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Certificate in Basic Counselling Skills - 30 hours - 31st August / 1 Sept & 7th/8th September 2019

The Link Centre

Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 5:30 PM (BST)

Certificate in Basic Counselling Skills - 30 hours -...

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Non-refundable deposit
Aug 9, 2019 £44.50 £0.00

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This is a 30 hour course, over two weekends, for those who have had no previous training in counselling skills or who those want to re visit the basic concepts of active listening. We will introduce ideas such as reflection, summary, paraphrasing and confrontation as well as Rogers ideas around empathy, congruence and acceptance

Tutor/pupil ratio is kept a level to enhance the learning with an emphasis on learning from each other. There will be small group learning, exercises, practice and feedback as well as time in the larger group. Sessions will be tailored to the needs of those attending. We will draw from a range of theories with an emphasis on the practical; learning skills to take away and use.

The course is suitable for anyone who would like to expand their skills in relationships or wanting to take their first steps into the world of counselling.  It is also suitable for those where counselling skills will add to their professional roles such as Human Resources, Teaching, the caring professions and those with a customer interface.

Course Tutors:

Mark Head: BSc Hons., MSc (Psychotherapy), CTA, UKCP Reg Psychotherapist, TSTA(P), TTA(P)

Leilani Mitchell:  Dip Couns,CTA, UKCP Reg Psychotherapist, TSTA(P), MBACP (Snr Accrd Suprvsr)

Lisa Bedford-Cooper: M.Sc (TA Psych), Dip. TA Couns, Dip. TA Psych, CTA (P), UKCP Reg. Psychotherapist, PTSTA (P), MANLP, MBACP.

Fleur Newton-Edwards CTA(P), PTSTA(P), Dip.Couns, Dip.Spvn, Dip.Hypno, BA[hons] Education, UKCP, IARTA

Patrick Brook BA (Hons), Dip. Sup., CTA(P), PTSTA(P) is a UKCP Registered TA Psychotherapist and Supervisor

and Assistant Tutors


Mark is a co founder of The Link Centre and is an experienced and qualified UKCP registered psychotherapist and has a private practice based in Sussex. An accomplished teacher, he has taught in a variety of settings including Counselling Skills and Diploma courses. He brings his business background and experience to his work in organisational development. An endorsed TA supervisor, he runs a supervision practice for counsellors and therapists.

Leilani is a qualified counsellor and a UKCP registered psychotherapists and runs a successful private counselling and psychotherapy practice in Sussex. Working with individuals, couples and groups on a wide variety of issues she also supervises a variety of Counsellors and Psychotherapists in the south east and is co founder of The Link Centre. Leilani also does some work in business applying her knowledge of Transactional Analysis in an organisational context.

Lisa is one of our Core Tutors at the Link centre. She is a highly experienced Trainer who is a qualified Counsellor and a UKCP registered Psychotherapist , with a Master of Science degree in Clinical Transaction Analysis Psychotherapy.   Lisa has many years of clinical experience across wide ranging socio-economic and cultural backgrounds and practiced in Harley Street before establishing a successful practice in Kent where her family is based. She is also a Clinical Supervisor working with psychotherapists, counsellors and practitioners across the healthcare sector. Within the corporate sector Lisa acts as a Consultant in Training, Management development and Change and is an Adviser on mental health and trauma within the workplace.

Patrick and Fleur are also Core Tutors at the Link Centre.

Recognition: A certificate will be presented at the end of the course. Students who complete the course may apply to attend The Link Centre’s counselling diploma or psychotherapy course.

NB. Cancellation policy: Deposits are non-refundable. 50% of remaining course payments will be refunded on cancellations with more than 7 days notice

A non-refundable 10 % deposit  is payable to secure your place, with the balance payable by 31st July 2019.  



Have questions about Certificate in Basic Counselling Skills - 30 hours - 31st August / 1 Sept & 7th/8th September 2019? Contact The Link Centre

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The Link Centre
Sussex Rural Business Centre
Plumpton College
BN7 3AE Ditchling Road, Plumpton
United Kingdom

Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 5:30 PM (BST)

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