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Leeds Beckett University – School of Health

From therapeutic based support, to research, to active counselling, learn techniques and approaches that will enhance your career in mental health support services, counselling, psychotherapy and other related fields.

You can enhance your current professional skills through our distance learning top-up courses or view our full range of courses below.

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Courses

Course

Interpersonal and Counselling Skills

Venue: Leeds Beckett University

Start Date: 19 September 2022

Gain a solid grounding in the theory and practice of professional counselling and psychological and interpersonal skills.

·       Develop the knowledge and skills relevant to existing employment and/or progression to professional counsellor training

·       Explore both theory and skills topics including psychology, academic, personal and skills development, and the application of theory and skills to the workplace

·       Study part-time over two years, with attendance for 3.5 hours per week

Duration: Part-time, 2 Years

Fee: £3,000

Find out more & apply now -> [https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/interpersonal-counselling-skills-cert-he/]

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DipHE Therapeutic Counselling

Venue: Leeds Beckett University

Start Date: 19 September 2022

This course is the first step to becoming a professional counsellor or psychotherapist. It can also help you to develop a specialist role within your current occupation.

·       Gain a qualification accredited by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP). This is just the first step in your journey to becoming a fully qualified counsellor or psychotherapist

·       Consider a wide range of psychological theories of counselling. This is designed to help you see the Relational Approach in context

Duration: Part-time, 2 Years

Fees: £3,500

Find out more & apply now -> [https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/therapeutic-counselling-diphe/]

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BSc (Hons) Therapeutic Counselling (Top-Up)

Venue: Distance Learning

Start Date: 19 September 2022

If you’re a counsellor wishing to continue your professional development, and convert your diploma into a BSc, this course is for you. It also provides a stepping stone to study a master's award in this area.

·       Explore the philosophies, values and cultural assumptions underpinning key counselling perspectives

·       Work in groups to review your counselling experiences

·       Share ideas and thoughts on different approaches in order to improve your practice

·       Investigate and discuss a wide range of counselling approaches. This includes the relational approach and cognitive behavioural therapy, widely used in the NHS today

Duration: Full-time, 1 Year / Part-time, 2 Years

Fee: £8,000

Find out more & apply now -> https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/therapeutic-counselling-bsc-top-up/


Course

MA Integrative Counselling (Top-Up)

Venue: Distance Learning

Start Date: 19 September 2022

In response to the growing demand for effective counselling and psychotherapeutic practices, we offer a course through which qualified therapists can build knowledge within certain areas of interest, supporting the development of specialism and identity within the profession.

If you already hold a postgraduate diploma in counselling or psychotherapy, this one-year top-up course gives you the opportunity to obtain a masters qualification by studying two research modules.

·       Look at the relationship between research and the development of practice in the field

·       Be introduced to the appropriate methods of research in psychotherapy and use this knowledge to form a research proposal

·       Understand how to use techniques and tools from different modalities to tailor an individual approach to your research topic

·       Complete a dissertation detailing your own research process and findings on a subject area of your choice relating to counselling practice

Duration: Part-time, 1 Year

Fee: £2,750

Find out more & apply now -> [https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/integrative-counselling-ma-top-up/]

Course

MA Integrative Counselling

Venue: Leeds Beckett University

Start Date: 19 September 2022

Gain a comprehensive knowledge of the acquisition and subsequent use of interpersonal and counselling skills for therapeutic benefit.

Accredited by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), this course will enable you to develop the skills you’ll need as a professional counsellor or psychotherapist. It will provide you with the training required to become registered with the BACP and be professionally recognised as a counsellor.

·       Identify your strengths and areas for development through clinical practice, ensuring you become a capable and self-reflective practitioner

·       Experience a variety of learning approaches from full class lectures, to small group skills development where you can record your practice in our communications suite

·       Study appropriate methods of research to form a research proposal and complete a dissertation in a subject area or specialism of your choice

Duration: Full-time, 2 Years

Fees: £4,750

Find out more & apply now -> [https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/integrative-counselling-ma/]

Course

PG Cert Interpersonal and Counselling Skills

Venue: Leeds Beckett University

Start Date: 19 September 2022

You will gain a thorough grounding in the practical skills needed to be an effective counsellor. Encouraged to become a self-reflective practitioner, you will explore your feelings, attitudes and personal relational issues in order to evaluate and further refine your abilities.

You will enhance your understanding of social and cultural differences and values while analysing ethical dilemmas found in the profession. This will give you the ability to work effectively and sensitively with clients from a variety of backgrounds.

Even if you have limited experience in interpersonal and counselling practice, this course will provide you with the fundamentals needed to enter this rewarding field.

Duration: Part-time, 1 Year

Fees: £3,000

Find out more & apply now -> [https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/interpersonal-counselling-skills-pg-cert/]

Course

PG Dip Counselling and Psychotherapy

Venue: Leeds Beckett University

Start Date: 19 September 2022

Accredited by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), this course will enable you to become a professional counsellor or psychotherapist. It will provide you with the accredited training required to become registered with the BACP and be professionally recognised as a counsellor.

You will gain an understanding of relational theory and practice and will learn how to apply your therapeutic counselling and psychotherapy skills with clients. Through clinical practice, you will identify your strengths and areas for development, ensuring you become a capable and self-reflective practitioner.

We help you find a suitable work placement where you will have client contact on a weekly basis and totalling 100 hours. You will also undertake 20 hours of personal counselling from a network of professional counsellors approved by our University.

Duration: Part-time, 2 Years

Fees: £3,500

Find out more & apply now -> [https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/counselling-psychotherapy-pg-dip/]

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BSc (Hons) Therapeutic Counselling (Top-Up)

Convert your Counselling diploma (level 4 or 5) to a BSc. With the option to study either full or part time, this course will enrich your professional development and practice, it can also act as a gateway to Masters study.

Invigorate your debates through discussions with other qualified counsellors, sharing knowledge and expertise.

Shape and strengthen your own practice and its identity, finding more opportunities to deliver counselling in diverse settings and communities.

Full-time and part-time options available.

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Fees: £8,000

Organisation: Leeds Beckett University – School of Health

Venue: Distance Learning

Contact: b.c.walker@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Start Date: 19 Sep 2022

Find out more: https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/therapeutic-counselling-bsc-top-up/

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MA Integrative Counselling (Top-Up)

Convert you postgraduate diploma to a Masters, engage in postgraduate level research on this part-time master's top-up course.

As a qualified therapist, you can build knowledge within certain areas of interest, supporting the development of specialism and identity within the profession.

If you already hold a postgraduate diploma in counselling or psychotherapy, this one-year top-up course gives you the opportunity to obtain a masters qualification by studying two research modules.

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Fees: £2,750

Organisation: Leeds Beckett University – School of Health

Venue: Distance Learning

Contact: p.nicholson@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Start Date: 19 Sep 2022

Find out more: https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/courses/integrative-counselling-ma-top-up/