Certificate in Psychodynamic counselling skills

The Application process for the next Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling Skills courses is now open. These courses will commence in January 2021.

To apply, please download the Information and Application pack below. The deadline to apply to the Certificate is Friday 26th June 2020. Please note, early applications and offers will give a greater flexibility when allocating an applicant their preferred course day. The Certificate application process will close when we have filled our 20 allocated places at which point a waiting list will be created.

Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling Skills

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.

Our January 2021 Certificate courses will run on a Tuesday evening and a Thursday evening, 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 to apply please see Certificate Application January 2021 or contact the Training Coordinator at Shireen.Hart@thecounsellingcentre.org.uk