CBT & Counselling

Counselling Skills Diploma Course

6 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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Who will benefit from this course?

This popular course will give you a firm foundation in counselling skills. If your job involves helping others, or if you simply want to be supportive to others, then you’ll learn techniques that will help you be more effective in that role.

This course is ideal for those that are either complete beginners to the field of Counselling and are considering making a career change to become a counsellor, with the aim of  getting an insight and understanding of counselling, or existing counsellors, teachers, coaches...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Introduction to Counselling
  • Part 1: Basic Concept of Counselling
  • Part 2: Role of the Counsellor
  • Part 3: Role of Active Listening in Counselling
  • Part 4: Active Listening in Practice
  • Part 5: Key Concepts
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Basic Interview Skills
  • Part 1: Tasks of the Counsellor in Interviewing
  • Part 2: Skills Required in Establishing the Counsellor-Client Relationship
  • Part 3: Non-Directive Counselling
  • Part 4: Interviewing in Practice
  • Part 5: Key Concepts
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: The Counselling Relationship
  • Part 1: The Importance of Empathy in Relationship Building
  • Part 2: Trial and Error in Counselling
  • Part 3: Motivational Skills
  • Part 4: Factors that Make the Best Counsellors
  • Part 5: Motivational Interviewing in Practice
  • Part 6: Key Concepts
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Motivational Skills
  • Part 1: Role of the Counsellor
  • Part 2: Questions that Elicit Self-Motivating Statements from the Client
  • Part 3: Counsellors’ Roadblocks to Communication
  • Part 4: More Motivational Interviewing in Practice
  • Part 5: Key Concepts
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Grief and Bereavement
  • Part 1: The Different Forms and Reactions of Grief and Bereavement
  • Part 2: Feelings of Grief in Normal and Violent Circumstances
  • Part 3: Managing Grief and the Grieving Person
  • Part 4: Grief and Bereavement Counselling in Practice
  • Part 5: Key Concepts
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Stress, Anxiety, and Depression
  • Part 1: Categories of Stress Symptoms
  • Part 2: Issues and Symptoms of Depression
  • Part 3: Issues and Symptoms of Anxiety
  • Part 4: How to Turn Negative Thinking into Positive Thinking
  • Part 5: Interviewing for Depression in Practice
  • Part 6: Key Concepts
  • Module 6 Assessment

About Counselling Skills

Counsellors are there to help their client look for and find answers to situations which are troubling them and to become more in charge of their lives, to feel empowered and gain a stronger sense of self.

Accreditations

The Counselling Skills Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

This course is certified by the IANLPC (International Association of NLP & Coaching) and the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), both of which are internationally recognised organisations. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses. The IANLPC is a global support network for NLP Professionals and coaches, including the fields of Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy Business Coaching, Leadership, Nutritional, CBT, Personal Development and Holistic Therapy.

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