Certificate in Counselling Skills

a 60 hour online taught course

Starting June 2024



Certificate in Counselling

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

Our college offers a 60 hour online 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 book now, or contact us using the form below to check availability and to find out more.

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Course Costs

When booking onto the course, please download, complete and return the booking form.
We require dietary information and acceptance of the course terms and conditions.

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

Want to learn more?

Why not book onto our next Diploma “Come and See” Day?
10 till 12pm Saturday 1st June 2024
Please be aware that this is our last open day prior to the September certificate and Diploma starting.


Use the form at the bottom of the page to let us know that you want to attend our open day and get the full details. Please be aware that places on our Diploma course are already booking up so please contact as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Do I need to 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: This course is sometimes 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 3 courses will be run over the following dates, first, face to face, and then online:

Part 1: Friday 07 and Saturday 08 June 2024 (Face to Face, Crowborough)
Part 2: Friday 14 and Saturday 15 June (Face to Face, Crowborough)

At our new address: 12 April Court, Sybron Way, Crowborough, TN6 3DZ

Course times: – 09.00 – 16.30

Please be awarebookings will typically close two weeks before the start date of the course (though do get in touch if you want a last-minute entry and we will be as accommodating as possible)

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

A Welcome From Sally (Tutor and Founder).

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 – 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.

Sara Bishop

Tutor and Founder

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