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Person-Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression Supervisor Training
Acquire the knowledge and experience to apply the Person-Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression (PCE-CfD) framework to counselling supervision.
This course will introduce you to to the PCE-CfD specific supervision competences to support you in working with supervisees to adhere to the PCE-CfD approach. Following the 2 day training course, you with complete a minimum of 6 supervision sessions with PCE-CfD counsellors and submit 2 audio recordings for assessment.
Blended learning, York campus
- Course leader – Lynne Lacock, Senior Lecturer and Course Lead for Postgraduate Counselling
Dr Trish Hobman, Associate Head: Counselling
- Duration – 2 days (1 taught day and 1 day of pre-course activity)
Dates and times
13 May 2024
Funded places are directly allocated to employers by Health Education England, we can therefore only accept bookings for this course which meet this allocation.
Who is this course for?
This training is aimed at counsellors who are already trained in person-centred or humanistic approaches and who have significant clinical experience. You must have successfully completed the PCE-CFD counsellor training course, including completion of the post training recording requirements.
You must also hold either:
Qualification to provide clinical supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists (such as certificate or diploma in supervision).
60 hours' experience of providing clinical supervision to counsellors and/or psychotherapists in a healthcare setting.
What will I learn?
This supervisory training course will prepare you to offer support and supervision to counsellors offering depression-specific therapy.
How will I learn?
This course involves 2 days of training training.
The first day is distance learning, completed at a time convenient to you. You will be required to complete a piece of reading and a short activity prior to the second day. The second day is delivered face to face on campus from 9.30pm to 4.30pm.
You must complete 6 supervision sessions with Counselling for Depression trained counsellors and then submit 2 audio-recorded supervision sessions for assessment.
Completion of the training and successful assessment of these tapes will result in a successful pass, and you will receive a certificate.
Course leader biographies
Senior Lecturer and Programme Lead, Postgraduate Courses in Counselling
Lynne has worked at York St John University since 2003 and is currently the programme lead for postgraduate courses in counselling. She trained as a counsellor following a move to York after a career in NHS management, working in a variety of strategic and operational posts in organisations in London, mostly within General Practice and Primary Care. She has worked as a counsellor in the NHS and in a number of voluntary organisations in York. Since 2012 she has been jointly involved in developing Person-Centred Experiential Counselling (formerly CfD) training for experienced counsellors. She is on the BACP voluntary register and is a qualified counselling supervisor.
Dr Trish Hobman
Associate Head: Counselling
Trish has worked for York St John University since 2003 and is currently one of the Subject Directors for Counselling. She is a course lead for the PG diploma in Counselling, which is a British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy accredited training course. Since 2012 she has been jointly involved in developing Person-Centred Experiential (formerly CfD) training for experienced counsellors. She is on the BACP voluntary register and also an accredited counsellor, and a qualified supervisor.
Both Lynne and Trish have been running CfD courses for the last 11 years, and are experienced counselling trainers. They have also been involved with the PRaCTICED trial in Sheffield.
How to apply
Please note that funded places are directly allocated to employers by Health Education England, we can therefore only accept bookings for this course which meet this allocation.
We accept applications of the word document attached below, email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Your application will be assessed against the eligibility criteria. We will then notify you by email to let you know if your application has been successful.
Closing date for applications is 3 weeks prior to the start of the course.
Joining instructions will be sent out 2 weeks prior to the start of the course.
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