Foundation in counselling course
Introduction to counselling
This short course introduces you to the field of counselling. You learn about underpinning principles and some important concepts of counselling. You will find out about active listening skills and have some opportunities to practice them.
Developing personal awareness
We introduce you to the importance of personal growth and self-awareness when using counselling skills. A variety of methods will help you develop reflective skills and self –understanding as well as help develop your understanding of others.
Developing counselling skills and theory
We introduce a framework to identify and understand counselling principles, specific skills and how they fit together to form a helping relationship. Practice in small groups builds confidence in your skills development.
Common personal problems
You explore typical issues that lead people to seek help, and the different implications, methods and resources available when supporting them in a listening helper role. As well as having a range of visiting expert speakers you will look into a topic that interests you.
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