Certificate in Psychodynamic counselling skills

Open Day 2020

Our Open Events in February are now fully booked but we have added an open evening on Wednesday 18th March from 7.00 - 8.30pm at The Counselling Centre, Tunbridge Wells. This evening will provide information on both the Certificate and Diploma training. To book a place on this event, please email Shireen.Hart@thecounsellingcentre.org.uk or call us on 01892 548750.

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.

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 please see Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling 2019 or contact the Training Coordinator at Shireen.Hart@thecounsellingcentre.org.uk