Short course

Person-Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression Supervisor Training

Person-Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression (PCE-CfD) is a manualised form of psychological therapy as recommended by NICE for the treatment of depression. It is made available within the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services to support patient choice and ensure there is a range of therapies to meet patients' needs.

  • Location – York campus
  • Duration – One-day study day
  • Start date – Monday 11th May 2020 
  • Facilitators - Trish Hobman and Lynne Lacock

Course Fees

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    Health Education England funding available Funding criteria

Course information

What will I learn?

This course involves two days training.

The first day is distance learning, completed at a time to suit the student. You will be emailed reading and activity to complete prior to the second day.

The second day is delivered face-to-face on site at York St John University from 9.30pm—4.30pm.

The CfD Supervisor training programme trains Supervisors to provide supervision to Counsellors offering depression-specific therapy.

The CfD CPD training provides CPD for counsellors who are already trained in person-centred or humanistic approaches and who have significant clinical experience.

Who is eligible to attend?

Attendees must have successfully completed the Counselling for Depression five day course.



Attendees must complete six supervision sessions with Counselling for Depression trained Counsellors and then submit two audio-recorded supervision sessions for assessment.

Following completion of the training and successful assessment of these tapes will result in successful pass and receipt of a Certificate.

How to book

When bookings are open, they will be taken on a first come first served basis.

Course dates for 19/20 are still to be confirmed. Applications are currently being accepted to be added to waiting list (subject to acceptance).

We accept applications of the word document attached below, via email to

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 CfD Supervisor Training Application May 20 (DOCx 65.2 kB)

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