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Setting up a private counselling practice

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Setting up a private counselling practice Key course information Date 300710 Day(s) Fri Duration 1 week Time 10:30 - 17:30 Fees Full fee: ?51 Senior fee: ?32 Concession: ?21 Venue Keeley Street Course code PT523 Course outline What is the course about? This course is designed to prepare counsellors, psychotherapists and complementary therapists to set up their own private practice. It aims to look at as many different aspects of private practice as possible - practical, emotional, financial, ethical - and to offer a forum where ideas can be shared and practical information provided. What topics will we cover? The course will cover the emotional and material preparation and support needed to set up in private practice. We will look at marketing, fees, tax, insurance, peer support, supervision, location of private practice, timetabling of sessions, self-care, boundaries between work and not-work and how to enjoy the challenge. By the end of this course you should be able to: assess more accurately whether I want to set up in private practice. take the next steps to setting up in private practice. What level is the course and do I need any particular skills? This course is suitable for qualified counsellors, psychotherapists, complementary therapists, psychologists who are thinking of setting up in private practice. How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class? There will be teaching input from me, as well as some work in pairs, small group discussions and sharing in the whole group. I expect students to be willing to contribute from their own thinking and experiences as far as is comfortable for them. Do I need to have an interview before I can enrol? No. What feedback will I get? You will receive regular feedback from your tutor throughout the course, as and when appropriate. At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to assess the progress you have made. Handouts will be provided. You may with to bring a pen and paper to make additional notes. How will I be able to give my views on the course? Please complete the evaluation form at the end of your course. These are monitored and help us to continually improve our courses. How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning? You may be interested in: education and careers advice financial and childcare support disability support support for Deaf and hearing-impaired students dyslexia support study support counselling, and library services (supported learning centre). When I've finished, what course can I do next? General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Information and Advice Shop, open Monday to Friday 12:00 - 19:00 during term time, and Monday to Friday 12:00 - 17:00 out of term time. See the course guide for term dates and further details. Drop-in advice (term-time only) Wednesdays 12.30 - 13.30 (please phone for an appointment outside these times).

Setting up a private counselling practice Key course information Date 300710 Day(s) Fri Duration 1 week Time 10:30 - 17:30 Fees Full fee: ?51 Senior fee: ?32 Concession: ?21 Venue Keeley Street Course code PT523 Course outline What is the course about? This course is designed to prepare counsellors, psychotherapists and complementary therapists to set up their own private practice. It aims to...

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