Therapy Session

Advanced Diploma

working with Children and Young People

12 Fridays, Fortnightly after lockdown 2021

We are still taking applications



On this diploma we will cover:


  • Similarities & differences between CYP & Adult clients

  • Techniques and activities, to include play based therapy

  • Eco & Animal assisted therapy (nearby outdoor setting)

  • Safeguarding 

  • Specific challenges that arise when working with this demographic & how to manage them such as: Self harm; Social media; relationships; addictions & others.

  • Attachment theory & brain development

  • Assessment will be a reflective portfolio (min. 500 words per session)

We will be working in a small group which provides great opportunities to share and support each other with time to explore real experiences.

We are also excited to have guest speakers on board from different organisations to enhance this programme.

Held at Mill Lane studios, Barnstaple - Town Centre a 5 minute walk away.

Maximum group size 12


Suitable for counsellors or those who have a significant element of counselling as part of their qualification or work


Total Cost: £1080

(£100 non-refundable deposit to secure a place then option of 1 or 2 final payments in Dec. & April)

Refreshments included – bring your own lunch

10am - 4.30pm

Proposed Dates (all Fridays term time only)

Subject to change due to Covid-19 restrictions

April 23rd

May 7th & 21st

June 11th & 25th

July 9th & 23rd

Sept 10th & 24th

Oct 8th & 22nd

Nov 5th

Therapy Session