Lindum College Ltd

Specialised Counsellor Training and Continuing Professional Development Courses

Post Qualifying Courses

Level 5 (Ofqual equivalent)

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Skills & Theory 

Course Reference: LIC21-L5

This course is for students who have successfully completed a classroom based Level 4 Counselling Diploma.

The objective of this course is to expand your skills to a deeper level.

Course Content: please click here to request our current prospectus.

  • Anxiety & stress management
  • Working with phobias
  • Life coaching skills
  • Building Self Esteem
  • Creative Intervention
  • Attachment Disorder

Course Structure:

  • Teaching time
  • Personal awareness & development
  • Group discussion
  • Experiential
  • Home Study
  • Written Assignments      
  • Presentation(s)

Classroom Hrs:

  • 90 Hours

Course Costs:

  • £1,500 (payment for the courses is made simple by offering a monthly interest free payment scheme).

Entry Level:

  • This course is for students who have successfully completed a Level 4 Counselling Skills and Theory classroom based Diploma. 

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Diploma 

Course Reference: CBT-10

This course has Advanced Specialist Training Recognition with the National Counselling Society (NCS)

The objective of this course is to provide the student with the information and tools to either integrate CBT into their therapeutic work enable them to assist the client appropriately to address issues, set goals and move forward positively with their lives. This course is available to counsellors qualified to a minimum level 4 Diploma in counselling qualification.

Course Content: please click here to request our current prospectus.

  • Attributional therapy
  • CBT Framework
  • Client Homework
  • Cognitive analytic therapy
  • Cognitive dissonance and re-structuring
  • Integrating CBT
  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT)
  • Stress Inoculation Therapy (SIT)
  • Thinking errors
  • Understanding the origins and the application of CBT
  • Working with:

> Changing learned behaviours

> Coaching and goal setting

> Depression

> Self-esteem Building

> Understanding core beliefs

> Challenging core beliefs

> Anxiety

> Defence mechanisms

> Phobias

Course Structure:

  • Teaching time
  • Personal awareness & development
  • Group Discussions
  • Experiential

Classroom Hrs:

  • 60 Hours

Course Costs:

  • £1,200 (payment for the courses is made simple by offering a monthly interest free payment scheme).

Entry Level:

  • This course is for students who have successfully completed a Level 4 Counselling Skills and Theory classroom based Diploma

Counselling Children & Young People Diploma

Course Reference: CYP-10

This course has advanced Specialist Training Recognition with the National Counselling Society (NCS)

The objective of this course is to provide the tools for counselling and helping children and young people to deal with the many issues they have to face in this modern world. The course is in depth and informative and is only accessible for students with a level 4 Diploma in counselling (classroom Taught) This is a practical hands on course that allows the participants to practice the skills.

Course Content: please click here to request our current prospectus.

The course briefly comprises of:

  • Childhood development/attachment
  • Rules of child counselling
  • The assessment & session format
  • Breathing exercises /Signs of tension
  • CBT work with children
  • Age related understanding/Understanding Goals
  • Managing overwhelming emotions/Anger management
  • Working with Anxiety/fears & OCD
  • Family influence
  • Self-monitoring/Metaphor
  • Problem solving strategies
  • Self-esteem building
  • Grief and loss
  • Working with sand tray/Russian dolls/Puppets
  • Working with dolls houses & shelter houses
  • Playing games in the therapy room
  • Diversity & disability
  • Working with child abuse
  • Working with trauma, guilt and shame
  • The TA perspective

Course Structure:

  • Teaching time
  • Personal awareness & development
  • Group Discussions
  • Experiential

Classroom Hrs:

  • 60 Hours

Course Costs:

  • £1,200 (payment for the courses is made simple by offering a monthly interest free payment scheme).

Entry Level:

  • This course is for students who have successfully completed a Level 4 Counselling Skills and Theory classroom based Diploma
Counselling Supervision Diploma 

Course Reference: SV-08

This course has Advanced Specialist Training Recognition with the National Counselling Society (NCS).


The objective of this course is to provide the student with the information and tools to work effectively in the role of supervisor, helping both qualified and trainee counsellors work safely and effectively. We encourage you to identify your existing transferable skills into this role and enable you to consider working with different theoretical approaches.


Course Content:

  • Confidence in leadership & authority
  • Group supervision work
  • Integrative framework
  • Ongoing evaluation/genetic tasks of supervision
  • Purpose, tasks & roles/ developing role flexibility
  • Self-acceptance
  • Session structure/facilitating the process
  • Setting up a practice
  • Speaking the unspoken/boundaries
  • Tensions of doing and being/Agenda building
  • The pro-active model/purpose, tasks & roles
  • The working alliance/The supervision process
  • Values & beliefs/Assumptions & Philosophy
  • Values & motivation/code of ethics
  • Wider concepts of culture & politics ·        
  • Working with trainees

Course Structure:

  • Teaching time
  • Personal awareness & development
  • Group Discussion
  • Experiential
  • Letter of recommendation from your current supervisor

Classroom Hrs:

  • 60 Hours

Course Costs:

  • £1,200 (payment for the courses is made simple by offering a monthly interest free payment scheme).

Entry Level:

  • This course is for students who have successfully completed a Level 4 Counselling Skills and Theory classroom based Diploma
  • Minimum 300 face to face practice hours and 2 years post qualification.

Contact Details

Lindum College Ltd

Greetwell Place

Limekiln Way

Greetwell Road

Lincoln LN2 4US

Contact Details:

Phone: 01522 244200

Jane Bellamy: 07590 474812

Shelley Burrows-Hodge: 07876 496973

Email: [email protected]

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