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Introduction to Basic Counselling Skills

Overview

This ten week course provides an introduction to basic counselling skills and personal development. The course is suited for people who have little or no counselling experience who are interested in developing their counselling-related skills to either enhance their work or as the starting point for further training in counselling.

Please note that this course will run according to minimum student numbers.

  • Our counselling lecturers are all fully qualified and practising counsellors with a wide range of experience and an enthusiasm for counselling training.
  • Our Counselling courses are taught in our dedicated counselling facilities, these include a specialist base training room and three purpose designed counselling rooms with the latest audio / video recording facilities.
  • Our facilities also include a state of the art video and observation suite, plus other psychological research laboratories, housed in a £30 million Science Centre.

The Introduction to Basic Counselling Skills course is a vibrant, experiential insight into developing an understanding of a range of counselling theories, emotional development and practical skills. The course prides itself on a student centred method of learning through self-reflection and self-awareness.

The Introduction to Basic Counselling Skills provides students with smooth transition onto future training in the form of the Certificate in Counselling but also aims to develop and enhance students’ existing skills base.

Delivery method
On campus
Location
Stoke-on-Trent campus
Duration

10 weeks

Start date

11 January 2022
This course runs on Tuesdays only.

School
Life Sciences and Education

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course. Applicants should be interested in developing their basic counselling skills to enhance their work or to progress to future counselling training.

Fees

£265

Facilities

Science Centre

Our £30 million Science Centre in Stoke-on-Trent contains specialist laboratories with the latest state-of-the-art equipment.

Counselling Suites

Our Counselling Suites are dedicated rooms perfect for practising your counselling skills or conducting interviews with research participants.The counselling sessions can be recorded and opened up for a wider audience to view.

Learning Spaces

We also house our new 21st century teaching and learning classrooms with integrated Wolf Vision technology to enhance interactive learning through the use of mobile technologies in theory lessons.

How to apply

To apply for this course, please use our online application system.

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