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Counselling Skills for Complementary Practitioners


The course is student-centred, and focuses on experiential learning. It aims to meet the varying needs of student groups, so may not follow the syllabus exactly. It has been designed for complementary health practitioners, and while it does NOT give students a counselling qualification, certificates of attendance will be given.

Contracting & boundaries

Fundamentals of person-centred counselling

Carl Rogers & the person-centred approach

Core qualities of person centred counselling - to energise healing

Developing presence and discovering essence

Creating conditions for therapeutic change

Techniques for deepening clients understanding

Challenge skills

Evoking the skilful will

Working with strong emotions


Ethics & the importance of supervision

Learning outcomes

1. To understand the theoretical orientation of the person-centred counselling approach.

2. To feel confident in using  the fundamental skills when working with clients

3. To work within an ethical framework, and be mindful of the limits of one’s own competence in facilitating the client’s psychological process


date:  dates for 2021 tba

time:  10.00 am - 4.30 pm daily

venue: Violet Hill Studios, 6 Violet Hill, LONDON NW8 9EB

cost:  £tba

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