The Certificate in Counselling is validated by St Patricks College, Maynooth
and is equivalent to Level 6 UK and Level 8 20 ECTS on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) (RoI).
The Certificate course is an opportunity for qualified and experienced counsellors and psychotherapists to train in the specialism of couples counselling.
Successful applicants will follow a 16-day Certificate programme which will provide: the clinical skills essential to couples work;
in-depth knowledge relating to the handling of Infidelity, Trauma, Addiction, Neurodiversity,
Physical & Mental Illness & Disability, Sex and Intimacy, Step-Family Dynamics, Diversity, Parenting Issues,
the Impacts of Family of Origin, and Domestic Abuse in the couple context; self-awareness exercises specific to the needs of the couple and relationship counsellor.
Course fees will be funded and placement will be provided by Accord NI.
Interested? Do you have:
• Level 5 (UK)/Level 7 (RoI) qualification in Counselling/Psychotherapy?
• Substantial experience of working in the Person-Centred style?
• 100 client counselling hours post-graduation?
• A current supervised caseload?
If you can answer yes to all four questions above, please contact us for further information about this
unique Couple and Relationship Counselling training package. [email protected]
Closing date 19th May 2023