Willows Counselling & Training

Willows is a safe space offering counselling support for people feeling worried about anything affecting their mental health, as well as delivering training for people to become counsellors.

01793 426650

Details – Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB)


For students wishing to train and qualify as counsellors.

Full completion of the course application form (available on request)

Write a pre-course essay on your clinical experience and your motivation for applying for this course.
You will be invited to attend a pre course interview

Course requirements

  • Prospective applicants will have completed Counsellor Training to Level 3 with a minimum of 180 guided learning hours


  • Sept 2022 – July 2024 weekly (term-time)
  • 6 Saturday Willows Workshops/ Training days

Course Fees

  • tbc
  • Excludes course books, Saturday workshops and 20 hours of personal counselling

Course Content

  • Theoretical study
  • Practical skills training
  • Experiential exercises
  • Supervision of counselling practice
  • Personal development

Student commitment

  • Attend the training session each week
  • Attend x6 Saturday training days per year
  • Maintain a reflective journal of progress and self-awareness
  • Attend termly tutorials with a personal tutor
  • Complete a range of assignments & seminar presentations
  • Read the book/s from the required reading list
  • Complete of a portfolio of written work
  • Complete of 20 hours of personal counselling
  • A commitment of approximately 6 – 8 hours per week for study, reading, research and written work in addition to the training sessionsStudent membership of a professional counselling body

How to apply

Please email the Training Coordinator receptiontw@willowscounselling.org.uk

Successful applicants must accept their place in writing within 7 days with full
payment or deposit.