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Introduction to Counselling Level 2

Open Study College
Course summary
339 GBP
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

For students considering a career as a counsellor, this course will give you the knowledge and skills to pursue a voluntary placement and further training.

Course Content

Unit 1: Introduction to Counselling

  • Counselling in context
  • The TRACTICS Model
  • So what is Counselling?
  • Helping with self-reflection
  • Developing self-awareness

Unit 2: Transactional Analysis

  • Introduction to Transactional Analysis
  • The three states
  • Taking control of the Parent and Child

Unit 3: Personality and Counselling

  • What is personality?
  • MBTI elements of personality
  • Introversion and extraversion
  • Sensing and intuition
  • Thinking and feeling
  • Trying to be someone else

Unit 4: Character and Counselling

  • What is character
  • Four key drivers of character
  • Inner conflict
  • Resolving inner conflict
  • Life events and their impact on character
  • The character compass
  • Guardians, Adventurers, Warriors and Sages
  • Some typical issues about character

Unit 5: Emotional Intelligence and Counselling

  • Five domains of emotional intelligence
  • Self awareness
  • The influence of emotions on judgements
  • Managing emotions
  • Motivating yourself
  • Empathy for others
  • Social skill

Unit 6: Counselling in Practice

  • You as a counsellor
  • Acting with integrity
  • Getting to know the client
  • Challenge and support
  • Ask, dont tell
  • The counselling journey

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OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 65.85 with a deposit of GBP
43.90 totalling 439

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Based on 2 reviews.

Selina Frampton
I am really enjoying my course so far! It has been a bit challenging but also very informative. I look forward to progressing further with it.
Montanna Cloutman
I love the course and I have learned so much already. I am just finishing my first essay and have had so much support from my tutor when I have needed it. The course materials are also very informative.
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