Diploma in couples counselling
Qualified practitioners of counselling and psychotherapy at diploma level with a minimum of 100 supervised hours. Evidence of either currently working with at least one couple or having worked retrospectively with at least one couple in the past. All client/couples work must be supervised by a suitably qualified supervisor.
Attendance is essential on all days of the training to complete the diploma. If you wish to complete the course but have any problems with one of the dates for this course, contact Grosvenor directly.
The training will cover a range of issues that will encompass theoretical knowledge base including definitions, historical and media relationships, relevant statistics, and features and aspects of all relationships. Areas covered will include;
- family issues and genogram - the 'three-stage model'
- affairs and betrayals
- secrets and lies
- internet issues
- same-sex relationships
- domestic abuse and violence
- sexuality and psychosexual issues
- mental health issues in relationships
- 'baggage' and what people bring to relationships
- repair and starting again
It will also explore the use of supervision and managing endings, use of referrals, and offering resource references. This subject matter will be supported throughout by the use of case studies.
- 24 hours of classroom theory,
- six hours of reading and research
- 10 hours completing three assignments
Three short pieces of written work;
- a theoretical essay related to relationship or couples counselling
- a short case study (current or retrospective)
- a personal journal which the practitioner maintains throughout the course