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Days / Times: Tuesday 18:00 to 20:00
Tuition (£): 75.00*
Do you have a little knowledge about counselling practices and want to develop a greater awareness, whether that be for professional or personal purposes?
Perhaps you have a career within an advisory role and would like to learn how to train in counselling?
If so, this introductory course will help you begin to understand those basic counselling skills, all within a safe and constructive learning environment.
You need to be aged 19+. There are no formal entry requirements - you should just have a genuine interest in finding out what counselling is all about.
Introductions and icebreaker
Understanding and accepting difference and diversity
Group contract and boundaries
What is and isn’t counselling
Contracts and confidentiality
More on what counselling is
Ethics in counselling
What happens in a counselling session?
The beginning, middle and ending
Person-centred counselling and core conditions
Effective listening and responding skills
Open and closed questions
The importance of feedback
Preparing for the end
Non-verbal communication and other useful skills to explore
Review of the programme
What have you learnt?
Bringing everything together
Next steps and further reading
How will I be assessed?
You will get the opportunity to complete a personal journal documenting your progress and development of self-awareness
Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?
You just need pen and paper or a laptop.
What can I do after this course?
To be announced.
* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.