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Our Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling will benefit learners who want to train to become a counsellor working in a counselling agency. Successful completion of this course will enable you to provide a therapeutic counselling service within the context of an agency's service framework.
The Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling provides:
- coherent vocational and professional counselling training
- competence-based training which highlights the development of skilled practice via experiential learning
- specific training for the role of counsellor in an agency
- the opportunity to learn a wide range of counselling theories and approaches
- a pathway into the Open University Foundation Degree in Counselling
Are there any extra costs?
There may be supervision, own counselling and travel to placement costs.
The qualification you will gain is a CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic
How will I know how I am doing?
This is a highly interactive course full of discussion, skills practice, taught sessions with activities and group space.
The course is divided into the following seven units:
- Working ethically, safely and professionally as a counseller
- Working within a counselling relationship
- Working with client diversity in counselling work
- Working with a user-centred approach to counselling
- Working with self-awareness in the counselling profession
- Working within a coherent framework of counselling theory and skills
- Working self-reflectively as a counsellor
You will have weekly verbal and/or written feedback from tutors and
You must have obtained both the Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
and the Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies, or their equivalent.
If you have any questions regarding entry requirements please email [email protected]
What can I do next?
Successful completion of this course means that the candidates will be able to provide a therapeutic counselling service initially within the context of an agency's service framework, but later (with experience and support from the supervisor, or by completing PC-L5 or its equivalent) they may progress into independent practice.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION DUE TO THE IMPACT OF COVID-19
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic we may need to take a number of measures that could affect our planned delivery method. For example; planned on site delivery may take a blended approach; a mixture of classroom based and online activities. We will endeavour to ensure course information, including delivery method and pricing, is updated when changes are having to be made. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us before completing an enrolment form.
For information on how this may impact counselling courses please email [email protected]
Please be aware this course does have a fee that is payable on enrolment, if you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.
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Course information last updated: Tuesday 19th January 2021 @ 8.30am (4 hours ago)