Counselling for Depression Training
Learn to provide depression-specific therapy for individual clients in an IAPT setting.
The Counselling for Depression (CfD) programme trains counsellors to provide a depression-specific therapy for individual clients in an IAPT setting. It provides CPD for Counsellors who are already trained in person-centred or humanistic approaches and who have significant clinical experience.
- Location – York campus or can be delivered for organisations offsite
- Duration – Five-day study day
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Health Education England funding available Funding criteria
The CfD CPD training provides continuing professional development for counsellors who are already trained in person-centred or humanistic approaches and who have significant clinical experience. The course consists of a five-day taught programme, followed by a period of supervised clinical work. The CfD programme trains counsellors to provide a depression-specific therapy for individual clients in an IAPT setting.
Diploma in humanistic or person centred counselling or psychotherapy
Evidence of working towards BACP Counsellor/Psychotherapy accreditation or equivalent
Postgraduate qualification in humanistic or person centred counselling or psychotherapy.
Current BACP counsellor/psychotherapy accreditation or equivalent.
Qualification to provide clinical supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists (e.g. Certificate or Diploma in Supervision).
Minimum two year post qualifying experience to providing brief counselling to clients with common mental health problems, particularly depression.
|Experience of providing clinical supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists in organisational settings.|
Opportunity to undertake 80 hours of client practice with depressed clients.
Support of Line Manager to participate.
Support of Supervisor to participate.
Support of SHA/Commissioner to participate, if funding is being sought.
Both cohorts of the 19/20 Counselling for Depression Counsellor training are now fully booked.
Applications are currently being added to a waiting list (subject to acceptance).
Bookings are taken on a first come first serve basis.
We accept applications of the word document attached below, via email to email@example.com
Your application will then be assessed against the eligibility criteria, we will then notify you via email if you have been successful in securing a place on the course, or not.
Closing date for applications is three weeks prior to the start of the course.
Joining instructions will be sent out two weeks prior to the start of the course.
To book your place download and complete the YSJ CfD Counsellors 2019 20 (DOCx 55.4 kB)