Certificate in Psychodynamic counselling skills

Please note, we have allocated the majority of our places on the Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling Skills starting in September 2019. Only a few remain. The Certificate application process will close when we have filled our allocated 20 places. For more information and an application form please see below.

This basic training in counselling skills and theory is intended for those people whose work or voluntary activities involve counselling skills, e.g. nurses, health visitors, doctors, surgery staff, teachers, clergy, social workers, police officers, probation officers and many others.

The Foundation Certificate course also forms the foundation for the Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling (BACP accredited) at TCC.

We run courses on a Tuesday evening and a Friday evening (subject to demand), 6.30 pm to 9.45 pm, over 32 weeks of the year divided into three terms.

There are also three Saturday workshops for both courses. 

 Topics covered include:

•Nature of counselling and the client/counsellor relationship
•Identification and development of counselling skills
•Levels of counselling and alternative models
•Patterns of human growth and development
•Attachment and loss
•Psychological stress and mechanisms of defence
•Human psychological growth and development and how this influences relationship and behaviour
•Using counselling skills in bereavement and loss
•Impact of serious/terminal illness on individuals and family

Fur further information and an application form please download the Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling Form 2019 or contact the Training Coordinator at Shireen.Hart@thecounsellingcentre.org.uk