A two-year part time Professional Diploma Programme accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and credit rated by SQA on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework with 120 credits at SCQF Level 11.
WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2023-2025 DIPLOMA PROGRAMME.
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This 7-day, 60-hour Professional CPD programme is designed for those interested in developing their understanding and skill in facilitating groups and training.
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A 12-day programme delivered over six months, consisting of seven modules – five 2-day modules, and two 1-day study day, plus five Peer Group Supervision Practice meetings. The course is based on the BACP Curriculum for Counselling Supervision and is designed to prepare participants to apply for accreditation as an individual and group supervisor with BACP.
Certificate in Clinical Supervision 2023 – We are now accepting applications for the slightly delayed programme which is now starting in April!
Testimonials from 2020 and 2022 students
“Training to become a supervisor with Persona was absolutely the right decision for me. The theory was broken down into easy digestible chunks, interwoven with strands of creative experiential learning and peer supervision. The level of knowledge, skills and experience the trainers have was evident in their style and approach. For me, this was a very held, nurtured and safe experience and a first-hand example of the Core Conditions live in Action. Having such a positive experience has been fundamental in helping me discover the type of supervisor I am striving to become” Michelle 2022
“I am delighted to have stumbled across this course which brings a renewed faith in what can happen over a short, condensed period when the emergent conditions are conducive.” Kerry 2022
“This course is fantastic preparation for becoming a person-centred clinical supervisor. It’s a well thought-out, well-structured, robust course. The person-centred focus of the course really suited me personally and professionally. The tutors were supportive, and suitably challenging. I would recommend this Certificate course for anyone wishing to develop their clinical supervision skills.” Anon 2020
“The Persona Supervision course was ideal for me. Clearly set out over several weekends over several months meant I had plenty time to complete any course work whilst also having sufficient time to learn and practice the material. The tutors are knowledgeable, approachable and really engaged in the course too which gave me a real feeling of equality rather than traditional tutor/ student dynamic. “ Laura 2020
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“After working as a counsellor for a number of years moving towards becoming a supervisor felt the natural next step. The course was absolutely the container needed for helping me explore and establish myself as a supervisor. The facilitation style, content, structure, approach and group was a rich and dynamic process. There was a high level of relational depth (even when we moved online) which also unexpectedly and positively impacted on my counselling practice. Even if if I hadn’t gone on to work as a supervisor I would have come away with a valuable and worthwhile experience.” Emma 2020
The full Foundation in Counselling Skills programme is beneficial to people working in a wide range of professions particularly those whose role involves building and sustaining relationships with people; health and social care, education, HR. The course is designed to enhance participant’s intrapersonal and interpersonal understanding of the nature and dynamics of relationships and communication. The course is delivered over four modules and designed to suit people who have week day commitments.
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Testimonials from 2020 students
“Whether you plan on furthering your studies or just want to gain some new listening skills, I cannot recommend the course more thoroughly.”
“The foundation certificate in counselling skills provides a comprehensive introduction to person centred counselling. It is structured and delivered in manageable chunks which made it ideal for me whilst working full time. I found it beneficial on a personal and professional level. Such a great learning experience in a relaxed and comfortable environment.”
“Through the foundation course I learned so much about myself and how to listen to others more effectively.”
“This was such an enjoyable course, I got so much more out of it than I expected. The group sessions were though provoking and interesting and I feel I’ve developed new skills.”
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