Counselling Skills, Certificate | Part time online | Warnborough College | United Kingdom
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Counselling Skills

395 GBP/full
395 GBP/full
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This Counselling Skills course from Warnborough College introduces you to the kinds of  problems and issues that a person might face in overcoming stresses and limiting attitudes.


Learn about the counsellor’s role and the counselling process, and gain basic practical counselling skills. This Counselling Skills course from Warnborough College is recommended for parents, teachers and others who want to communicate in a more supportive, empathetic manner. 


  • Explain the processes involved in the training of counsellors in micro skills.
  • Demonstrate
  • the skills involved in commencing the counselling process and
  • evaluation of non-verbal responses and minimal responses.
  • Demonstrate reflection of content, feeling, both content and feeling, and its appropriateness to the counselling process.
  • Develop different questioning techniques and to understand risks involved with some types of questioning.
  • Show how to use various micro-skills including summarising, confrontation, and reframing.
  • Demonstrate self-destructive beliefs and show methods of challenging them, including normalising.
  • Explain
  • how counselling a client can improve their psychological well-being
  • through making choices, overcoming psychological blocks and
  • facilitating actions.
  • Demonstrate effective ways of terminating a counselling session and to explain ways of addressing dependency.

Programme Structure


  • Learning Specific Skills – Learning methods; the counselling role
  • Listening and Bonding – Meeting and greeting; helping the client relax; listening with intent
  • Reflection: Paraphrasing – Reflection of feeling; client responses to reflection of feelings; reflection of content and feeling
  • Questioning – Open and closed questions; other types of questions; goals of questioning
  • Interview Techniques – Summarising; confrontation; reframing
  • Changing Beliefs and Normalising – Changing self-destructive beliefs; irrational beliefs; normalising
  • Finding Solutions – Making choices; facilitating actions; gestalt awareness; psychological blocks
  • Ending the Counselling – Terminating the session; closure; further meetings; dependency, confronting dependency.

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Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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  • You can start the course whenever is convenient for you.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Pre-requisite: Introduction to Psychology or the equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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