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Couples counselling

 

I have no previous counsellor training

-        If you have not previously trained as a counsellor Relate Cambridge can offer supervised placements to students undertaking Relate’s Level 4 ‘Introduction to Relationship Counselling’. This is a one year training and costs £2,200

Preference will be given to applicants who have had related or relevant experience.

 

I am a trained counsellor with a Level 4 qualification to work with individuals

-       If you have a counselling qualification to work with individual clients at Level 4 with evidence of clinical practice as part of your training you will need to complete an additional training. Relate Cambridge can offer supervised placements to counsellors who undertake Relate’s Level 5 ‘Diploma in Relationship Counselling’. This is a one year training and costs £2,200

 

 

I am a trained counsellor with a Level 5 (or above) qualification to work with

individual

 

-        If you have a counselling qualification to work with individual clients at Level 5 or above you will need to complete a short additional training. Relate Cambridge can offer supervised placements to counsellors who undertake Relate’s ‘Relational Training’. This is a 6 month training and costs £1,700

 

 

I am a trained counsellor already qualified to work with couples

-        If you have a Systemic Practice qualification (AFT accredited) to intermediate level as a minimum i.e. 2 years training, you will be able to work with couples for Relate Cambridge with no additional counselling training following a successful APEL (Assessment of Prior Experience & Learning) process.

-        If you have a counselling qualification to Diploma level from the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships (TCCR) or from Relationship Scotland or a qualification to Certificate level from Marriage Care or London Marriage Guidance you will be able to work with couples for Relate Cambridge with no additional counselling training following a successful APEL (Assessment of Prior Experience & Learning) process.

For more information about the training offered by Relate please go to the following links for our national website:

Train to be a counsellor

Level 4 introduction to counselling

Level 5 diploma in Relationship counselling