Introduction to Counselling

Dip your toe into counselling with our 10 week introduction course
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What we'll explore

We have created a comprehensive overview of counselling in our Introduction to Counselling Course which covers all of the essentials when it comes to understanding more about the role of a counsellor, how theory is applied in practice and the importance of self development.

The lessons will cover a variety of:

  • Theory including Person Centred, Cognitive Behavioural therapy, Psychodynamic, Gestalt and Transactional Analysis
  • Initaiting, developing and ending a helping relationship 
  • Practical application which will be completed in the Zoom break out rooms
  • Group discussions on a variety of topics including boundaries, stereotypes, self care and more
  • Creative activities to further enhance your "tool kit" and enhance your self awareness
Weekly sessions to keep you motivated

Live Teaching Sessions

Each lesson you will engage in live teaching.

Sessions will include;

  • Traditional teaching methods
  • Practical skills development with peers
  • Creative activities 
  • Group discussions
  • Self awareness activities 
Starting Monday 20 September 2021

Course Dates

Starting Monday 20 September 2021

6.30pm- 8.30pm each week

  • 20 September 2021
  • 27 September 2021
  • 4 October 2021
  • 11 October 2021
  • 18 October 2021
  • 1 November 2021
  • 8 November 2021
  • 15 November 2021
  • 22 November 2021
  • 29 November 2021
All sessions are delivered online


The course will be delivered over Zoom each week.

One week before the course starts you will be emailed the Zoom link which will be used for all sessions.

We will facilitate skills practice using Zoom break out rooms.

As with classroom learning we request that you turn your phones on silent so that you're not disturbed, you're in a quite and confidential space and that you're fully engaged for the live teaching sessions.

How you’ll be assessed

You will be asked to keep a journal throughout the course to demonstrate your developing self awareness.


On Completion

On completion of this course you will be issued with a certificate of attendance and an overview of the topics we have explored throughout the course.

These will be posted out to you 2 weeks after the course has ended.


NB that you will not be qualified academically or ethically to work as a counsellor on completion of this course.

Details on how to sign up for the course

How to enrol

Please complete the form below, this will automatically enrol you onto the course and ensure that you are sent all the things you need before the course starts.


Pay your course fee of £200 via bank transfer;

Supporting Minds Trading Ltd

Barclays Bank

Sort code: 206328

Account no: 33951235

Please reference your name and "L2" for example: JBUTROIDL2


Once payment has been made we will send you a confirmation email. NB your place on the course is not confirmed until payment has been made.


Introduction to Counselling Form