Waverley Abbey College Northern Hub – Bradford

The Church on the Way, 158 Bradford Road, Idle, West Yorkshire BD10 8SA

We are delighted to offer our counselling programme at our new Northern Hub for the 2020/21 academic year at The Church on the Way in Bradford.

The Northern Hub is led by Liz Mole – BA (Hons) Counselling, MA in Relational Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Liz has many years’ experience as a counsellor in private practice and has been a tutor on the BA (Hons) Counselling programme at Waverley Abbey College. Liz is supported by a team of local tutors.

Students will have access to a wealth of study material through the college’s Virtual Learning Environment and online Library. Lectures in specialist areas will be live streamed from Waverley Abbey House.

Vocational Training in Counselling

Waverley Certificate in Christian Counselling
One year part-time, in Bradford
Taught one day a week, for 30 weeks, this course gives an introduction to theory and the Waverley Integrative Framework. Successful completion can give access to both the second year of the Diploma of Higher Education – Counselling or potentially the MA Counselling, currently offered at Waverley Abbey House.

Counselling – Diploma of Higher Education
Three years, part-time, one day a week – from September 2020
Successful completion of this programme leads to the award of a Diploma of Higher Education – Counselling. This award will enable you to apply for professional accreditation* once the requirement of clinical hours has been met.

On successful completion of this programme you will receive a Middlesex University award.

*Awarding accredited status is at the discretion of the professional body

For more information about your study options email: admissions@waverleyabbeycollege.ac.uk or call 01252 784731


Short courses available at the Northern Hub

Introduction to Christian Care and Counselling (ICCC) course – Bradford

This course is for anyone exploring training with a view to becoming a professional counsellor:

  • Learn more about yourself from a biblical perspective
  • Learn to listen more effectively
  • You will be taught by practising counsellors

If you have a heart to help people through listening and counselling, the ICCC course teaches basic counselling principles for everyday life within a Christian context, and will help you to discern whether to take your counselling training further.

Dates:  Five consecutive Saturdays in 2020: 30 May, 6 June, 13 June, 20 June, 27 June
Time: 9:30am – 5pm. Registration from 9.00am.
Cost: £195
Venue: The Church on the Way, 158 Bradford Road, Idle, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD10 8SA

To apply email courses@cwr.org.uk or call 01252 784731

This course has been postponed due to Covid-19 and further dates will be announced when possible


CWR Insight Days

Our popular Insight days will be coming to Bradford in 2020.

The Insight Days have been developed in response to the growing need to help people understand and work through key issues that many of us struggle with. The courses draw on real-life case studies, biblical examples and counselling practices and offer insight on important mental health issues.

Disappointment and Loss
Saturday 28 March
10am – 5pm, registration from 9.30am, cost £20

This course has been postponed due to Covid-19 and further dates will be announced when possible

Honesty Over Silence conference
Saturday 16 May

10am – 4.30pm, cost £30.  Early bird available, call for details

Depression and Anxiety
Saturday 26 September
10am – 5pm, cost £20

Keep an eye out for future dates in Bradford on cwr.org.uk/courses or call 01252 784719.