Counselling

Whether you want to explore counselling as a personal interest, would like to train to become a counsellor, or are already working in the profession and need training to develop your professional skills, there's plenty of courses to choose from at City Lit. We offer a range of part-time counselling courses, including evening classes, daytime and weekend courses.
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  1. An introduction to the unconscious

    Course Date: Fri 28 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about the history and theory of the unconscious, and develop an awareness of your own unconscious through dreams, self reflection, free association and mindfulness in a safe, confidential space.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £30.00

  2. Boundaries, holding and containment

    Course Date: Sun 5 Feb 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Boundaries, holding and containment are often seen as the essential foundations for growth in therapy but they are not always easy to manage. We will explore these concepts both in life and in the therapeutic context through case studies, theory and personal experience.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  3. Certificate in Counselling skills

    Course Date: Sat 14 Jan 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The application process for PC310 is now closed for 1617.



    Enhance your career or progress to further study with a qualification in counselling. Explore theory, practice, ethics and personal awareness. Ideal for professionals seeking to develop their skills in this area.

    The course fee is £800, plus an upfront fee of £699 payable at the time of your enrolment.

    If you’re unable to pay the course fee upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student Loans Company to help cover the cost, repayable after the course ends. You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans

    If you’re unable to pay the upfront fee, you can talk to our Information, Advice and Guidance team who will advise you on instalment plans to spread the cost or bursaries. You can contact the Advice and Guidance Team by phone on 020 7492 2500 or by email: advice@citylit.ac.uk

    For more information, please call Psychology, counselling and personal development on 020 7492 2530.
    Full fee: £1,499.00
    Senior fee: £1,499.00
    Concession: £1,499.00

  4. Counselling as a career

    Course Date: Sat 10 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Thinking of becoming a counsellor? Wondering about gaining a counselling qualification? In this short workshop, you will find out more about the career paths and whether counselling training is for you.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £18.00

  5. Counselling introduction: advanced

    Course Date: Wed 4 Jan 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Extend your use of counselling skills and personal development in this highly experiential course. Further explore the person-centred approach and examine issues of ethics, good practice, diversity and difference.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  6. Counselling: an introduction

    Course Date: Mon 9 Jan 2017 (and 11 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enhance your personal skills, learn more about yourself and take your first step in counselling training on this primarily experiential course, underpinned by the theory of the person centred approach.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £134.00

  7. Diploma in therapeutic counselling: integrative pathway

    Course Date: Mon 12 Sep 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Application process for September 2016 is now CLOSED.



    This two-year course qualifies you to practise as a counsellor. You will need to have completed a level 3 certificate in counselling skills course within the last three years. Dates shown in this course guide refer only to the current academic year. This year the diploma course will take place on Mondays, with occasional weekend dates.

    The course fee is £2800, plus an upfront fee of £1199 payable at the time of your enrolment.

    If you’re unable to pay the course fee upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student Loans Company to help cover the cost, repayable after the course ends. You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans

    If you’re unable to pay the upfront fee, you can talk to our Information, Advice and Guidance team who will advise you on instalment plans to spread the cost or bursaries. You can contact the Advice and Guidance Team by phone on 020 7492 2500 or by email: advice@citylit.ac.uk

    For more information, please call Psychology, counselling and personal development on 020 7492 2530.
    Full fee: £3,999.00
    Senior fee: £3,999.00
    Concession: £3,999.00

  8. Diploma in therapeutic counselling: person-centred pathway

    Course Date: Tue 13 Sep 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We are accepting late applications until Thursday 1st September 2016 for PC308 - Person-centred pathway. Please email counsellinglevel4@citylit.ac.uk to receive an application form.

    Subject to shortlisting, interviews will held week commencing Monday 5th September September 2016.



    This two-year course qualifies you to practise as a counsellor. You will need to have completed a level 3 certificate in counselling skills course within the last three years. Dates shown in this course guide refer only to the current academic year. This year the diploma course will take place on Tuesdays, with occasional weekend dates.

    The course fee is £2800, plus an upfront fee of £1199 payable at the time of your enrolment.

    If you’re unable to pay the course fee upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student Loans Company to help cover the cost, repayable after the course ends. You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans

    If you’re unable to pay the upfront fee, you can talk to our Information, Advice and Guidance team who will advise you on instalment plans to spread the cost or bursaries. You can contact the Advice and Guidance Team by phone on 020 7492 2500 or by email: advice@citylit.ac.uk

    For more information, please call Psychology, counselling and personal development on 020 7492 2530.
    Full fee: £3,999.00
    Senior fee: £3,999.00
    Concession: £3,999.00

  9. Introduction to Jung

    Course Date: Sat 25 Mar 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What is Jungian therapy really about? How has it developed since the days of Freud and Jung? Delve into the work of the founder of analytical psychology during a day of theory, discussion and activities.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  10. Introduction to psychodynamic counselling

    Course Date: Sat 13 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will take you from Freud through to the present day, demonstrating a more relational experience for the client. Examine the unconscious, the presenting past and issues in early development.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £30.00

  11. Introduction to psychosynthesis

    Course Date: Sun 21 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An experiential exploration of psychosynthesis using theoretical input, creative exercises and group sharing. The emphasis of the class is on creating a safe environment to explore personal material in depth.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  12. Introduction to transactional analysis

    Course Date: Sat 17 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the key concepts of Eric Berne's theory of personality development. Gain insight into his method of analysis, which aims to increase individual autonomy, spontaneity and intimacy in relationships.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  13. Mindfulness and the person-centred approach

    Course Date: Sun 22 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Carl Rogers writes of a 'way of being' in a therapeutic relationship that is healing. Mindfulness is the practice of ‘being present’ to ourselves. In this workshop we will explore the complementary nature of these ‘arts of being’.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

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