This qualification is for counsellors who have acquired the CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling or its equivalent. Practitioners will develop their knowledge and skills of counselling and psychotherapeutic counselling. This course is also for practitioners who want to establish and maintain an appropriate framework for independent practice, practice as a senior counsellor within an agency, and carrying out client assessments (including identifying and referring clients with severe and complex mental health needs). This course will help prepare practitioners working toward accreditation with BACP, NCS, UKCP or other professional bodies.

  • What will I learn?

    Psychotherapeutic Counselling is the intentional use of the relationship to address areas of distress and disturbance of clients. The modalities included in this course are intended to increase the depth of knowledge and personal awareness required to work at a deeper level with clients, within a professional framework where the necessary skills and training will equip participants in their work.

  • Example modules

    • Person Centred core deepening understanding of Configurations of Self and working at Relational Depth
    • Clarksons 5 relationship model
    • Working with the Transferential Relationship
    • Aspects of Object Relations
    • Attachment Theory
    • Relational CBT Schema Therapy and core beliefs about self
  • How will I be assessed?

    Learning reviews, written assignments, client record, clinical supervision,records, personal counselling records, and tutor observation.

  • Entry Requirements

    This course has been mapped by CPCAB to UKCP requirements and combined with TC-L4 offers a pathway for individual practitioner accreditation with UKCP as an Accredited Psychotherapeutic Counsellor.

  • Progression & Career Opportunities

    Psychotherapeutic Counselling is the intentional use of the relationship to address areas of distress and disturbance of clients. The modalities included in this course are intended to increase the depth of knowledge and personal awareness required to work at a deeper level with clients, within a professional framework where the necessary skills and training will equip participants in their work. This course will qualify students to work independently in Private Practice, also a level 5 qualification will benefit the student in progressing within counselling agencies.

  • Cost of Study

    £2,400

  • Additional Information

    This course will run on alternate Fridays 9.30 - 3pm with two 30 minutes tutorials before or after the lesson. It is not intended that all concepts presented on the course will form part of your resulting integration into your practice, rather that you will be exposed to a number of valuable aspects that will give opportunity for further research and integration into your way of being as an independent practitioner. Advanced Learner Loans available for level 3, 4 and level 5 - Please ask for information from Admissions team.

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Course Details

Qualification Level Level 5
Study Mode Higher Education Course
Start Date September
Duration 30 Weeks
Course Code PPSY1L5DP
Runs at

Aylesbury

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