Counselling & Hypnotherapy Courses



“As a former health professional I was accepted to do a degree in counselling before realising the impact of the cost of the enormous fees! This lead to my search for related course providers, hence Chrysalis, offering such value. Amazed and wishing I had been introduced to hypnotherapy earlier as now it completely consumes me" - MARY ANNE SMITH

Looking for a fresh start, contemplating a career shift, or eager to make a difference? Joining Chrysalis on the path to becoming a Counsellor, Psychotherapist, or Hypnotherapist could be your ideal opportunity. Our part-time counselling courses are meticulously crafted to fit into busy schedules, ensuring that everyone can reap the rewards of studying Counselling. Let Chrysalis empower you to create a positive impact on the lives of others.

Our counselling and hypnotherapy courses in Bristol take place at The Greenway Centre. Our course tutors in Bristol are vastly experienced and all National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS) or National Hypnotherapy Society accredited members. You can find more information on our course tutors below.

Our courses receive accreditation from the NCPS for counselling and the National Hypnotherapy Society for hypnotherapy. Furthermore, we are recognised as an approved centre for Prince’s Trust Qualifications, ensuring the validation and listing of our courses on the RQF (Ofqual Regulated Qualifications Framework).

We offer different counselling courses depending on your experience and qualifications. These include:

Level 3 Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Introduction to Counselling Skills is a comprehensive one-year course tailored for newcomers to the field. Our innovative course integrates hypnotherapy and counselling techniques, allowing graduates to enter professional practice equipped with both hypnotherapy expertise and essential client-centred skills derived from counselling methodologies. Topics covered include conducting hypnotherapy sessions and mastering hypnotherapy and counselling techniques.

Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory is a two-year course which incorporates level 3 as the first year of the course. Students with an appropriate Level 3 Counselling Skills qualification can join directly onto year 2 of this counselling course. This counselling course includes components such as foundations of counselling, psychodynamic, humanistic and cognitive approaches.

Finally, our most popular course; Level 5 Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling is a three-year course. It incorporates levels 3 and 4 as the first two years of the syllabus. Choose this level 5 professional diploma in psychotherapeutic counselling if you wish to become a professional counsellor and want to gain, through qualification, a route onto an Accredited Register approved by the Professional Standards Authority. Dive into essential topics like depression, human relationships, abuse, addiction, and personal and professional development as part of this course.

The Level 5 Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling is our recommended counselling course in Bristol as it fully meets current professional requirements and is also the most cost-efficient way to enter our profession.

For more information on the courses on offer in Bristol please contact us or request a prospectus.

*Please note that direct entry classes for this intake start 7th September

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