Learn how to use counselling, therapy and nursing practice to help those with mental health issues or therapeutic needs. You will be taught by experienced practitioners in counselling, psychotherapy, occupational therapy and mental health nursing.
Undergraduate Courses (5)
Amid an increased demand for counselling and mental health workers, learn how to improve the lives of those in need and forge a challenging but rewarding career. You will explore a wide range of theories within psychology, mental health, counselling, child development and psychotherapy. This theoretical knowledge
combined with opportunities to work in mental health environments will develop your ability to build effective therapeutic relationships that can foster positive change for your clients. With a variety of therapeutic approaches studied, you will be able to tailor the course to your career ambitions.
This course is suitable for those working in mental health services wanting to further their knowledge and career, or for those wishing to enter the health and care professions.
You will explore psychotherapeutic models including cognitive and behavioural development and look at theories on how mental health issues develop across the lifespan. You will also learn how to develop your interpersonal skills in order to build counselling relationships between you and your clients - for example, those experiencing anxiety, depression and addiction.
Learn how to use play and a range of creative arts to counsel children and young people (CYP) between the ages of four and 18 effectively.
Our course is suitable for undergraduate applicants wishing to acquire a basis in counselling skills and in the knowledge and theory of counselling ethics and theoretical approaches. It will help to develop the knowledge and skills relevant to existing employment and/or progression to professional counsellor training. You'll study psychology, academic, personal and skills development, and the application of theory and skills to the workplace.
Accredited by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), our course is ideal if you are seeking to become a professional counsellor or psychotherapist. It will help you work towards accreditation with the BACP, and will help you develop a specialist role within your current occupation.
If you are a counsellor looking to top-up your qualification to an honours degree, this course will enrich your professional development and practice. It can also act as a gateway should you want to progress to masters-level study. You will explore the philosophies, values and cultural assumptions underpinning key counselling perspectives. You will work in groups to review your counselling experiences and you will share ideas and thoughts on different approaches in order to improve your practice.
Postgraduate Courses (6)
Develop the confidence, expertise and practical skills to become a professional art therapist and help change lives for the better.
Accredited by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), this course will enable you to become a professional counsellor or psychotherapist. It will help you work towards practitioner accreditation with the BACP and could help you develop a specialist role within your current occupation.
You will gain a thorough grounding in the practical skills needed to be an effective counsellor. Encouraged to become a self-reflective practitioner, you will explore your feelings, attitudes and personal relational issues in order to evaluate and further refine your abilities.
Working in mental health can be demanding but rewarding. Gain the skills to become an approved mental health professional (AMHP) who practises safely and effectively.
Gain the specialist training to advance your professional development in counselling, psychotherapy or another healthcare-related field.
In response to the growing need for psychotherapy in the UK, we offer a course that provides the in-depth training and therapeutic approach a professional psychotherapist requires. If you already hold a postgraduate diploma in counselling or psychotherapy, then this one year top-up course gives you the opportunity to obtain a masters qualification by studying two research modules.