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Counselling for Beginners

Counselling Comp

Course outline

This course is perfect if you have an interest in counselling and would like to gain an understanding about the processes involved.

It is open to learners of all backgrounds so there’s no need to worry if you have no formal qualifications or experience.

This practical and stimulating course offers a step-by-step guide on how to apply counselling skills in practice.

As well as learning the definition of counselling, you will also explore non-verbal communication, active listening skills and counselling settings, plus, you will learn about theoretical approaches and the ethical use of skills.

The course will involve small group work as well as larger group discussions, experimental exercises and the option of journal writing.

You will explore the different kinds of counselling, including family, divorce, marital and child.

On completion of the course you will have a good understanding about the correct application of communication and basic counselling skills.

With experienced teaching staff and great college facilities, this part-time course is a great starting point to your career in counselling.

Next steps

You can enrol on this course from the middle of August. Please check back later for further details.

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8 weeks

Level Other
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Course fees 

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