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Advanced Counsellor and Psychotherapist QLS Level 4

Advanced Counsellor and Psychotherapist QLS Level 4


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Achievement: Level 4

Hours approx: 140

Support: 1 year

Format: See above


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.


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Modules

  • 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 counter transference
  • 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



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Previous Knowledge Required

There are no previous entry requirements for this course, however students are 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.

Assessment

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

Quality License Scheme

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.



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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.





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