Certificate in Counselling

So you are thinking about becoming a counsellor/therapist/psychotherapist. Well you have come to the right place.

Our college offers a 60 hour course comprising of 30 hours of direct teaching and 30 hours of self directed learning. This course is ideal for students taking their first steps towards a career in counselling. The course has been designed to strike the perfect balance of teaching and self directed learning. This gives students real insight into the counselling profession and a deeper understanding of what will be required from them at the next level.

Gain insight into the counselling profession and learn about the core concepts of counselling theory, approaches, and how to utilise and convert this knowledge into counselling skills.

As a result of undertaking this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of self, a deeper understanding of others. And you will develop counselling skills experience to relate in a more effective way.

Basic counselling skills are an essential and integral part of training to become a bacp accredited counsellor. They are also useful to people working in other professions for example teaching, nursing, team building etc.

Our courses get booked up quickly so please contact us using the form below to check availability or to find out more.

Do I need a degree to become a counsellor?

No. You do not need a degree to study to be a counsellor/psychotherapist. You will however need a good level of English and numeracy and be able to understand and clearly communicate in English.

Are your counselling courses near me?

Dunamis Therapy Hub is located in Crowborough, East Sussex. There are good public transport routes to the college and car parking is available near by.

Please Note: Due to the coronavirus our next course will be run online via Zoom. So you can join us from the comfort of your own home.

Counselling Certificate Dates

The Dunamis certificate in counselling skills is taught over 4 day modules.
The next course will be run over the following dates via Zoom:

Part 1: Friday 11th June & Saturday 12th June 2021
Part 2: Friday 18th June & Saturday 19th June 2021

Course times – 09.15 – 17.00

If you cannot make these dates then please contact us. Let us know so that we can inform you when the next course dates have been decided.

By completing this course you are eligible to apply for a place on the Dunamis Diploma in Humanistic Creative Counselling.

Completed a 60 Counselling Certificate and want to find out more about our diploma course starting this September? Book onto our next “Come and See” Day (via Zoom due to the coronavirus) – Thursday 13th August 10am, use the form below, to let us know you want to join us and to get the zoom details. Please be aware that places on our Diploma course are already booking up so please contact as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

A welcome from Sally, one of our tutors

Course costs


Undertake our 60 hour taught counselling skills certificate and take your first step to becoming a counsellor.

When signing up, please download, complete and return the booking form. We require dietary needs information and acceptance of the event terms and conditions.

For more information and to check availability please contact us using the form below

Certificate in Counselling Skills
Join us on our 60 hour taught certificate in counselling skills course