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Conference 2017

Conference 2017

Cork Counselling Services presents a two day conference, Friday 5 – Saturday 6 May 2017

“Friend Not Foe – Developing the Researcher Role in Therapeutic Practice”

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A selection of experienced and new generation counsellors and psychotherapists present papers and posters on a wide variety of research topics.

Guest speaker: Professor Mick Cooper

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The conference aims to promote engagement with research at all levels of practice; from counselling undergraduates to experienced practitioners, generating knowledge and research discussions.

Trusted Therapy

If you or a loved one needs counselling, we provide therapy of the highest ethical and professional standards to all members of society regardless of financial means, religious beliefs, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation or educational background.

To find out more information and/or to make an appointment please click here. To better understand our counselling services and why people attend click here.

You are very welcome to visit:
The Centre,
7, Fr. Mathew St,
Cork T12 PW1
or you can phone 021-4274951.

Mon-Thur 9:00am – 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am – 4:00pm
Evening appointments by request.

We support community and are members of AACI

Professional Training

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Now Enrolling
Foundation in Counselling Skills
Beginning October 2017
Currently accepting applications.
Suitable as a first step for professional counselling and also for nurses, teachers and those working a lot with people.

Diploma in Counselling
Accredited by IACP.
Beginning October 2017
Currently accepting applications, with interviews commencing after Easter.

Also inviting applications for:
BSc (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy
Top-up Programme
Accredited by Coventry University
Beginning October 2017
Currently accepting applications with interviews beginning after Easter.

Reach Your Potential

The best counselling training happens in a practice-based environment with trainers who counsel as much as they teach.  Our training takes place in the context of a busy city centre counselling practice which keeps students and teachers linked with the real world. We don’t do ivory towers! 

We always get to know our students, and they us, as we work mostly in circles with highly skilled facilitation. For good reason, we are the longest IACP accredited Diploma course provider in the country. And Coventry University accredit our top-up Degree programme.  We believe that experiential learning happens when we stop describing theories and start living them instead. Like growing an oak, if we have know-how to create right conditions, growth happens!

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