Counsellors work with clients experiencing a wide range of emotional and psychological difficulties. The aim of a counsellor is to support them to bring about effective change and/or enhance their wellbeing.
If you are just starting out on your counselling journey to a successful career and are eager to learn more about counselling work, the profession, and the skills needed to help others, then this LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN COUNSELLING SKILLS is the perfect place to begin. You will get a practical introduction to what counselling training entails.
Together we'll look at a variety of therapeutic models of counselling, before focusing on ethical frameworks and how to help relationships. Throughout the course, you'll develop a host of communication skills and learn how to reflect on your own personal development.
As you gain important insight into the industry, you'll be able to decide where you'd like to focus your future development and how to train towards your ideal career.
Here you will gain an in-depth understanding of three different schools of therapy. We aim to bring in guess speakers to explore and share with you. You will gain knowledge of Psychodynamic - Cognitive behavioural therapy and Humanistic theory. Our aim is support you in your choice so you can become the right counsellor for you. Our tutors will offer you guidance as they observe you in your skills. You will deepen your counselling skills as we challenge you to think about the type of therapist that you want to become.
This two year part-time qualification gives you the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as a therapeutic Humanistic counsellor in an agency context in both health care and non-medical settings.