Essential Counselling Themes And Approaches

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 17/01/2020 14/02/2020 HC3030

What will the course cover?

The course provides a more in depth exploration of some key aspects of counseling - including attachment, loss and bereavement, relationship counseling, addictions and links these and their application to a number of counseling approaches,-psychodynamic, person-centred, CBT.

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 a range of approaches including psychodynamic approach and transference and the triangle of insight, Person centred and core conditions for non-judgemental counseling, CBT and changing thought patterns Understand some of the specialist skills needed to counsel people on more challenging topics Build on their counseling skills and insights

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.