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Accidental Counsellor

The Accidental Counsellor course provides non-counsellors with basic skills to assist people in dealing with difficult situations or who may be angry or distressed. Participants will learn a brief introduction to counselling theory, a model for guiding conversations sensitively and effectively, key skills and phrases to use when assisting others, ways to respond to difficult situations or strong emotions, and self-care and boundaries.

Here's what participants had to say:

“Loved the session! The trainer kept us all engaged and is a natural and knowledgeable presenter. The course helped give me confidence in dealing with families and a range of complex situations. Great to pick up tips and useful strategies. I look forward to attending more courses and will recommend them to my co-workers.”

"The course helped give me confidence in dealing with families and a range of complex situations. Great to pick up tips and useful strategies. Looking forward to attending more courses."

"Loved it, will recommend to my co-workers."

"The course introduced some new ideas and practices which I will adopt. In particular, I really liked the personal meaning circle, I feel this will aid in my coaching."