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Introduction to Counselling Skills (Edinburgh)

Physis Training Ltd

Friday, 7 October 2016 at 09:30 - Sunday, 9 October 2016 at 17:00 (BST)

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The Introduction to Counselling Skills is a three day standalone course to introduce the basics of counselling skills. Whilst it is a pre-requisite for those entering the COSCA Counselling Diploma, it is open to all and recommended for anyone considering counselling and psychotherapy training. The primary aim of the course is for participants to understand the theoretical base for core counselling skills through experiential learning and to be able to relate these concepts to Transactional Analysis practice. The course is offered by Physis Training as a stand alone coure and/or as a component part of training that meets COSCA’s requirement for counselling skills training as a pre-requisite to entering for the Physis Training COSCA diploma course.

On completion of the three day course participants will:

  • understand the core concepts that underpin counselling skills
  • be able to apply skills in practice within a developmental framework
  • relate skills to the practice of TA

have practiced and developed skills in:


  • active listening
  • responding reflectively
  • summarising
  • open and closed questioning
  • appropriate self disclosure
  • immediacy
  • responding to blocks to contact
  • recognising boundaries
  • confrontation and challenge
  • empathy
  • working with resistance


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Physis Training
18 York Place
EH1 3EP Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Friday, 7 October 2016 at 09:30 - Sunday, 9 October 2016 at 17:00 (BST)

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Physis Training Ltd

Physis Training (Counselling & Psychotherapy) is committed to offering in depth, post graduate counselling and psychotherapy training based firmly in the humanistic and integrative tradition and centred in the core theory of Transactional Analysis.

Physis Training (Counselling & Psychotherapy) provides the highest standards of postgraduate professional training in the fields of counselling and psychotherapy.

Physis Training enables individual trainees to develop their own identity as counsellors and psychotherapists through supporting the integration of skills and knowledge with personal style and previous life experience.

Physis Training is committed to supporting trainees in developing their skills as counsellors and psychotherapists based firmly within the context of a humanistic and integrative approach to psychological wellbeing, and centred in Transactional Analysis as the core theoretical model.

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