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Painted HandsPost Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children and Adolescents

This part-time course for qualified counsellors and psychotherapists is available to study in Exeter and Poole, running over 14 days.
  • Provides a rich understanding of the range, complexity and intensity of problems that can affect young people.
  • Offers practitioners the opportunity to explore and increase their knowledge and clinical skills in their work with children and young people.
  • Improving and promoting the best outcomes for children is the guiding principle for this programme.

Course Details

Key features:

  • Aimed at (and only available to) existing qualified, practising counsellors and psychotherapists who already work within a recognised professional code of ethics.
  • Offers a relational, holistic and integrative approach, aiming to give participants the confidence and support to work in potentially difficult and emotionally challenging situations.
  • Includes a range of theoretical frameworks and clinical applications to help establish and develop a meaningful dialogue with a child, in ways which promote emotional health.
  • Provides opportunities to explore creative and experiential ways of working.
  • Available to study in both Exeter and Poole, either as a weekend (monthly) course, or a weekday course (approximately 2 days per month - see 'Dates' tab below for details).

To be eligible for this course you must:

If you are interested in this course, you may wish to first book onto one of our Open Days or Open Evenings to find out more. If you are new to Iron Mill College, you might also find our Taster Days a useful way to experience what it's like to study at Iron Mill College, before applying. Alternatively the Course Tutor would be happy to speak with you personally – please contact us if you would like us to put you in touch.

How to apply:

You can apply by submitting the following documents and items:

  • A completed Post Qualifying Courses application form (available to download from 'Download' section of this web page).
  • Your £450 Enrolment Deposit (Non-Refundable) to reserve your place (see the 'Fees' tab for further information).
Application documents can be submitted by email to enquiries@ironmill.co.uk, or by post to Iron Mill College, Morwenstow, 7 Barnfield Crescent, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1QT.

Successful applicants will be offered a place on the course once all of the above application documents have been received and the Enrolment Deposit paid.


What our Students Say

"I am glad that I haven't let the opportunity of studying on the Post Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children and Adolescents pass me by. I am learning so much and thoroughly enjoying the experience. I now feel entitled to call myself a Children's Therapist.”
Cheryl Powell - PQ Diploma in Counselling Children & Adolescents Student

What our Students Say

"Every weekend is full of practical skills to learn with the added theoretical background needed to understand it. The makeup of the group allows us to learn from each others experiences and from people with different therapeutic backgrounds. It's a great course with a supportive and excellent tutor."
Antoinette Davey - Advanced Transactional Analysis Programme
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