Counselling Courses in London

Whether you want to explore counselling as a personal interest, would like to train to become a counsellor, or are already working in the profession and are looking for CPD to develop your professional skills, there's plenty of courses to choose from at Build. We offer a range of part-time counselling courses, including evening classes, daytime and weekend courses.

Please note: applications for our Certificate in Counselling Skills (level 3) and Diploma in therapeutic counselling: integrative or person-centred pathways (level 4) will open on Monday 1 April 2019.

Thinking about a career in counselling? Read a Q&A with Build tutor Delrose Bowes.

Got a question? Contact our counselling team on 020 7492 2530 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm.

  1. Using art in therapy

    Course Date: Sat 2 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Some experiences are beyond words. Using expressive arts, learn how to help your clients explore and process difficult emotions and experiences through drama, music, movement, poetry, art and masks.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  2. Introduction to Gestalt counselling

    Course Date: Sat 30 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    'Lose your head and come to your senses', recommended Fritz Perls, founder of the Gestalt approach. The emphasis is on being fully present in the here and now using role play, movement, body awareness and more.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  3. Shamanic counselling: an introduction

    Course Date: Sun 1 Dec 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how the ancient practice of shamanism relates to modern psychotherapy and neuroscience. Explore how shamanic counselling uses the power of altered states of consciousness to resolve trauma and aid self development.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £95.00

  4. Certificate in counselling skills

    Certificate in counselling skills

    Course Date: Sat 18 Jan 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The application process for PC310 will open at the beginning of October 2019.

    The course fee is £800, plus an upfront fee of £1199 payable at the time of your enrolment.

    If you’re unable to pay the course fee upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the cost, repayable after the course ends. You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan

    If you’re unable to pay the upfront fee, you can talk to our Information, Advice and Guidance team who will advise you on other financial support available. You can contact the Advice and Guidance Team by phone on 020 7492 2500 or by email: [email protected]

    For more information, please call Psychology, counselling and personal development on 020 7492 2530.
    Full fee: £1,999.00
    Senior fee: £1,999.00
    Concession: £1,999.00

  5. Counselling: an introduction

    Counselling: an introduction

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 10 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enhance your personal skills, learn more about yourself and take your first step in counselling training on this primarily experiential course, underpinned by the theory of the person centred approach.

    This course is exempt from our usual refund and transfer policy, therefore if you change your mind and would like a refund you must request this at least 3 week before the course is due to start. We charge an admin fee of 20% (minimum £10) per refund processed. We will not give you a refund for this course if we receive your request less than 3 weeks before the course starts or once the course has started.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

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