2019 Course Details

Post Qualification Diploma in Couple Counselling

All courses are subject to our Booking and Course Terms and Conditions (post 25th May 2018) as shown in About Us. 

Venue:          The Holiday Inn, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XZ

Commences:  14th September 2019

Concludes:     17th May 2020

Final Date for Application: 15th June 2019

Course Fee:   £2400 

Payment:       £500 non-returnable deposit* paid with Registration

                       £1900 balance paid by 15th June 2019

Please Note: - Course Fee can be paid in instalments

Course Fee includes a 3 course lunch and refreshments throughout the course

Dietary options include: Dairy Free, Gluten Free and Vegetarian choices

Students have access to a variety of learning resources, including a selection of text books and training DVD's within our Library and a wealth of web based training materials. 

Download a Course Information Sheet here  

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To apply download and complete an Application Form here (either in Adobe OR Word format)

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Please do not send any payment with your Application Form. 

Successful Applicants will receive a Course Registration Form and will be asked at that stage to submit their £500 deposit; see Information Sheet for details.




September 14th & 15th

October 12th & 13th

November 16th & 17th


March 14th & 15th

April 25th & 26th

May 16th & 17th          

COURSE TIMINGS (Saturday & Sunday)

09.30 – 17.30

6 Weekends          

Students will be expected to commit at least 8 hours a month in personal study, assignment preparation and background reading.

Equating to approx 170 hours training


The Course is intended for counsellors qualified in offering one to one counselling, who would like to extend their portfolio to work with couples.  Previous experience of working with couples is not required.

Application is open to practitioners qualified in any counselling model, although the model developed on this course is based on systemic, narrative, psychodynamic and attachment theories.  Previous knowledge of these approaches may be helpful, but is not an entrance requirement.

Applicants may be working in a voluntary organisation, a statutory service or in independent practice.

The Course will explore a variety of models / theories of Couple Counselling, and provide an opportunity for delegates to develop and practise counselling skills and techniques designed to enable them to work with the challenges that are particular to counselling couples.

The themes explored during the Course will enable attendees to develop an understanding of the unconscious processes of couples and also the unconscious processes involved in the triadic therapeutic relationship.

Safeguarding and ethics applicable to couple counselling will be core to the course structure and ethos.

Course Application is open for individuals who fulfil the following pre entry requirements:

  • You will have satisfactorily completed a Foundation Degree in Counselling, a Diploma in Counselling or Higher Level Counselling qualification.
  • You will be recognised as a Registered and Accredited member of BACP (or equivalent e.g. UKCP), or a Registered BACP member holding a BACP Certificate of Proficiency and working toward accreditation with a minimum of 200 accumulated client hours               
  • You will be receiving a minimum of 1.5 hours per month of personal counselling supervision for your couples work,  provided by a suitably qualified supervisor, who has experience of couple therapy.  You will need to received 12 hours in total over the duration of the course.   

Allocation of places on the course will be subject to assessment by the Tutors whose decision whether or not to admit an applicant will be final.

*Please note that if the Course fails to run all payments will be refunded in full, including the £500 deposit

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