Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling
The Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Studies provides an introduction to the theories, skills, attitudes and values required to be an effective listener. The orientation of the course combines theoretical insights from both the psychodynamic and person-centred traditions and involves a respectful dialogue between these two perspectives.
|Name||Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Studies|
|Start Date||September 2018|
|Mode of Study||1 Year, P/T Mondays (14.00-20.00) OR Wednesdays (14.00-20.00) OR Fridays (10.00-16.15)|
|Programme Leader||Bob Goupillot|
|Closing date for applications to 2018 intake||Friday 17th August 2018|
As well as being the ‘entry point’ for professional training and education to become a counsellor, this qualification helps people in related professions such as teaching, nursing or social work to develop their listening skills.
Why choose the Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Studies?
The Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Studies provides an introduction to the theories, skills, attitudes and values required to be an effective listener.
It offers an entry point for professional training and education to become a counsellor or psychotherapist but you can also take this qualification if you would like to develop your listening skills for use in a range of other contexts (e.g. teaching, social work, nursing, management, voluntary sector mental health work).
The programme is validated by COSCA, the professional counselling body for Scotland, so students who successfully complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Studies will also receive a COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills
Studying at a world-class institution, you will benefit from outstanding resources to support your learning on this established and recognised programme.