Beginners course in counselling starts next month

A Certificate in Counselling course starts at Wealden College of Counselling and Psychotherapy in Crowborough at the end of October.wealden-psychology-institute-logo

This a course for beginners in counselling or psychotherapy training and allows you to learn the basic skills used in counselling, to have fun, and to see if this might be a career for you.

It will get under way on October 31 and be held on Tuesday evenings from 6.30-8.30pm over the winter months.

It is particularly suitable for people who are thinking of going into professional training in counselling and psychotherapy; who wish to enhance their people skills in their current work, or who wish to develop their understanding of counselling processes and what they may offer for their personal or professional growth.

The course content includes an overview of major theories of counselling and psychotherapy; boundaries and ethics; basic skills of attending, listening and questioning; human development over time; maintaining and developing helping relationships, and managing successful endings.

It is a combination of teaching exercises and practising and observing skills with each other.

Read more about the Certificate in Counselling course on the Wealden College of Counselling and Psychotherapy website. The college is part of Wealden Psychology Institute.

If you are interested in attending please call 01892 655195, or email

• Wealden College of Counselling and Psychotherapy celebrated its 30th anniversary last year. Read more about the organisation here.

• Contact details for Wealden Psychology Institute  can be found 24/7 in our Uckfield Directory.  Look for the name or search in categories for Counselling, Psychology or Psychotherapy.

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