What courses can I do after this?
Level 5 CBT
Foundation Degree in conjunction with the Open University
Higher Education / Honours Degree courses
To do this course you should have...
You will need to attend an interview and have successfully completed the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body courses of Certificate in Counselling Skills and Certificate in Counselling Studies or equivalent skills and theory training of at least 165 hours.
The College take the health, safety and well being of students very seriously. If you have recently experienced a significant life event (e.g. bereavement, divorce, arrest, court proceedings, etc.), are currently suffering or recovering from a serious medical condition, are being treated for mental health problems or if you are in recovery from addiction and are less than two years clean and dry you must discuss this with the tutors before applying for the course. Failure to do so would be a breach of integrity and could prevent successful completion of the course.
Applicants must have a suitable level of literacy in English, for students who use English as a second language evidence of IELTS of 7 is needed.
You need to be aware that the course involves experiential elements which will involve personal disclosure and associated personal development activities.
Where applicable, we do not allow applicants to join this course with partner.
For more information about the course please select/click 'I need more help choosing my course' and send us your contact details and your question and we will call / email you
Personal therapy\ 40 weekly consecutive sessions.
Books - All students are required to purchase their own books (8-10 minimum) to be used in conjunction with this course.
BACP Membership - All students are required to join BACP at the beginning of the course.
The course has 7 units in which competency has to be demonstrated these units are:-
- Working ethically, safely and professionally as a counsellor
- Working within a counselling relationship
- Working with client diversity in counselling work
- Working within a user-centred approach to counselling
- Working with self-awareness in the counselling process
- Working within a coherent framework of counselling theory and skills
- Working self-reflectively as a counsellor
The core approach of the course is humanistic, this includes Person Centred, Existential, Transactional Analysis and Gestalt approaches to counselling. Full details of course content are available from tutors.
More about the course
BACP Membership - All students are required to join BACP, work placement may require this as well as Indemnity Insurance.
For more information about the course please select/click: “I need more help choosing my course” and send us your contact details and your question and we will call/email you.