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Our selection of part time and intensive courses will offer you the flexibility in which you can train to become a qualified counsellor. The essence of counselling is the establishment of a therapeutic relationship in which the client experiences being heard and understood with sensitivity. An effective counsellor can create a safe space to communicate empathic understanding and an ability to listen effectively. Our experienced and highly qualified staff will guide you through this process which will involve understanding the theoretical concepts of counselling alongside aspects of self-reflection and evaluation.
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Level 2 CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Skills
This 19 week intensive course is for people who want to work in a helping interaction, with a view to pursuing further study as a counsellor. It will help to develop self-awareness and provide a knowledge and understanding of the necessary counselling skills leading to further theory and practice.
By the end of the course, learners will have covered the understanding of beginnings, middle stage and endings of the helping interaction. Students will also learn how to apply a repertoire of skills and to work with silence, have a basic knowledge of the models of counselling and develop a confidence that they can apply skills effectively.
About the CPCAB
The CPCAB (Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body) is a UK awarding body that is managed by professional counsellors, trainers and supervisors and is the only awarding body in Europe to specialise in the field of counselling.
Basingstoke College of Technology
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