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Counselling Level 3

Open Study College
Course summary
389 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

This course enables students to gain a comprehensive understanding of the skills, knowledge, theory and core competencies required in counselling.

Course Content

Unit 1: Key Aspects of Counselling

  • Introduction
  • Who becomes a counsellor?
  • Counselling theory and skills
  • Problems with directed advice
  • Why do people seek counselling?
  • Counselling types and settings
  • Training and knowledge development

Unit 2: Counselling Skills and Approaches

  • Structure of counselling
  • The main theoretical approaches
  • Counselling skills and core competencies
  • Ending the counselling relationship

Unit 3: The Counselling Relationship

  • Confidentiality
  • The counselling relationship
  • Transference
  • The counselling contract
  • Referral
  • Dealing with clients in crisis
  • Supervision

Unit 4: Psychodynamic Counselling

  • How theory evolved
  • Adler
  • Jung
  • Object relations and ego psychology
  • Bringing it all together

Unit 5: Humanistic Counselling

  • Introduction
  • Rogers and the person-centred approach
  • Maslow
  • The existential approach

Unit 6: Behavioural approaches

  • Theoretical perspectives
  • Skinner
  • Behaviour and learning
  • The ABC model
  • Defining irrational beliefs
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • The triadic structure of CBT
  • CBT Assessment
  • Awareness, knowledge and understanding
  • Practical skills

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Pay Now: GBP 389.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 73.35 with a deposit of GBP
48.90 totalling 489

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Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 1 reviews

Emma Davis
(5)
I am really enjoying this course. I work as a teacher and deal with a lot of students who have outside issues which are affecting their learning, which is why I wanted to learn more about counselling skills. The online style of learning is great as it means I can take my time and revisit anything that I am unsure of. I have contacted my tutor fo...
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