Comments about MA-Postgraduate Diploma Professional Studies in Counselling and Psychotherapy - At the institution - Leicester - Leicestershire
Normally an honours degree (2.2 or above) or equivalent and/or substantial training in counselling or psychotherapy of not less than 400 hours; substantial experience working as a counsellor or therapist; and successful completion of the University of Leicester’s Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Studies (Supervision) or (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).
To provide a professional development programme in counselling, psychotherapy and related topics, for experienced and qualified professionals who seek to enhance their practice and qualifications through further study. To provide counselling and psychotherapy practitioners with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills as therapists. To develop the skills and expertise as researchers with the ability to critically appraise and evaluate their own work and that of others.
MA/Postgraduate Diploma Professional Studies in Counselling and Psychotherapy
-Brief Psychoanalytic Therapy
-Supervising Counsellors and Therapists (three modules)
-Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (three modules)
-Intensive Psychodynamic Counselling
Teaching and assessment methods
Each module is assessed by either an essay, project, taped session/transcript/process commentary or case study, and a reflective learning journal, or a research proposal. The dissertation will be an original study of 15,000-20,000 words.