Philippi Trust Counselling Course, Level 1

Date of next training: DATES – 7 October – 4 November 2023  (Saturdays only)
Time: 8:30- 4:00

Venue: Focus on the Family, 32 Old Main Road Hillcrest Durban

Course Cost: R3500.00

The aim of this course is to introduce participants to the basic fundamental principles of Christian counselling.


Counselling Course Available:
Phillipi Trust Level 1 in Counselling

Course duration: 5 Days

Course content:
This is a 60 hour foundation course in Christian Counselling, 35 hours of which needs to be attended in a group and the remainder are to be completed as course work. Completion of this course will help you make a decision on whether you should pursue counselling or not.

This course covers:

  • Confidentiality
  • Aspects of Christian belief in counselling
  • Differences between ‘counselling’ and ‘ministry’
  • The role of a Christian counsellor
  • Listening and empathetic counselling skills
  • Understanding the pain of rejection
  • Secular and Christian approaches to counselling
  • Counselling practice
  • Self – awareness
  • Supervision
  • Small Group activities
  • Management and recording of counselling sessions
  • Theology

Level 1 Booking Forms

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Course Cost: R3500.00

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