.
  • Counseling techniques and approach.
  • Ethics and standards of the profession.

Programme Outline

Module 1: Building the Foundation

  • Introduction to Counseling and Interviewing
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibilities
  • Understanding Your Clients – The Clinical Interview
  • Introduction to Issues of Diversity


  • Beginnings:  The initial Interview
  • Interviewing and Counseling Skills
  • The Nature of Counseling Relationship
  • The Ethics of Self-Disclosure

Module 3: Ending and Professional Issues

  • Ending
  • Varieties of Counseling Situations
  • Using Counseling Skills that Works
  • Growing a Counseling Professional

Each module focuses on clear objectives and skill demonstrations that can be easily linked to real life instances.

Delivery Method

Well-balanced theoretical and practical methodology, which includes interactive discussions, case studies, interactive activities/exercises and assignments to understand the concepts and their applicability.

Course Includes

  •  5-Day Training
  • Course Notes
  • Stationary
  • Nationally Recognized and Internationally Accredited Certification
  •  Tea/Coffee Breaks
  • Working Lunches
  • Training materials (Soft file)
  • An evening of Thai culture emersion - River Cruise.

Evaluation Criteria

Participants must have attended the sessions at least 80% in order to receive a CERTIFICATE from Bangkok School of Management.

Training Date
Month Day(s) Year

January 9-13
January 23-27 2023
February 6-10 2023
20-24 2023
March 13-17 2023
March 27-31 2023
April 17-21 2023
April 24-28 2023
May 8-12 2023
May 22-26 2023
June 3-7 2023
June 23-30 2023
July 3-7 2023
July 17-21 2023
August 7-11 2023
August 21-25 2023
September 4-8 2023
September 25-29 2023
October 2-6 2023
October 16-20 2023
November 6-10 2023
November 27- 01 December 2023
December 4-8 2023
December 11-15 2023

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

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