Certificate in Counselling Skills (Πιστοποιητικό σε Δεξιότητες Συμβουλευτικής)

The course will introduce students to basic counseling skills, including: active listening, reflection of content and empathy, through exposure to a variety of theoretical models and approaches. Different types of therapeutic approaches will be covered, including humanistic, psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural perspectives. The counseling process will be analyzed and classes will include role play and other exercises designed to allow students to practice basic counselling skills. There will be an emphasis on self-reflection and self-awareness.

This short course will be of interest to psychology graduates who are contemplating embarking on a career in counselling or psychotherapy. The course will also interest people working in life coaching, advising or “mentoring”, education, human resources, nursing, social services, management, etc. Essentially it will interest anyone who would like to further develop their interpersonal relationship skills and self-awareness.

Classes start on 6th October 2017 and include 12 weeks of teaching. Classes take place on Friday evenings, 18:00-21:00. There are also three Saturday workshops (9:30-17:30).

Entry requirements: Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree (any discipline) and be fluent in English.

For more information please see the program here