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Distance Learning


Level 2 Counselling Skills

Entry Requirements

Key Info


Course Details

Course Details

What it covers:

  • Developing core counselling skills and theory

  • Building relationships and understanding attachment theory

  • Improving your communication and self-awareness with children

  • Coming up with creative strategies to support children

  • Planning possible next steps for trainees, including our Level 3 Certificate.

Useful for those who:

  • Want to develop key counselling and therapeutic play skills to support their work or everyday life with children and young people

  • Are starting their training journey and want to specialise in child counselling.

Course Key Information

Course Run Time


Monday evenings from 6:00 - 9:00pm (3 Hours)

Wednesday daytimes from 9:30am - 12:30pm (3 hours)


12 Weeks - (36 online classroom hours)

Location and Dates

Monday evenings online - 12 Apr 2021 - 12 Jul 2021

Wednesday day online - 14 Apr 2021 - 7 Jul 2021

Monday Evenings on-site - 6 Sep 2021 - 29 Nov 2021 (classroom based, in or around Newcastle-Upon-Tyne)

Limited to small numbers and excludes school or bank holidays

Price: £300

Price freeze from last year. Payment options available

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Entry requirements

You must:

  • No formal qualifications needed

  • Be able to attend all sessions, unless there are exceptional circumstances

  • Have internet access to use our learning platform.


Learner Recommendations

Samantha -Student.

“What a fantastic course! Lyndsey was super at training really down to earth and relatable.  I'm going on to the Level 3 and looking forward to it!.”

James - Private Client.

“I feel like the 12 Week Therapeutic Program was life changing for our family, and now we can access the support we need for our son and us. I Wouldn't hesitate to recommend them, you'll not regret it”

Mrs Templeton - Executive Head.

"We have worked with NSPW for the last three years. They have worked with our children on a variety of home and school issues. Denise our counsellor feels very much like "one of the team", We have found all aspects of their service to be extremely professional and would not hesitate to recommend them"

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