About this Course
This course can be studied as a progression course from Counselling Level 3. The Counselling Advanced Diploma is a great way to learn more about counselling and its varying approaches.
|Study Time:||100 hours|
|Enrolment length:||12 months|
|Course Format:||Paper based course|
|Entry Requirements:||None Specific|
Upon completion of this qualification students are awarded an ABC Awards certificate. All certification fees are included in your course fees.
In 2014 the BACP carried out some research to find out more about people’s attitudes towards counselling and psychotherapy. Some of the key findings included:
28% of people have consulted a counsellor or psychotherapist (up from 21% in 2010)
54% of respondents said that they, a family member, friend or work colleague have consulted a counsellor or psychotherapist
69% of people think the world would be a better place if people talked about their feelings more.
You will learn the distinctive differences and similarities between the approaches. These techniques are not universal and vary from topic to topic.
This course comes to you as a paper course pack which you can work through in your own time. By reading through the lessons on the course and with the help of a personal tutor you will be able to learn all of the necessary knowledge required to tackle the tutor marked assignments that are used to assess the course.
A tutor will be able for support via post or e-mail, with our student support team also on hand to help with any queries you may have. Assignments must be submitted to your tutor through email and these are then marked as soon as possible.
This course assesses the following units:
Module 1: Counselling – Definition, Qualification & Registration
Module 2: Freud and the Psychoanalytic Approach
Module 3: Jung and the Development of the Psychodynamic Approach
Module 4: The Adlerian Approach & Individual Psychology
Module 5: Existential Psychotherapy
Module 6: Gestalt Psychotherapy
Module 7: Psychodrama Therapy
Module 8: Carl Rogers & Client Centred Counselling
Module 9: Transactional Analysis
Module 10: Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Module 11: Egan and the Skilled Helper Approach
Module 12: Albert Ellis and the Rational Emotive Behavioural Approach
Module 13: Beck and the Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Approach
Module 14: Reality Therapy
Module 15: Post Traumatic Stress Counselling
Module 16: Verbal Communication Skills in Counselling
Module 17: Non Verbal Communication
Module 18: Counsellor/Client Listening Skills
Module 19: Counselling and the Law
Module 20: Counselling & Administrative Considerations
To pass this course learners must complete a number of assignments. These are completed after navigating through the lessons which are sent to students and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.