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Counselling Training Program

Welcome to the  Finsbury Therapy Academy! We are proud to offer a comprehensive counselling training program designed to meet the rigorous standards of professional counselling practice.

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Experienced Faculty

Our team of qualified trainers brings a wealth of real-world experience to the classroom, enriching your learning journey..

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Practical Experience

We emphasize the importance of practical training, providing opportunities for supervised counselling practice with clients.

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Personal Development

Our program recognizes the significance of personal growth in becoming an effective counsellor. We offer self-awareness workshops and reflective practices to support your development.

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Supervision Support

Throughout your training, you will have access to supervision sessions that facilitate the integration of theory into practice.


Flexible Study Options

We understand the need for flexibility in education. Our program offers part-time and full-time study options to accommodate various schedules.

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Small Class Sizes

To ensure individualized attention and a supportive learning environment, we maintain small class sizes.

Comprehensive Counselling Training Program

Aligned with Professional Standards

Program Overview

The Comprehensive Counselling Training Program offered by Finsbury Therapy Academy is a rigorous and in-depth professional training designed to equip aspiring counsellors with the knowledge, skills, and ethical foundations necessary to embark on a successful career in counselling. This program adheres to the highest professional standards recognized within the field of counselling and psychotherapy.

Program Objectives

Throughout this comprehensive training program, students will:

  1. Gain a solid understanding of the core principles, theories, and approaches in counselling, following industry-recognized models.

  2. Develop essential counselling skills, including active listening, empathetic responding, and effective communication, based on best practices within the profession.

  3. Demonstrate cultural competence and sensitivity to work effectively with diverse and marginalized populations, respecting ethical guidelines in counselling practice.

  4. Learn the process of assessment and formulation, employing evidence-based tools and techniques for client evaluation.

  5. Acquire a broad range of counselling interventions and strategies, enabling them to address various mental health issues in a professional and ethical manner.

  6. Understand the principles of trauma-informed care and develop ethical approaches to working with trauma survivors.

  7. Familiarize themselves with the legal and ethical considerations of counselling, ensuring confidentiality, data protection, and client welfare in accordance with professional standards.

  8. Engage in supervised practicum experiences, integrating theoretical knowledge into practical application under the guidance of experienced professionals.

  9. Cultivate self-awareness and practice self-care as an essential aspect of personal and professional development.

  10. Learn about group counselling dynamics and techniques, as well as ethical considerations when facilitating group therapy sessions.

  11. Develop competency in couples and family counselling, applying systemic approaches and adhering to ethical principles.

  12. Understand the role of supervision in continuous professional development and engage in reflective practices to enhance counselling skills.

  13. Explore career options in the counselling profession and receive guidance on professional development pathways.

Program Structure

The Comprehensive Counselling Training Program is offered as a              24-month, part-time intensive course. The curriculum is divided into carefully structured modules that progressively build upon each other, providing students with a comprehensive and well-rounded understanding of counselling theory, practice, and ethics.

Assessment and Certification

Throughout the program, students will participate in various assessments, including written assignments, practical examinations, role-playing scenarios, and case presentations. Successful completion of the program will earn students a certification from Finsbury Therapy Academy, signifying their achievement of the program's learning outcomes.

Who Should Apply

This program is designed for individuals with a genuine passion for helping others, seeking a career in counselling or psychotherapy. Applicants should hold a bachelor's degree or demonstrate relevant work experience in related fields. Additionally, a commitment to personal growth, empathy, and ethical practice is essential for successful participation in this program.

Faculty and Support

The program's faculty consists of highly experienced and qualified professionals in the field of counselling and psychotherapy. Students will benefit from personalized guidance and constructive feedback throughout their learning journey.

Start Your Journey

Embark on a transformative journey towards becoming a skilled and ethically grounded counsellor. Join the Comprehensive Counselling Training Program at [Your University/Institution Name] and gain the expertise and knowledge to make a positive impact in the lives of others.

Entry Requirements for the Comprehensive Counselling Training Program

The Comprehensive Counselling Training Program at Finsbury Therapy Academy seeks dedicated individuals with a genuine passion for helping others and a commitment to pursuing a rewarding career in counselling. To ensure that our students are well-prepared to engage in this rigorous and transformative training, we have established the following entry requirements:

  • Educational Background: Applicants must possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution. While there is no specific field requirement, degrees in psychology, social work, sociology, or related disciplines may be advantageous.

  • Relevant Work Experience: While not mandatory, relevant work experience in social services, mental health, or related fields will be considered favorably. Previous experience can provide valuable insights into the counselling profession.

  • Personal Qualities: We value individuals who demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, empathy, and a deep commitment to personal growth. A non-judgmental and compassionate approach to supporting others is essential in the counselling field.

  • English Language Proficiency: All courses in the program are conducted in English. Applicants whose native language is not English or who have not completed their undergraduate studies in English-speaking countries may be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency through standardized tests.

  • Statement of Purpose: Applicants are required to submit a well-crafted statement of purpose that reflects their motivations for pursuing counselling as a career, their relevant experiences, and their future goals.

  • References: Applicants must provide references from individuals who can speak to their character, interpersonal skills, and suitability for a counselling training program.

Selection Process

Admission to the Comprehensive Counselling Training Program is competitive, and applicants are selected based on a holistic assessment of their qualifications, experiences, and personal qualities. The selection process typically includes the following steps:

  • Application Review: The admissions committee carefully reviews each application, considering the applicant's academic background, work experience, statement of purpose, and references.

  • Interview: Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an interview with faculty members. The interview allows us to assess interpersonal skills, communication abilities, and the candidate's alignment with the program's goals.

  • English Language Proficiency Test (if applicable): For candidates who need to demonstrate English language proficiency, scores from standardized tests such as IELTS or TOEFL will be considered.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply for the Comprehensive Counselling Training Program by completing the online application form available on our website. The application deadline for each intake will be announced well in advance.

Important Note: Meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee admission, as the number of applicants may exceed the available spaces in the program. We encourage interested individuals to submit their applications early and ensure that all required documents are provided within the specified timeframe.

For admissions and program-related inquiries, please contact:

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