Module Introduction to Counselling Skills

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Duration Part-time, Single Module
Start date May 2021 (3 Saturdays and 4 evenings) - Lancaster and Carlisle. July 2021 (Week block) - Carlisle and Lancaster
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The aim of this module is to introduce you to basic counselling skills with a focus on the Person Centred Approach.

Course dates

We are offering four Introduction to Counselling courses in 2021, two evening courses (and three Saturdays), and two courses taught over one week in July. You only need to attend one of the courses. Dates are listed below.


Evening Courses (30 hours teaching/contact)

The evening courses will run on six consecutive Wednesday or Thursday evenings (depending on course) from 17:00 - 20:00 and two Saturdays between the hours of 10.00 - 17:00.

  • Course 1: Thursdays 27th May, 3rd, 10th and 17th June and Saturdays 22nd May, 5th and 19th June 2021 - Carlisle (Fusehill Street)
  • Course 2: Tuesdays 1st. 8th, 15th and 22nd June and Saturdays 29th May, 12th and 26th June 2021 - Lancaster Week Block courses (30hrs teaching/contact) The week blocks will run, daily, between the hours of 10.00 - 17:00
  • Course 3: Monday 12th - Friday 16th July 2021 - Carlisle (Fusehill Street)
  • Course 4: Monday 19th - Friday 23rd July 2021 - Lancaster

Please indicate in your personal statement which course you would prefer to attend.

Graduate destinations

Students who complete this course often go on to study the PgD/MA Counselling and Psychotherapy programme.

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