MAKE A DIFFERENCE ONE LIFE AT A TIME

Everyone knows one of the 17.5 million people in the UK who has a mental health challenge every year. But how can you make a difference? Become a qualified counsellor.

Your Unique Pathway

Our unique range of programmes, from introductory courses to Masters degrees, means anyone can find a course to suit their life circumstance or academic background. With our distance and blended learning approach, you’ll be able to study around your family, work or church commitments.

A new Career

As a result, you’ll become a fully qualified Waverley Abbey Counsellor in as little as three years, as our programmes meet the standards for accreditation with UK professional bodies, including BACP & ACC.

 

“Thank you for all your input, support and encouragement to help me become a counsellor. Since gaining my diploma in 2016, I have been building a small private practice, which includes providing counselling for homeless people.”

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Become a fully qualified Waverley Abbey Counsellor in 3 years or less

Explore our courses

UNDERGRADUATE 

DIPLOMA OF HIGHER EDUCATION COUNSELLING

Three years | part-time | distance/blended learning, with up to 23 days in person.
For those with A Levels or equivalent.

BA (HONS) COUNSELLING

Four or five years | part-time | distance/blended learning, with up to 23 days in person
For those with A Levels or equivalent.

POSTGRADUATE

MA PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLING: THEORY AND PRACTICE

Three years | part-time | distance/blended learning, with up to 21 days in person
For those with an undergraduate degree in any subject

MA THERAPEUTIC COUNSELLING AND PSYCOTHERAPY

Two years | part-time | distance/blended learning, with up to 21 days in person
For qualified counsellors who have already have an undergraduate degree

WAVERLEY AWARDS

WAVERLEY CERTIFICATE IN INTEGRATING CHRISTIAN FAITH, RELIGION, SPIRITUALITY WITH COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY

A three day course.

WAVERLEY ABBEY CERTIFICATE IN CHRISTIAN COUNSELLING

One-year | part-time | distance/blended learning, with up to 23 days in person
For those with no prior qualifications

CPD

CERTIFICATE/DIPLOMA IN COUNSELLING SUPERVISION

Short course

COUNSELLING YOUNG PEOPLE: SKILLS AND COMPETENCES

This is a 4-day course for Post-qualified counsellors who wish to begin working with young people (aged 10-18), or current counselling students on adult-focused counselling/psychotherapy training courses who wish to undertake some of their placement hours with young people.

INTRODUCTORY COURSE

INTRODUCTION TO CHRISTIAN CARE AND COUNSELLING

Short course

Many of our programmes meet the requirements that mean students can apply for accreditation with the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

For students who may not meet the requirements to study at Higher Education level, our Waverley Abbey Certificate in Christian Counselling provides an access route.

Personal Discovery Session

Book a Personal Discovery Session today and one of our dedicated friendly team will help you discern the right pathway for your God-given purpose.

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