Counselling Skills Certificate Course (Beginner to Advanced)
What you'll learn
- A counselling approach that inspires change rather than imparting knowledge.
- The different theoretical models and approaches to counselling psychology.
- Understand the factors that motivate human emotions and decision-making.
- Skills for listening that are useful for personal and professional relationships.
- Awareness of oneself and a capability to build collaborative relationships.
- Psychological theory that confirms the effectiveness of counselling skills.
- Nonverbal communication; including listening, self-reflection and immediacy.
- Employing counselling skills in your personal or professional relationships.
- How to design a series of counseling sessions within a helping relationship.
- And much, much more.
- No previous experience of counselling is required to join in this course.
- Students are encouraged to take notes (for self-reflection purposes only).
- This training can be studied anywhere with a stable internet connection.
- An MP3 version is also accessible for those who like to learn 'on the go'.
- Access your training course from a tablet, smartphone, or desktop.
- Additional PDF materials are included to further your learning.
With this innovative Certificate in Counselling Skills training you'll learn effective communication skills, wise perspectives, and how transformational improvements can be made to people's beliefs, behaviors, attitudes, careers, and daily interactions.
Perhaps you are considering Counselling Skills training for the first time or are looking to update your existing skills by learning a psychology-based counselling approach. If you enrol in this course, you will learn a highly-actionable and holistic counselling methodology that can serve as the foundation for a meaningful and rewarding new career in counselling.
The course covers the time-proven theories that underpin many counselling approaches, including cognitive-behavioural, and person-centred approaches. Through the Certificate in Counselling Skills program, you will gain an understanding of the psychological principles and communication skills that are standard in all successful counselling relationships.
Students learn how counselling skills can be applied in a variety of situations such as relationships, managing transitions, stressful situations, and self-regulation. The syllabus provides an important perspective on the difference between Counselling, a professional activity, and Counselling Skills, which can prove valuable for people in all occupations.
As a time-proven talking therapy, counselling can help people become more aware of how they react to everyday life, thereby allowing them to cultivate heightened self-awareness and personal growth. During this Counselling Skills training, you will develop effective listening and people skills that will enhance your personal, social, and professional relationships.
The following are some of the topics you will learn during this course:
Skills for listening that are useful for personal and professional relationships.
Awareness of oneself and a capability to build collaborative relationships.
Psychological theory that confirms the effectiveness of counselling skills.
Nonverbal communication; including listening, self-reflection and immediacy.
Employing counselling skills in your personal or professional relationships.
How to design a series of counseling sessions within a helping relationship.
Understanding the factors that motivate human emotions and decision-making.
The different theoretical models and approaches to counselling psychology.
And much, much more.
Counselling is a practice, not just a concept. It is an invaluable life skill that matures over time, and even better, this training encourages you to apply what you are learning in real life situations. Just as you won't develop driving skills by reading only a book, you will develop counselling skills by applying what you learn to yourself and practicing on other people.
The course consists of over 43 hours of formal instruction and demonstration. The different sections with the course each contain elements of counselling skills, theoretical knowledge and cultivating self-awareness, which includes aspects of self-reflection throughout. Your instructor has 15+ years experience of teaching and providing counselling to individuals.
Throughout this training, the counselling methodology is varied in scope, and incorporates multiple established counselling frameworks (including L. Crabb, C. Rogers, and G. Egan models). Embarking on this on-demand eLearning experience will provide you with all the knowledge you need to put your newfound counselling skills into practice right away.
We will provide you with bite-sized modules in this course that are easy to understand and apply. The flexibility to learn anywhere, anytime, on any device means you are in total control. The course is offered by the Academy of Modern Applied Psychology and includes all the essential topics to ensure you gain a clear understanding of the counselling process.
“Undoubtedly the best thing I ever did. This training course is a must for anyone, not just for those wanting to pursue a career in counselling.” - Dr. Alistair McKenzie BA, BSc, MA
This training is part of a larger curriculum of professional development training resources, designed by Kain Ramsay Ltd, and hosted within the Achology community peer-learning environment. The training course is accompanied by a 30-day money back guarantee, so if you're not happy with the format, you can get your money back - no questions asked.
Who this course is for:
- Individuals who are interested in developing their skills or advancing their careers.
- Students with an interest in psychology will find this course particularly interesting.
- This course is suitable for men and women, regardless of age or ethnic background.
- This course is best suited to students who are interested in improving themselves.
- The course can be taken independently or in tandem with another Achology training
- Leaders/managers, coaches, teachers, and parents benefit from counselling skills training.
In addition to being an acclaimed keynote speaker, a social media presence with a global audience, and an established social entrepreneur, Kain Ramsay is an international bestselling author and a time-served applied psychologist.
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