Independent Counselling Training

Counselling training to meet the needs of a changing world.

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Introduction to counselling young people

This course is held over 5 days beginning 

This is postponed due to Covid 19 please check back for new dates

It has been developed in line with the BACP curriculum for stage 1 Introduction to working with young people.

This course will enable you to gain both skills and understanding for working with those aged 11-18 years.

It covers beginnings and working with the relationship with young people; development in adolescence (including attachment theory); ethical, professional and legal issues and young people; understanding groups; working creatively with young people and endings and young people.

Throughout the course there will be experiential work, understanding how important it is to be self  aware when working with adolescents.


Course Fee: £500 (this can be paid in monthly instalments). If you are a student in your final year of training the fee is £400

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CPD Workshops on Trauma

This year sees ICT offering two workshops around the theme of trauma.

Saturday September 12th (changed due to Covid 19)

 Jess Van Der Hoech 

'Working with trauma and young people'

Jess works a lot with dissociation and the self states that children live with as the result of trauma and this is usually a very popular topic in her workshops.

The day will be broken into the impact of trauma first of all and dissociation after the lunch break, with time for questions at the end. A great deal of the day is based around case studies which is always received well by participants, bringing this work to life.


Lorna Marchant

'Working with adults traumatically bereaved in childhood'

(Date TBC due to Covid 19)

A great deal of Lorna's work and research has been around the often unspoken trauma of sudden death experienced as a child.  This experience ripples throughout life from childhood to adulthood and can impact families of those who have been bereaved in this way. 

The day will be spent looking at different grieving processes and the meaning people make from this experience, supported by research.

Looking at the experiences of those traumatically bereaved can help us to understand how this can inform our practice


Fee for each is £65.00 (light lunch provided) with a 10% discount if booking within 3 months of the workshop


These workshops will take place in Bedford which is easily accessible by car and train.


Call 01234 215940 or 07795106498 to book your place


Booking your place

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