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Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (credit rated SCQF level 8)

Why take this course?

The Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling is awarded by the Institute of Counselling. Each of the two modules within this diploma have been accredited independently with 20 points each at SCQF Level 8 (Second year BA/BSc level).

This course would help develop or extend counselling knowledge and skills for anyone currently volunteering or working in a helping capacity.

Learning Method
On-line/Distance Learning


Course Details

Course Number: UT1000
Course Fee: £599.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £89.00 (0% APR), followed by 6 monthly payments of £85.00
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Course Content

Module 1 Certificate in Therapeutic Communication (CR600) The student will study and apply therapeutic communication approaches to establish a supportive relationship with clients.
  • They will also receive training in:
  • core qualities
  • skills and group development
  • personality types
  • genograms
  • loss and challenging prejudices
  • culminating in therapeutic practice
At the heart would be the development of professional and ethical practice in therapeutic counselling.

In Module 2 Certificate in Counselling (CR200) The student studies and applies training in the:
  • psychodynamic
  • behavioural
  • person-centred
  • cognitive and pastoral approaches
They will also receive training in the
  • counselling process
  • develop the core counselling qualities and skills
and apply the key skills of the Problem Management and Opportunity Development Model – Egan. Developing a professional and ethical practice is at the heart of this certificate course.

Materials supplied with this course
The course materials consist of 20 Lessons and 8 tutor marked assignments, supplemented with suggested background reading. The Notes are supplied in PDF and Word format.

Linkages to other courses
Those completing this course and wish to further extend their competency in the area of counselling may consider various courses in the Institute portfolio including course 5000N Diploma In Clinical and Pastoral Counselling Skills or one of our courses in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Accredited or CPD
Each of the modules in this course is credit rated with 20 points at SCQF level 8 (2nd year BA/BSc). These points may be used towards gaining a degree in a similar topic.

Cost - £599.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £89.00,
followed by 6 monthly payments of £85.00

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