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Psychotherapeutic Counselling CPCAB Level 5 Diploma

Why study this course?

This qualification is designed to give learners the knowledge, skills & competencies to work as self employed counsellers in independent practice. It also equips its learners to take on a senior counseling role in an organisational context where clinical assessment, referral & routine evaluations are part of the role.

What will I study?

- Work safely, legally and ethically as an independent counsellor.
- Work with complex aspects of the counselling relationship.
- Use theory and research to work with client diversity in independent practice.
- Use a coherent approach to respond to the needs of individual clients.
- Work with self awareness as an independent practitioner.
- Use theory, research and skills within a coherent framework for independent counselling practice.
- Maintain professional effectiveness as a counseller in independent practice.
-Be non-defensive around feedback.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

After completion of this course you will be able to progress onto the Open University Foundation Degree in Counselling or the CPCAB Level 6 Supervision Course.

How will I be assessed?

- Internal tutor assessment of portfolio of evidence.
- Externally assessed case review. (3000 - 3500)

Are there any additional costs?

There will be additional cost to cover personal therapy and supervision.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Teaching takes place on Fridays with some additional Saturdays.