Counselling adult learning courses

Enrolment for autumn term 2024

  • 9am on Thursday 18 July - Enrolments open for languages, dance, exercise and games, cookery and nutrition, counselling, psychology, history and culture, lipreading, family learning, work skills and IT.
  • 9am on Tuesday 23 July - Passport to Wellbeing

About this course


If you are interested in learning about counselling and using it in personal relationships and professional roles, this is a first step towards further formal training.

Build your knowledge of counselling models including person-centred, psychodynamic and Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).

Learn basic counselling skills and how to use them in a range of informal and professional settings.

Our courses run over a period of weeks for a term three times a year from September to July plus short courses at the start of summer. Enrolments open each term in March, July and November. If courses have already started you may still be able to join so please contact us.

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Course levels

We offer an introduction to counselling and will respond to demand for higher levels as required. Your tutor will guide you through your learning with information, group discussion, and the opportunity to practice skills in pairs and small groups

Counselling courses

Discounts and support with fees

We have a range of discounts and support with fees available, including money off your first course if you are a library member, a Surrey Heritage user, or over the age of 66.

Please note: A small charge is included in the fees to cover the cost of materials used by tutors for demonstrations. The cost of materials and equipment used by learners is not included in the fee unless stated, please enquire when enrolling. It is not advisable to purchase additional materials for a course until your enrolment is confirmed and the course is running.

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