WESSEX COUNSELLING &
PSYCHOTHERAPY/THE BRIDGE FOUNDATION CPD POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA 2018
PSYCHODYNAMIC APPROACHES TO COUNSELLING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN
EDUCATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SETTINGS
The course will
begin in January 2018 and will be held in Bristol on 12 Saturdays between
January 2018 and December 2018. There will be an introductory ½ day
induction on 13th January 2018 and 12 study days on:
20th January, 10th
February, 10th March, 14th April, 12th May, 9th June, 7th July, 21st July,
8th September, 13th October, 10th November and 8th December.
Who is the
course helpful for?
. Experienced school/FE/young persons’ counsellors
seeking to develop their practice and update their knowledge
experienced school/FE /young persons’ counsellors wanting to improve their
skills and to develop their counselling practice.
counsellors looking to take on work as a school/FE counsellor/young
Fees and Application
Cost: £1,500 per annum
(monthly payment option). Excludes cost of clinical supervision.
now interviewing for 2017-2018 - see Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy
website (www.wessexcp.co.uk) to download an application form.
Delivered over thirteen Saturday’s per annum in Bristol from
January 2018 to December 2018, the course focusses on psychodynamic
approaches to therapy with children and young people, developmental and
neuroscience theory. A work discussion group and process group run
alongside individual supervision of your work/placement which can be
arranged locally with an approved supervisor. The course is taught by
highly experienced and qualified staff within the field.
will be assessed on attendance, participation and engagement in the
Programme alongside three written submissions throughout the year at
You will be required to complete a minimum of 60
hours client work with children or young people in a school/FE college or
other institutional setting. If you do not already work in a paid or
unpaid capacity with children or young people, we may be able to provide
some support in finding a placement.
hold a recognised Diploma in Counselling or a Psychotherapy qualification.
Your Diploma does not need to be in Psychodynamic Counselling but you will
find it helpful to have a basic grounding or knowledge of psychodynamic
theory. It is anticipated that applicants will already be working with
children/young people or attempting to find paid or unpaid work as
counsellors with this client group.
MA/Post-Graduate Diploma with Bath
The course is run in parallel with Bath Spa University
(BSU) and completion of the course can count towards accreditation with
Bath Spa University for the MA or PGD in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Practice allowing you to obtain an academic qualification alongside your
counselling training i.e. 60 points credit for Counselling Diploma and a
possible 30 points APEL credit for the Counselling Children and Young
people Course towards the MA (180 points).
There is an additional fee
payable to BSU for registration and for additional modules
be required to achieve the MA/PGD awarded by the university.
Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy, Fairfield House,
King Street, Frome, BA11 1BH
telephone: 01373 453355 ∙ email:
a bacp accredited service ∙ registered charity