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

*Subject to review

MA THERAPEUTIC COUNSELLING AND PSYCOTHERAPY

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

WAVERLEY AWARDS

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

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

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.

Discover the course and pathway for you. Download the prospectus today.

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