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Introduction to Counselling and Personal Development Skills


  • Are you interested in personal development for yourself or in a work context?

  • Are you interested in understanding the counselling process and how it could help you become a better communicator?

  • Are you intersested in pursuing a career in a helping profession such as coaching or counselling?

  • Do you currently work in a helping profession and want to know more about how listening therapies could enhance your work?


If so, this course will give you an opportunity to develop your skills and to find out more about the next steps.  The day will include discussions, group exercises, experiential learning and the opportunity to practise and develop your listening skills in a safe, friendly and supportive atmosphere of The Green Oak Training Academy.


Course Details

To be held on:


Saturday 4th March 2017

10am - 4pm

Fee: £35 per delegate.  

Refreshments provided but please bring your own lunch.


To be held at:

The Green Oak Foundation

Unit B, Silkmoor

New Street





Course Aims and Objectives

By the end of the course you will have:

  • developed an awareness of the nature of counselling

  • be able to recognize the associated benefits and limitations of counselling

  • gained an understanding of how counselling can be useful in a variety of different situations

  • explored the nature of counselling skills

  • gained an awareness of the importance of body language and listening skills when communicating with others, as well as barriers to communication

  • had an opportunity to reflect on your own learning style and personal development.


The course will be delivered by two qualified counsellors, coaches and trainers with experience in education, the corporate environment and the voluntary sector.



To reserve your place on the Introduction to Counselling and Personal Development Skills Course:

Telephone Alison on: 01743 340880 or e mail info@thegreenoakfoundation.co.uk


Please make your cheque payment to: 


The Green Oak Foundation CIC for £35.00.


Please note that all payments must be received prior to the course date.