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The Academy of Modern Applied Psychology

The Academy of Modern Applied Psychology

Certified Counselling Practitioner Certificate

The Achology certified Counselling Practitioner course is respected as one of the most comprehensive and in-depth video-based Counselling Practitioner courses in the world. Achology takes great pride in offering exceptional value to students of Counselling and other life-long learners. 

This Counselling Practitioner course will teach you various approaches that have historically been taken to counselling. These approaches will include existential, rational emotive, person-centred perspectives, plus more.

Referred to as a modern applied psychology, counselling has historically been known as a ‘talking therapy’ that allows an individual to discuss their human experience in a safe and confidential environment.

Studying counselling at practitioner level is about embodying the principles that underpin this time-proven method of helping people. You will develop your person-centred counselling skills and also gain deep insights into the driving forces that motivate human behaviour.

This Achology certified training delves to the heart of traditional person-centred counselling and focuses on facilitating profound personal change on the level of identity beliefs, personal values and priorities. You will learn the theoretical frameworks, people skills, and communication patterns that enable significant transformation in counselling clients.

It’s not just students of counselling who benefit from counselling skills training. Most counselling skills pieces of training have an extensive application and offer widely transferable skills for people in various professions such as health and social care, teaching, management, parenting, HR and even the voluntary sector.

The course sections are designed to enable students to increase their self-awareness by analysing and evaluating the impact that counselling theory and practice have on self and relationships. It is also suitable for those who want to enhance their professional role through the use of counselling skills. 

Our counselling practitioner course materials are created by expert applied psychologists and are regularly updated to reflect new developments. The teachings are clear, easy to follow and allow our students to work at their chosen level and pace.

What you will learn in this counselling practitioner training course?

  • You will learn how to establish a relationship using counselling skills.
  • Know how an ethical framework relates to the use of counselling skills.
  • Apply the main ideologies and theoretical approaches to counselling.
  • How to create the best setting in which counselling skills can be used.
  • How to structure a succession of counselling sessions with a client.
  • How to conduct counselling sessions with clients in an effective way.
  • How to evaluate the impact that counselling theory has on self & others.
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of using counselling skills in everyday life and work.
  • How counselling skills can be used to positively influence behaviour in others.
  • Essential people and communication skills to improve the calibre of your everyday relationships.
  • Become familiar with the core issues presented in counselling and methods of how to approach them.
  • Understand the importance of self-development, reflecting on sessions and being aware as a counsellor.
  • And much, much more.

This counselling practitioner training includes 30+ hours of on-demand tutorials that will expand your thinking and help you better understand the human experience. The main objective of this course is to familiarise students with a holistic framework for counselling practice. 

On completing this course, you will be able to conduct elegant counselling sessions implicitly. Throughout the training, you can observe advanced counselling demonstrations to help you develop as a competent counselling practitioner, with all the most relevant accompanying skills.

With over 15,000 students enrolled, those who mostly study counselling are commonly teachers, medical professionals, life coaches, physical trainers, parents, psychologists, Achologists, social workers, managers, alternative therapists, HR professionals, pastoral teams, and those who aspire to become more capable versions of themselves.

Our unique, online courses provide a comprehensive, enjoyable and convenient learning experience. There is no deadline for you finishing the course, and you can fit the training around your current responsibilities and at your own preferred pace.

You will gain all of the core skills you need to start your journey as a counselling practitioner right away. If you already operate as a professional (or para-professional) helper in some capacity, you will be able to compliment and increase your current level of professional service.

Enrolling in this course allows you to join our unique and exclusive Achology Facebook support community, in which you can ask course-related questions, discuss what you're learning with others and benefit from the wealth of wisdom of over 30,000 like-minded people from all corners of the world.

By the end of the course, you will understand the most pragmatic ideologies and techniques that top counselling practitioners use to facilitate positive change in themselves and the clients whom they serve.

Certificate of Completion
The Academy of Modern Applied Psychology
7 Preston Cres
United Kingdom
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