Who is Counselling and Psychology for?
Counselling psychologists use psychological theory and research in therapeutic work to help clients with a range of difficulties such as eating disorders, depression, anxiety and bereavement.
Counselling Psychologists are able to assess and provide therapy for individuals, couples, families, and groups in a variety of settings including the NHS, the private sector and schools.
Counselling Psychologists are highly trained and are required to undertake postgraduate training for at least three years. The training to become a Counselling Psychologist is broad and covers many models of therapy such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Person Centred Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy.
Counselling Psychologists will be able to use these models flexibly, taking into account the unique needs and goals of individual clients. Research into psychological therapy shows us that what is most important is the therapeutic relationship between clients and therapists.
Counselling Psychologists therefore aim to provide a safe, non-judgmental space where clients can explore their difficulties.