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Tree Brain DiagramFoundation Certificate in Counselling Psychology


This fascinating part-time course is accessible to all and is available to study over 10 Saturdays in Exeter.

  • Offers a fantastic way to develop an understanding and appreciation of psychology, including different career paths such as counselling psychology.
  • Looks at the study of the mind and behaviour, embracing all aspects of human experience, from the function of the brain, to how we grow and develop, to how we see and interact with people and the world around us.
  • Allows students to learn and practice key basic counselling skills as well as engage in creative and innovative classroom interactions, such as debates and discussion groups.

Course Details

Key features:

  • Enables participants to build their knowledge and understanding of key aspects of psychology in the key disciplines, including Biological, Social, Mental Health, Perception and Developmental psychology.
  • Students will explore key and exciting topics, such as how the brain works, optical illusions and the formation of personality.
  • Offers an introduction to Counselling Psychology, with the opportunity to gain and develop valuable basic counselling skills.
  • Students will find out about careers in psychology including counselling, clinical, forensic and education.
Eligibility:


No prior knowledge of psychology or counselling is required for this course.


Applicants should, however, feel that they possess a maturity to reflect on their own development as a person, and should have an interest in and desire to learn about the subject matter.

If you are interested in this course, you may wish to first book onto one of our Open Days or Open Evenings to find out more. You might also find our Taster Days a useful way to experience what it's like to study at Iron Mill College, before applying.


How to apply:

You can apply by submitting the following documents and items:

  • A completed Entry Level Courses application form (available to download from 'Download' section of this web page).
  • Your £350 Enrolment Deposit (Non-Refundable) to reserve your place (see the 'Fees' tab for further information).


Application documents can be submitted by email to enquiries@ironmill.co.uk, or by post to Iron Mill College, 7 Barnfield Crescent, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1QT.

Successful applicants will be offered a place on the course once all of the above application documents have been received and the Enrolment Deposit paid.




 

What our Students Say

"Every weekend is full of practical skills to learn with the added theoretical background needed to understand it. The makeup of the group allows us to learn from each others experiences and from people with different therapeutic backgrounds. It's a great course with a supportive and excellent tutor."
Antoinette Davey - Advanced Transactional Analysis Programme

What our Students Say

"I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Iron Mill - there is a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere which makes for a very positive learning environment. My tutor was excellent and the course content was both challenging and enjoyable. I have gained invaluable new skills and made lasting friendships."
Frances Carpenter - Certificate in Counselling Graduate
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