Counselling Theory for Practice: an Introduction
This course runs on a Tuesday evening in Ayr and Thursday evening in Kilwinning from 6pm to 9pm for 18 weeks. These times include a period for shut down procedures at the end of the night.
This course is aimed at people who have completed the Unit Counselling: An introduction which introduces the learner to the purposes of counselling and the skills required of the role.
This Unit is for learners who have little experience of counselling. After achieving this Unit you cannot refer to yourself as a qualified counsellor. It does not offer entry to the Professional Register.
This unit will introduce learners to the main theoretical schools of counselling. Learners will investigate the Psychodynamic, Humanistic and Cognitive Behavioural Schools of Counselling and the role of the counsellor using each approach.
Here's some of what you'll be doing:
The course is a good preparation for more advanced level courses such as the COSCA and HNC Counselling courses. Specific entrance requirements for the advance level courses will apply.
This course is eligible for Individual Training Account (ITA) and Fee Waiver depending on individual circumstances.
However, Skills Development Scotland have now closed ITA to new applicants and it is anticipated it will reopen in April 2019.
This course is also eligible to pay by instalments. Please contact our Finance department for further information on 01563 523501 Ext. 8558