Short Course Introduction to Counselling

  • On Campus
  • 4 days
  • GBP315 per Full programme (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP315 per Full programme (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Middlesex University Summer School | London, United Kingdom
In the Introduction to Counselling course from Middlesex University Summer School you'll take part in experiential exercises and discussions, while examining the different pathways to counselling training so you can decide whether it's the right career for you.

Description

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Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the Introduction to Counselling course from Middlesex University Summer School participants will:-

  • Know what counselling is and be able to differentiate between counselling and use of counselling skills
  • Understand and have experience of basic practical counselling skills
  • Have a basic understanding of unconscious processes and their effect, including within the therapeutic relationship
  • Have awareness of ethical practice in counselling
  • Have identified personal strengths and areas to work on in relation to using counselling skills
  • Have information about different pathways to seeking personal counselling and counselling training

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines
Tuition fee
  • GBP 315 per full programme (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 315 per full programme (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Duration full-time 4 days
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Day 1
Session 1
  • Introductions.
  • Basic listening and boundary setting.
Session 2
  • Listening skills.
  • Self awareness exercise.
  • Open group reflection
Day 2
Session 1
  • Non-verbal communication and empathy.
  • Responding skills.
Session 2
  • Difference and diversity in counselling practice
  • Self awareness exercise.
  • Open group reflection.
Day 3
Session1
  • Introduction to different counselling approaches
  • Person-centred and Cognitive Behavioural approaches
Session 2
  • Psychodynamic approach
  • Unconscious processes
  • Self awareness exercise.
  • Open group reflection.
Day 4
Session 1
  • Case study
  • Ethics and boundaries in counselling
Session 2
  • Comprehensive counselling skills practice using all skills
  • Next steps pathways to personal counselling and training
  • Open group reflection/self evaluation with review of course.

Lecturers

Kate Medlin/Simone Gold

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Middlesex University Summer School, United Kingdom

United Kingdom Middlesex University London is a large, dynamic forward thinking university, committed to delivering great higher education. Now in its nineteenth year, our well established summer school offers a wide range of university level short courses during July and August. Our summer school is fully integrated and students come from around the world to study alongside students from Middlesex and other UK universities.