Centre for Continuing Education

Counselling Course: An Introduction

Counselling. Understand the concepts that underpin counselling.

Learn Counselling the smart way with Counselling courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

This counselling course is designed for a work setting, but is equally applicable for family and friends. Counselling is being increasingly sought as the pressures of work and personal life continue to increase. This reflects the rapidly changing world we live in and the increasing choices we face as individuals. This counselling course introduces you to the concepts that underpin counselling so that you can offer this assistance to your work colleagues, employees, family members and network of friends when the need presents.

Outcomes

At the end of this counselling course, participants will have gained the following benefits:

  1. An appreciation of the basics of the counselling process
  2. A practical understanding of how to counsel work colleagues, employees, family, friends
  3. How to maintain a healthy distance during the counselling process
  4. How to manage special situations involving anger, depression, grief & loss
  5. Enabling counselling to become part of one’s everyday life skills

Content

This counselling course covers the following topics:

Exploring emotions

  • Building rapport and helping to relax
  • Active listening skills
  • Reflection of content
  • Reflection of feelings

Identifying the real problem

  • Summarising
  • Reframing
  • Probing
  • The 5 Whys

Generating options

  • Reframing
  • Encouraging self-generation of options
  • How and when to add options

Developing an action plan

  • The client choosing the preferred option
  • Facilitating action
  • Encouraging change
  • Establishing a follow-up mechanism

Professional issues

  • The counselling environment
  • The need for confidentiality
  • The influence of the counsellor’s values and beliefs
  • Looking after yourself with healthy boundaries

Dealing with particular problems

  • The angry client
  • The depressed client
  • Grief and loss counselling
  • The suicidal client

Intended Audience

This counselling course is designed for those who have had little to no prior experience in counselling.

Features

  • Expert trainers
  • Central locations
  • Small class sizes
  • Free, expert advice
  • Student materials – yours to keep
  • Statement of completion

What others say.

  • Well organised. Liked the shared lunch idea. The variety in the attendees was also great.

  • The course and tutor were amazing! Already recommended the centre to friends and family who may wish to enrol in other courses :)

  • Informative and brought to life by a very good tutor.

  • Both course content and tutor were excellent. I came away with a much clearer understanding of counselling and what it entails.

  • The course content itself was good and thorough. I think it’s definitely suitable for people who are considering a career in counselling. I liked the way the facilitator introduced the stages of counselling in a straightforward and pragmatic way.

  • The course was conducted in a professional manner with lots of interaction which is critical to learning. Thank you to the presenter for the insight and wisdom provided.

  • Very relaxed and professional.

  • Very good course. Excellent lecturer and group. Venue also good and the lunch at the restaurant a nice touch to bring the group together and round out the day. Very highly recommended.

$298 Limited GST free
Counselling Course: An Introduction

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$328 Limited GST free
Counselling Course: An Introduction

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$328 Limited GST free
Counselling Course: An Introduction

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$328 Limited GST free
Counselling Course: An Introduction

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$328 Limited GST free
Counselling Course: An Introduction

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$328 Limited GST free
Counselling Course: An Introduction

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