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The Institute of Counselling has delivered Counselling Courses and Training and CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy courses) along with Coaching and Mentoring for over 35 years. We have trained over 30,000 students and understand that our students may have different needs to be met when making a course choice. Some of you may wish to use your studies and training with us to build towards a higher educational qualification and may do so by selecting one of our courses with modules accredited by Glasgow Caledonian University. If you do not have any formal qualifications then our Certificate in CounsellingDiploma in Counselling courses or our CBT courses are also a good place to start.

5000N Diploma In Clinical and Pastoral Counselling

September Special Offer 25% off Course Fees Ends 30/09/2021
£1,559.00 NOW £1,169.00

This University accredited programme of 4 counselling modules allows the student to build on the introductory module which brings an understanding and appreciation of counselling and current models, and then leads the student into the more specialist counselling modules covering Grief and Bereavement, Couples and Families and Crisis and Trauma. On completion the student will have gained 120 SCQF points at level 9 (third year Ba/BSc.)

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CR200 Certificate in Counselling (Credit Rated)

£240.00

This course provides an excellent introduction to Counselling. It helps students understand the critical nature of core qualities and appreciation of the different counselling models - in particular the person centred model explained so well by Egan in his outstanding textbook "The Skilled Helper." It looks at employing key skills of problem management, and opportunity development. Building professional and ethical practice is at the heart of this course.  

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UA1000 Diploma in Counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Credit Rated)

September Special Offer 20% off Course Fees Ends 30/09/2021
£599.00 NOW £479.00

This Diploma Course has two modules that are credit rated with 20 points each at SCQF level 8 (2nd year BA/BSc). Module 1 introduces the student to Counselling and Module 2 extends the learning to include CBT techniques to employ with your client.

This course has now been put on special offer for September 2021.

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GCU 1 Certificate in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling - Glasgow Caledonian University Accredited

£328.00

A solid foundation in counselling skills is required to enter the field of Counselling. This in depth course will provide you with person-centred counselling skills integrated with Egan's "The Skilled Helper" model. Additionally it offers more in depth study leading to better understanding by examining various counselling models and the history behind them.

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CR1830 Diploma in Youth Counselling - credit rated

£599.00

This two module programme begins by giving a grounding in counselling and human growth and development leading on to explain how certain techniques can be best used to help with issues such as drugs, abuse, sexual problems, educational and vocational challenges etc.

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GCU 2 Grief & Bereavement Counselling- Glasgow Caledonian University Accredited

September Special Offer 25% off Course Fees Ends 22/09/2021
£438.00 NOW £328.00

This University Accredited course may be taken as part of The Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling Skills course or as a specialist course for those with previous Counselling experience. It allows the Counsellor to examine more deeply the subject of Grief and Bereavement and the techniques employed to help clients through this.

(Course fees reduced by 25%)

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GCU 3 Couple & Family Counselling - Glasgow Caledonian University Accredited

£438.00

This University Accredited course may be taken as part of The Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling Skills or as a specialist course for those with previous Counselling experience. It allows the Counsellor to examine more deeply Couple and Family Counselling Skills, in particular "systems theory" and the techniques employed to help clients through the issues presented.

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GCU 4 Crisis & Trauma Counselling - Glasgow Caledonian University Accredited

£438.00

This University Accredited course may be taken as part of The Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling Skills Course or as a specialist course for those with previous Counselling experience. It allows the Counsellor to examine more deeply the subject of Crisis and Trauma and the immediacy of the techniques employed to help clients through this.

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CR500 Certificate in Spiritual and Holistic Care credit rated

£320.00

Chaplains and care givers are seeking courses that will enhance their spiritual care. Helping people who have faith, no faith or are agnostic requires in depth education which this course in spiritual care offers you. 

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UT1000 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (credit rated SCQF level 8)

£599.00

As well as offering a foundation in counselling this course takes the student forward to help them understand and develop professional and ethical practice in therapeutic counselling. Both modules are credit rated.

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CR600 Certificate in Therapeutic Communication - SCQF credit rated

£320.00


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CR YC2 Certificate in Youth Counselling (credit rated)

£239.00

This course may be taken as part of The Diploma in Youth Counselling or as a specialist course for those with previous Counselling experience. It allows the Counsellor to examine more deeply the subject of Youth Counselling and the techniques employed to help young people deal with issues such as relationships, abuse and vocational problems.

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CR1000 Diploma in Counselling and Spiritual Care credit rated

£599.00

Holistic Counselling combines both counselling and spiritual care that fully supports the client. This University Accredited Diploma Course provides the learning to help you do this in the most effective way.

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CRCM Certificate in Christian Mindfulness

£279.00

This course equips Christians for recovery and growth.

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