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Introduction to Counselling Skills

An intensive 2 day course delivered by qualified counsellors through experiential learning. The course will allow you to develop your listening skills through interactive and engaging teaching methods.  

2 day training course
In-person training at one of our venues 
£265 per person
Introduction to Listening and Counselling

This course offers an enriching experience which enables you to develop the skills to be an effective communicator through developing  self-awareness and enabling you to enhance your personal and professional relationships through meaningful conversation. 

“Very well run and informative course. It challenged me in a healthy way and has prompted me to explore counselling training further.” – Dan, Course Attendee April 2024

Who is this course for?

This course is for you if: 

  • You want to improve your listening and communication skills in your professional or personal life 

  • You want to understand yourself and others better through effective compassionate listening 

  •  You want to learn more about active listening and how to put this into practice 

  • You are interested in exploring a career change to become a counsellor

  • You want to understand how you can protect yourself against compassionate burnout 

Course Dates

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How is it delivered?

Intensive 2-day courses are either delivered at one of our venues or online. You will be working intensively in small and focused groups. This course offers you the chance to experience and think about listening in a new way that allows you to develop skills and practices to take into your personal and professional lives. 

The course uses experiential learning methods (drawing on your own experiences) which involve:

  • Thinking about what you would like to get out of the training.

  • Examining and reflecting on attitudes and beliefs.

  • Developing self-awareness through sharing experiences with others.

  • Practicing new ways of relating to other group members and receiving feedback.

Entry Requirements 

There are no formal entry requirements. 

What after this course? 

A natural next step following this course is The Certificate in Counselling Skills course, which provides a more in-depth skills training for anyone considering a career in counselling or to enhance their skills in a community role or in the workplace. Other training routes may also be appropriate for you, contact us to discuss your training and career options: [email protected] Call: 01453 766 310


£265 – Intensive Weekday or Weekend

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