The Counselling Relationship In Depth

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 71 Conc £28 Full £157 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Friday 14:00 - 16:00 5 MAC 28/02/2020 27/03/2020 HC3035

What will the course cover?

The course explores the profoundness of the counseling relationship and includes the counseling process and framework, managing change, counselor self-awareness, cross cultural aspects, supervision, managing difficulties and ethical dilemmas.

Who is the course for?

Anyone with an interest in this topic including those who have experience of counseling and counseling courses and this course will extend their knowledge

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

No prior knowledge needed

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

Demonstrate a deeper understanding of the therapeutic alliance between counselor and client and issues of transference and counter-transference Able to apply a framework to manage boundaries, confidentiality, difficulties and ethical dilemmas Understand the process and stages of counseling from assessment to endings Appreciate the skills used in different counseling models Build on their confidence and self-awareness and understand the motivations of counselors and link these to difference and diversity

How is the course organised?

The course is informative, participatory and enjoyable and includes short lectures with back up hand outs and a range of exercises to illustrate theoretical learning and practising of counselling skills with peer feedback

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

A short piece of reading is provided each week but is not obligatory and there is a reading list of recommended texts for those who want more.

How will my progress be assessed?

A brief self assessment at beginning and end of course

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Some participants may decide to go forward to take a formal counselling training

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

No other costs

What support is available?

The college provides a range of study support depending on need and the tutor will give what support is possible within the class and as much of the teaching takes place in a group setting students are encouraged to use their developing skills to support each other’s’ learning.