Course Details:

With advanced psychotherapeutic techniques - this course is aimed for counsellors who are trained to Level 4 and have completed at least 100 hours of counselling.

Ready to take the next step in your counselling training?  This course is designed to deepen your self development and take you to the next level of professional practice.  

Carry out client assessments
Practice as a senior counsellor within an agency
Establish and maintain an independent practice
Enhance your ability to work with clients "at depth"
Work with maladaptive schemas and psychodrama
Introduction to working with couples
Learn about issues of arrested development

Successful completion of the course will help you to set up in private practice and/or become a senior counsellor within an agency setting.

The training takes place on one day per fortnight over one academic year

The training is professionally recognised by the National Counselling Society and can be used to support your application for membership status of: Accredited Professional Registrant  (MNCS Prof Accred). (after 450 hours have been acheived).

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NCS Advanced Specialist Status:

This course is recognised by the National Counselling Society as “Advanced Specialist Diploma” status. Upon passing this course, and achieving a total of 450 hours in clinical practice, students can apply for Accredited Professional Registrant (MNCS Prof Accred) status with the National Counselling Society.

Entry Requirements:

You will need to have completed a Level 4 Diploma in  Therapeutic Counselling (or equivalent)
You will need to  have completed a minimum of 100 client hours and have a supporting supervision record
An interview with one or more of the course tutors may be required in some cases

This is a 120 hour course and requires 60 hours of client work.  In addition 10 hours of personal therapy are required during your training
This is a one year course
*Prices include VAT@20% where applicable

At a glance.....
  • Fees: £1989*
  • Deposit: of £400 secures your place
  • Payment Plan: £205 per month for 8 months
  • Frequency: Fortnightly on Fridays - 17 sessions plus one Saturday workshop of choice
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Entry Requirements: Level 4 Diploma (or equivalent) plus 100 supervised client hours 
  • Next Start:   October 2017
  • Enrolment: Application form and interview 
  • Assessment: Internal and External
  • One complimentary Saturday CPD workshop included!

 *Early Bird Option:

£100 discount if entire course fees paid by 14th September 2017!

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