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Counselling Access to HE Diploma Level 3

West Suffolk College

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  • Qualification

    Access to Higher Education

  • Location

    West Suffolk College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

This integrative Counselling Course focuses on both theoretical and experiential learning. The main theories studied are Person Centered, Freudian, Jungian, Developmental approaches. This compliments the experiential learning aspect of the course which consists of practical counselling skills work and an experiential group to develop self-awareness. You will also be required to take part in a 15 week counselling exercise as the client of a degree level student.

There are two Saturday morning workshops led by guest speakers and a weekend residential where students take part in an experiential group for which there is a cost to students. More information will be given at interview stage.

Students are required to adhere to the BACP ethical framework. As a professional course, students' dress and appearance should be of a professional standard.

What you'll learn (core modules)

The course consists of experiential group work, skills work and psychotherapeutic theory.

Where will this course take me?

Higher Education BA (Hons) Integrative Counselling or move on to other courses through the Credit Accumulation Scheme. All students who wish to go on to practise as professional counsellors are strongly advised to work towards individual accreditation with the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) or another recognised accrediting organisation.

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University information

West Suffolk College

  • Campus address

    West Suffolk College, Out Risbygate, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3RL, England

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