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.

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Courses at Willows

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Willows Level 2 Introduction to Counselling training course is awarded by the Open College Network (OCN).

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and our post qualifying Level 5 Diploma in Trauma Counselling is awarded by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB).

For more information please call 01793 426 650 or email training-enquiries@willowscounselling.org.uk


Level 2 Introduction to Counselling

This is the entry level course in our suite of Counsellor training courses and is the first step required for those wishing to pursue Level 3 training and above.

It is equally suitable for those who wish to develop their listening and responding skills, as well as their awareness of counselling and mental health. The course can be hugely beneficial for those involved in supportive, helping, pastoral and caring roles in their community, church or workplace.

Level 3 Integrative Counselling

For students wishing to train as counsellors and progress to the Level 4 Diploma training course, either with Willows or elsewhere, or people wishing to further enhance their listening and counselling skills for roles such as pastoral care, teaching, management, leadership, emergency services, social work and nursing.

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB)

For students wishing to train and qualify as counsellors.

The course includes theoretical study, practical skills training, experiential exercises, supervision of counselling practice and personal development.

Level 5 Diploma in Trauma Counselling (CPCAB)

This course will provide opportunities to learn and develop skills using an integrative model of trauma, including working somatically and with dissociation.

Additional themes covered in the course will be somatic work, neurobiology, attachment theory, flashbacks, dissociation, symptom reduction, shame, diversity, risk, rupture & repair, supervision, resilience and self-care.

How to apply

For an application form please email training-enquiries@willowscounselling.org.uk

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