Counselling Courses in Guildford, Surrey
Become a …practising counsellor in a counselling centre, agency, doctors’ surgery, hospital, school, business, private practice or related area and many more…!
At Guildford College we have established an excellent reputation for our counselling training, over many years of provision.
We offer a wide range of courses, some BACP accredited. Starting with the Interpersonal Skills Award NCFE Level 1, our students can progress through Levels 2 and 3, up to Foundation Degree and a top-up BA Degree, franchised from the University of Greenwich. We also offer an Access to Counselling Diploma which provides a nationally recognised route to Higher Education. All our lecturers are themselves practitioners/supervisors in the field.
As awareness of mental health issues continues to increase in the public consciousness and more people seek professional help and advice, there is a rise in demand for counselling and professional qualified counsellors. Employers are beginning to ask more and more for counsellors with a degree in counselling, BACP accreditation or both.
Why choose Guildford College?
Wide range of courses
Foundation Degrees and Degrees accredited by BACP and validated by the University of Greenwich
Excellent reputation and high success rates for counselling courses
Suite of counselling rooms, which were commended by Ofsted
Graduates will be eligible for individual application to the BACP for accreditation following completion of further supervised practice
Opportunity to experience alternative models of counselling
Day to day
Approaches to counselling theory
Roles and responsibilities of a practitioner
Starting salaries for counsellors are between £19,000 and £26,000 a year. More experienced counsellors with supervisory responsibilities can earn between £30,000 to £40,000.
We offer a Foundation Degree followed by Degree in Counselling. Alternatively you could undertake university courses in psychology and counselling, therapeutic counselling, counselling studies, person-centred counselling or further professional qualifications.
www.bacp.co.uk - The British Association for Counselling.
www.mind.org.uk - The leading mental health charity for England and Wales.
www.mentalhealth.org.uk - The Mental Health Foundation is the UK’s leading mental health research, policy and service improvement charity.