Counselling Skills Certificate

with Francis Townsend

An opportunity to gain skills practice in fundamental principles of counselling leading to certification (subject to fulfillment of requirements).

The Berne Institute Counselling Certificate is available to trainess and counsellors who have completed 180 hours of advanced training (including Foundation Year) either at The Berne Institute or at other training institutes or colleges. A review and evaluation of basic counselling skills takes place at this workshop.

During the workshop, participants will be taught basic counselling skils and have the opportunity to practice them in peer counselling. Participants’ competency will be evaluated during the workshop. Those meeting the requirements wil be awarded the Counselling Skills Certificate.

Applications are invited from practising and trainee counsellors, not only in Transactional Analysis but in other recognised modalities. Participants must provide evidence of completed training hours (minimum 180) in counselling, using TA, NLP, Person-Centred counselling, Gestalt or other relevant training, and also evidence of reflective learning and/or practice (e.g. two-page extract from a journal). Please bring these to the workshop.

Timing The workshop will run from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, with the normal breaks for lunch and refreshments.

Venue The Berne Institute, Berne House, 29 Derby Road, Kegworth DE74 2EN. Berne House is located ten miles south of Nottingham, one mile from Junction 24 on the M1. If you need detailed directions to Kegworth, or a list of local accommodation, please ask the Course Registrar when you book for the course and we will be glad to send you this information. You can also find the information on our website

Cost £300 (£75 Non-refundable Deposit)

Booking To reserve a place, please complete the booking form (over) and return it to us with your full payment or

deposit (Note: balance is payable up to two weeks before arrival). Please make cheques payable to ‘The Berne Institute’ or contact us for online banking details. You can email us via our website or call 01509 673649 to book your place.

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