Counselling & Hypnotherapy Courses



“I have found the hypnotherapy course interesting, informative and extremely good for the inner and outer body. Becky’s teaching was first class and she was approachable and fun to work with. Excellent course, well presented and easy to understand." - LINDA MCLEISH

Looking to change career? Ready to make a real difference? Chrysalis can empower you to make a lasting impact on people's lives. Our part-time counselling and hypnotherapy courses, conveniently located at the Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, are designed to fit into your busy schedule. This flexibility allows you to pursue your passion for helping others while managing your existing commitments.

All of our tutors are accredited members of the National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS) or National Hypnotherapy Society, guaranteeing the highest quality training. Our courses equip you with the knowledge and skills to navigate complex emotions and support clients on their journeys towards self-discovery and well-being. The NCPS accredits our courses for counselling and the National Hypnotherapy Society for hypnotherapy. Additionally, they are endorsed by Prince's Trust Qualifications, guaranteeing their validation and listing on the RQF (Ofqual Regulated Qualifications Framework).

We provide a diverse range of counselling courses to suit your needs and experience level. However, for those seeking a comprehensive and cost-effective path to becoming a counsellor, we recommend the Level 5 Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling as it fully meets current professional requirements.

The Level 5 Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling is a comprehensive 3-year counselling course that includes our Level 3 Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Introduction to Counselling Skills and our Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory as the first two years of the syllabus. Opt for 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.

Ready to take the next step? Contact us or request a prospectus.

*Please note that direct entry classes for this intake start 16th June.

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