Counselling Skills – Advanced - Coun(Adv)16



  • Course Fee: €249.00 which includes all registration fees.
  • Delivery Format: Distance Learning Course.
  • Duration: Students can complete this course within 6 months which is ample time and can start it at anytime of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
  • Enrol now to secure your place!


“These Counselling Resources are designed to meet two requirements. Firstly, the need to provide an overview of a particular counselling topic as a prelude, perhaps, to possibly undertaking a full-time resource of study on that topic.

Secondly, these resources are designed to assist and enhance the knowledge of existing qualified counsellors on a particular topic.”



Course Description

This Counselling Skills – Advanced resource follows on from our Introduction to Counselling Skills resource and develops student skills to a higher level.

Specifically the resource deals with learning how to differentiate between counselling and using counselling skills, learning how to evaluate feedback, learning how to use a wider range of vocabulary.





Course Syllabus

  • Lesson 1: Introduction; Philosophy and Design
  • Lesson 2: Effective Communication
  • Lesson 3: Motivational Interviewing and Dynamics of Recovery.
  • Lesson 4: Dealing with Denial
  • Lesson 5: Working with the Family
  • Lesson 6: Marital Counselling.



Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience.  If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Resource Certificate.


Contact Us

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Irish Training & Educational Centre,

Unit 9,

Leopardstown Business Centre,
Ballyogan Road,
Dublin 18.
Our Loc8 Code is: NM3-08-S03 »(Click here to view this Loc8 Code.)

Tel: 01 2061832

Email Address:
[email protected]