Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TC-L4)

Course Modules

  • Ethical practice
  • Ethical Framework
  • Develop an ethical counselling relationship
  • Developing and evaluating own practice
  • User centred contract
  • Legal issues
  • Boundary issues & dilemmas
  • Awareness of personal limitations
  • Importance of Self Awareness
  • Emergence of Self-structure
  • Self Processing
  • Self-Care
  • Core Theories:-
    • Person-Centered
    • Humanistic
    • Transpersonal
  • Psychosynthesis
  • Gestalt
  • Eco- psychology, community building, resolutions
  • Human growth and developmental stages
  • Evaluate research into psychotherapy and counselling
  • Sustained attention and deep listening
  • Empathy & presence
  • Congruence- Buber
  • Unspoken agenda- Emotional warmth- Carkhuff & Truax

 

  • Transference and Counter transference
  • Dynamics within the therapeutic relationship
  • Difference between own personal world and clients world.
  • Difference and Diversity
  • Cultural diversity
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Working with shock and trauma
  • Working with sexual abuse
  • Sexuality in Counselling-Tantric energy
  • Self harm, Alcohol and drug issues
  • Non-violent communication
  • Eco- psychology, community building, resolutions
  • Family constellations
  • Complex boundaries
  • Working with 2 people
  • Power issues in Counselling
  • Working with ending
  • Group coherence
  • Shadow side to counselling
  • Establish and maintain a supervisory relationship, analyse the purpose, roles and functions of supervision.
  • Small peer supervision group where trainees can bring their client work.
  • Working in Agencies
  • Enquiring into mental illness and exploring the boundaries between spiritual emergency and spiritual emergence
  • Mental health issues
  • Primary Care
  • Assessment issues
  • Client assessment/ risk assessment
  • Suicide
  • Spiritual Crises & Spiritual Emergence
  • Myths Archetypes and Transpersonal
  • The study and energetic research of world religions
  • Astrology as the hero’s Journey- the journey to individuation
  • Death and the Bardo
  • Kabala
  • Mindfulness practice
  • Guided visualisation and art
  • Body connection, grounded-ness, being in the landscape
  • Dream work
  • integrating the four basic elements in a holistic approach.
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