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Advanced Counsellor and Psychotherapist QLS Level 4

Start Date

Anytime

Enrolment Fee

£429

PayPal Acceptance Mark

Achievement

Level 4 Certificate

Study Hours

180 Hours

Support

1 Year Support

Assessment

Assignments

Advanced Counsellor and Psychotherapist QLS Level 4

Advanced Counsellor and Psychotherapist QLS Level 4

Start Date

Enrolment Fee

Anytime

£429

PayPal Acceptance Mark

Achievement

Level 4 Certificate

Study Hours

180 Hours

Support

1 Year Support

Assessment

Assignments

Course Information

Counselling is a type of talking therapy, allowing a person to talk about their problems and feelings in an environment that is both confidential and dependable. Counsellors are trained to listen empathetically helping you deal with any negative thoughts and feelings you have.

Psychotherapy allows you to look deeper into your problems and concerns, dealing with troublesome habits and a wide range of mental disorders.

Studying Advanced Counselling and Psychotherapy Level 4, you will develop your communication and interpersonal skills. You will learn how to examine a range of situations; examining the factors that lead to issues, becoming familiar with the models, types of therapy and related theory’s. You will also explore regulations of the profession and how trainees and qualified counsellors will be affected.

ACCPH Approved
This course is approved by the ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists). At the end of this course, learners will be able to join and become a member of the ACCPH. The ACCPH is an independent self-regulated professional body for counsellors, psychotherapists and hypnotherapists.

What can you do with Advanced Counsellor and Psychotherapist?

Counsellors often specialise in a particular area such as:

  • bereavement support
  • relationships
  • addiction

With experience, you could set up your own practice.

You may also choose to train as a counsellor supervisor or trainer.

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. It is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Syllabus

You will need to cover six modules which are:

  • Theoretical perspectives
  • Development of counselling and psychotherapy
  • Similarities and differences between counselling and psychotherapy
  • Counselling and psychotherapy in context.
  • Building the client-therapist relationship
  • Competency skills
  • Communication
  • Applications of skills
  • Transference and countertransference
  • Monitoring generic skills
  • The psychodynamic approach
  • Humanist/person-centred approach
  • Personal awareness
  • Experiential focusing
  • Behavioural and cognitive approaches
  • Using behavioural methods
  • The systems model
  • The psychosocial/life stage model
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Assessments Strategies and Skills in CBT
  • Relationship counselling
  • Family counselling
  • Bereavement counselling
  • Addiction counselling
  • Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP)
  • Brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis (TA)
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Business issues
  • The therapy contract
  • The psychotherapist’s responsibilities
  • Health, safety and regulations
  • Client assessment

Assessments

You must successfully complete a series of assessments. Once all assessments and activities have been completed and you have met the required outcomes, you will then be awarded your certificate. The good news is, there is no final exam.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality License Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course). Learn Now Distance Learning College is a reseller for OSC.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality License Scheme website.

This course has been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Will I need to pay anything else?

You will have no other fees to pay with this course. The course enrolment fee includes access to support, course materials, certification and registration with the awarding body.

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Enrolment Fees

Our Enrolment fee for this course is noted at the top of this page where you can enrol directly onto the course.  This fee includes access to your course including tutor support for 12 months.

Our enrolment fee includes:

  • All study materials covering the full specification
  • Full support where you can also message your tutor as many times as you need to
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Registration with the awarding body and your final Certificate.

FAQs

You can enrol online right now by Card or PayPal (Visa, Mastercard, Maestro and American Express). Alternatively, we also accept BACS transfer or we can send you a payment link.

If we have given you the option of “online” or “paper” at the top of the page next to the enrolment fee, you will be able to choose one or the other.  If no option is available, it means that the course offered is online only.

With our courses, we have learners from all over the world enrolled.  Therefore, if we restricted your learning to certain times, not everyone would be available.  All our courses are accessible 24/7 via our online secure portal.  Any videos on your portal would be pre-recorded meaning you can work through your course at your own pace.

We understand that circumstances change and sometimes things can take a little longer. If you go over the course period then talk to us. We can normally extend your support for a small additional fee.

You will have access to a dedicated personal tutor who will be there to help you through your assignments.

You will have no other fees to pay with this course. The course enrolment fee includes access to support, course materials, certification and registration with the awarding body.

Please feel free to contact us by telephone or email with any further queries.