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Diploma in Psychodynamic Approaches to Counselling Children and Young People

This course is for school/FE/young persons counsellors seeking to develop their practice and update their knowledge, or for adult counsellors who wish to take on work with children and young people. It focusses on psychodynamic approaches to therapy with children and young people, child development and neuroscience theory. A work discussion group and process group run alongside individual supervision of your work/placement which can be arranged locally with an approved supervisor. The course is a partnership between the Bridge Foundation and Wessex Counselling and Psychotherapy is offered over 13 Saturdays across one year in Bristol. It can be dual registered with Bath Spa University to count towards a PG Diploma or Masters Degree.

Application process and fees

The course fee is £1,500 per annum (monthly payment option). This excludes the cost of clinical supervision. Applicants must hold a recognised Diploma in Counselling or Psychotherapy qualification. Application forms are available on the Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy website