Lewisham Counselling and Counsellor Training Associates — Broadway House, 15-16 Deptford Broadway, London SE8 4PA

Use this form to send a priority email
and we'll reply as soon as possible.

* required
To prevent automated spam, please answer this question

* Using only numbers, what is 20 plus 5?  
020 8320 2311

Certificate in Counselling Supervision

This course is for Qualified Counsellors & Psychotherapists who wish to expand their clinical practice to include the supervision of other counsellor’s in practice.

You will be introduced to a variety of Supervision models and will learn which model best suits your personal, professional and clinical philosophy and practice. Therefore, this course is not counselling approach specific but is open to candidates regardless of their practice model. You will also learn how to effectively supervise others in their movement toward becoming effective, reflective practitioners.

The cost of the course includes the 5 hours of external supervision you are required to have to cover your supervision practice whilst in training and LC&CTA can also provide you with up to 3 supervisees.

Lasts 1 year   Costs £1600.00   Date: Please contact

Is this Course for you?

This course is for Qualified Counsellors & Psychotherapists who wish to expand their clinical practice to include the supervision of other counsellor’s in practice.

Entry Requirements

  • You must be a qualified counsellor or psychotherapist with at least 2 years post qualification experience or be eligible for BACP Counsellor Accreditation.
  • You must possess Level 4 written and verbal communications skills.
  • You must be currently engaged, or be willing to become engaged in providing supervision for at least 2 counsellors or groups of counsellors in practice. It is normally possible for us to assign practice Supervisees to you; providing you are willing to see these Supervisees charge free.
  • You must willingly engage in external to the course supervision of your Supervision Practice to BACP standards and requirements.

Objectives of the Course

You will be introduced to a variety of Supervision models and will learn which model best suits your personal, professional and clinical philosophy and practice. Therefore, this course is not counselling approach specific but is open to candidates regardless of their practice model.

You will also learn how to effectively supervise others in their movement toward becoming effective, reflective practitioners.

Course Description

The course is highly exciting, experiential, practical and runs on a Thursday evening for 3 hours over 36 weeks; with an additional 2 one day Workshops toward the end of the course.

You will engage in 120 hours of contact study which combine the practical, theoretical and clinical elements of the Counselling Supervision Relationship and Process.

You will be introduced to a variety of Supervision models and will learn which model best suits your personal, professional and clinical philosophy and practice.

Therefore, this course is not counselling approach specific but is open to candidates regardless of their practice model. You will also learn how to effectively supervise others in their movement toward becoming effective, reflective practitioners. You are also required to have 5 hours of External Supervision of your Supervisory practice.

The cost of the course includes the 5 hours of external supervision you are required to have to cover your supervision practice whilst in training LC&CTA can also provide you with up to 3 supervisees.

Course Content

There are 7 Units to the courses which, if successfully completed, will facilitate your ability to Supervise:

  • the professional framework for counselling practice
  • the counselling relationship
  • the understanding of diversity issues within the counselling process
  • the application of a user-centred approach
  • the development of your own self-awareness within the supervision alliance
  • the application of theory, skills and attitudes in the supervision process
  • the developing self-reflective counselling practitioner

How is the Course assessed?

Assessment is achieved via a series of assignments which build into a Portfolio of Evidence; this Portfolio is internally assessed and externally verified.

Qualification/Awarding Body

The CPCAB

What is the time commitment?

From Summer Term 2011/12 for 36 weeks over 12 months Thursday Evenings 6-8.30/9pm and 2 Weekend Workshops; dates TBA with the participating group.

When is the next Course

Please contact

How much does the Course cost?

The Course costs 1600.00.

Payable by a deposit of £460 of which £230 is non-refundable followed by 4 payments of £285. The Registration Fee (included) provides you with access to College facilities such as the Learning Centre Services.

What are the progression opportunities?

All successful candidates will be qualified Counselling Supervisors eligible to practice as such, and will also be eligible to work toward achieving BACP Supervisor Accreditation.

Please send all completed forms (together with payment where appropriate) to:

Chris Brown MA MBACP (Accred)
LC&CTA
Broadway House,
15-16 Deptford Broadway,
London SE8 4PA

If you have any queries, please call or email and will be pleased to help.

Course Application and Enrolment

Please complete a Course Application Form and post it to the above address.

Course Application Form

download view in browser

Initial Assessment Sheet (Higher Professional Diploma applicants only)

HPD Assessment Form

download view in browser

Upon receipt of your application you will be invited to an Initial Assessment Interview. This interview will take place with one of our knowledgeable Tutors in order to ensure that the course you wish to join suits your aims and needs. It is also important for you to be fully aware of the level of commitment required to successfully complete your studies. You will also have the opportunity to ask detailed questions and the chance to explore the learning environment, facilities, resources and support we offer our students.

Payment of fees

Course enrolment and fee payment directly follows the initial assessment interview. When we issue your interview invitation, we will provide you with the detailed enrolment and fee payment instructions for the course in question.

© 2016 Lewisham Counselling & Counsellor Training Associates
All Rights Reserved

Contact us

Move on up to a greater day - know all that you are and be all you can be!

Website by Aviation Partners