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Questions about our Foundation Course?

We are a training provider of counselling courses at Foundation and Diploma level.  Here I will answer some questions regarding training at Foundation level in Counselling Skills & Theory. If you have no previous training in Counselling Skills & Theory you will need to begin with a Foundation course.  Our Foundation course is an academic […]

Personal Development Training Day

On Saturday 6th October we held a training day for our current trainees and graduates of The Academy S.P.A.C.E The day’s focus was on Personal Development and was led in the morning by Colin Feltham and the afternoon session was delivered by Emma Garrard. These training days not only provide Personal development opportunities but they […]

Introduction to Counselling Skills

The Introduction to Counselling Skills module is the first Module on the Foundation course but can also be taken as a ‘taster’.  Many students begin with this module before committing to the full academic year of the Foundation course. We are accepting applications now. The taster starts on Tuesday 18th September and there are three […]

Foundation students Applying for the Diploma

If you are an existing foundation student and wish to apply for the Diploma then you just need to update your foundation application. 1. Update your personal statement to include learning from the foundation course 2. Update your employment history, work experience and training if there have been any recent changes. 3.  There is no […]

Thinking about becoming a Counsellor?

Have you been thinking about training to be a Counsellor? Would you like to learn Counselling Skills? One of our Foundation students started the course in September and has kindly agreed to write a post about what it’s like:- I never finished my degree. I went to university to study economics, found it wasn’t for […]

Counselling Trainee’s Blog sites

It’s been an exciting time recently with many of our students writing blogs on their reflections whilst training and topics within Counselling which they are highlighting and questioning. Click on the following to view their pages. Lynn is a second year Diploma Student Leah is a Foundation student Ciaran is a second year Diploma Student  […]

S.P.A.C.E for Blogs!

Hello and welcome to our new S.P.A.C.E for blogging! We hope to bring you regular blogs about what it is like to train as a counsellor This was inspired by our students, a number of whom, have started writing blogs. We encourage the writing of journals to reflect on practice and learning and in some […]

Festive Break 2018

This year our last day of term is Friday 21st December and we re-open on Monday 7th January 2019. It has been a good start to the Academic Year with two new Foundation groups having completed the first two modules.  This year we welcomed Claire Wood as a tutor on the Evening Foundation group. The […]