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Integrated Therapeutic Counselling

Overview

About the Level 4 Integrated Therapeutic Counselling Certificate

Integrative therapy is a combination of various psychotherapy elements from different schools of therapy, applied to the treatment of a client. Since Sigmund Freud who developed psychoanalysis, various other disciplines splintered off. By now there are hundreds of different theories of psychotherapy being practised. During this integrated therapeutic counselling course, you will be able to study concepts of Rogerian therapy, communication skills, behavioural therapy, person-centred counselling, Gestalt therapy, transactional analysis, primal therapy. Finally, you will be able to understand how all these different disciplines come together under the integrated psychotherapy umbrella to help you provide a tailored experience of care to your clients.

The course has a recommended 260 hours of study, to provide students with a comprehensive view of all different types of therapy theories and application. It is entirely up to you if you choose to complete the course in this time, later or earlier. The are no deadlines or time pressures with any of our distance learning courses here, at learndirect.

Who should study this course?

This online course would suit researchers, therapists and theoreticians for a better view on different approaches to therapy. Therapists practising a pure approach nowadays are fewer than those that take a combined method. Therapists that offer an integrated approach will often experience better, more efficient results in their sessions.

You do not need any prior experience or qualifications to enrol on this course. The only requirements are an interest in the topic, the motivation to complete the course and a way to access the online study materials.

What happens after the course?

At the end of this course, you will a great understanding of key models and theories in therapy, but you will have also learnt about the client – counsellor relationship and the hands-on aspects of running a practice. Those looking to complement their studies, can delve deeper into any of the theory models presented in the course. Alternatively, you could study other forms of therapy, such as subjective therapies, intersubjective therapies, objective or interobjective. Each field will contribute to a better perspective for diagnosis and assistance.

The field of therapy is varied and has plenty of career options. You have the choice to work within a clinic or as self-employed at home, at the customers’ house, or offering services within an organisation’s HR department. You can find work in the private sector or in the public one. In any of these context, some of the jobs you could find include:

  • Integrative psychotherapist
  • Mental health therapist
  • Occupational therapist

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 0800 101 901

Modules

The counselling relationship

Rogerian therapy

Communication skills

Behavioural therapy

Person-centered counselling

Gestalt therapy

Transactional analysis

Primal therapy

Integrated psychotherapy

Setting up/running a practice

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

Professional Membership

On completion of this course students can apply for membership to 'Counselling' - a registered charity - and they will be able to use the initials 'CCC Reg.' after their names. (See website: http://www.counselling.ltd.uk)

On completion of this course students can apply for membership to the Society for Holistic Therapists and Coaches (SHTC), a professional body who are dedicated to recognised standards of qualification and practice - students will also be able to use the initials 'SHTC' after their names.

For more information please visit the SHTC website at www.societytherapistscoaches.com

Practical Training

Optional practical training is run through the SHTC and is available upon request for this course.

Practical training is not required in order to complete the course. Students will receive both the College Diploma and the ASET Award even if they do not complete the optional practical training.

For more information, please click here.

About the Level 4 Integrated Therapeutic Counselling Certificate

Integrative therapy is a combination of various psychotherapy elements from different schools of therapy, applied to the treatment of a client. Since Sigmund Freud who developed psychoanalysis, various other disciplines splintered off. By now there are hundreds of different theories of psychotherapy being practised. During this integrated therapeutic counselling course, you will be able to study concepts of Rogerian therapy, communication skills, behavioural therapy, person-centred counselling, Gestalt therapy, transactional analysis, primal therapy. Finally, you will be able to understand how all these different disciplines come together under the integrated psychotherapy umbrella to help you provide a tailored experience of care to your clients.

The course has a recommended 260 hours of study, to provide students with a comprehensive view of all different types of therapy theories and application. It is entirely up to you if you choose to complete the course in this time, later or earlier. The are no deadlines or time pressures with any of our distance learning courses here, at learndirect.

Who should study this course?

This online course would suit researchers, therapists and theoreticians for a better view on different approaches to therapy. Therapists practising a pure approach nowadays are fewer than those that take a combined method. Therapists that offer an integrated approach will often experience better, more efficient results in their sessions.

You do not need any prior experience or qualifications to enrol on this course. The only requirements are an interest in the topic, the motivation to complete the course and a way to access the online study materials.

What happens after the course?

At the end of this course, you will a great understanding of key models and theories in therapy, but you will have also learnt about the client – counsellor relationship and the hands-on aspects of running a practice. Those looking to complement their studies, can delve deeper into any of the theory models presented in the course. Alternatively, you could study other forms of therapy, such as subjective therapies, intersubjective therapies, objective or interobjective. Each field will contribute to a better perspective for diagnosis and assistance.

The field of therapy is varied and has plenty of career options. You have the choice to work within a clinic or as self-employed at home, at the customers’ house, or offering services within an organisation’s HR department. You can find work in the private sector or in the public one. In any of these context, some of the jobs you could find include:

  • Integrative psychotherapist
  • Mental health therapist
  • Occupational therapist

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 0800 101 901

Modules

The counselling relationship

Rogerian therapy

Communication skills

Behavioural therapy

Person-centered counselling

Gestalt therapy

Transactional analysis

Primal therapy

Integrated psychotherapy

Setting up/running a practice

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

Professional Membership

On completion of this course students can apply for membership to 'Counselling' - a registered charity - and they will be able to use the initials 'CCC Reg.' after their names. (See website: http://www.counselling.ltd.uk)

On completion of this course students can apply for membership to the Society for Holistic Therapists and Coaches (SHTC), a professional body who are dedicated to recognised standards of qualification and practice - students will also be able to use the initials 'SHTC' after their names.

For more information please visit the SHTC website at www.societytherapistscoaches.com

Practical Training

Optional practical training is run through the SHTC and is available upon request for this course.

Practical training is not required in order to complete the course. Students will receive both the College Diploma and the ASET Award even if they do not complete the optional practical training.

For more information, please click here.

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