Counselling & Hypnotherapy Courses



The mixture of ultra-modern and ancient attractions makes Glasgow an interesting and buzzing city to visit or to live in.

Begin a transformative journey toward purpose and fulfilment by enrolling in a Chrysalis counselling or hypnotherapy course. Our flexible part-time counselling courses cater to diverse schedules, ensuring accessibility for all who aspire to make a difference in mental health and well-being. Let Chrysalis be your guide as you embark on a path to empower others and create positive change.

In Glasgow, our counselling courses are hosted at Mercure Glasgow City Hotel, where our experienced tutors, all accredited members of the National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS) or National Hypnotherapy Society, provide expert guidance. Accredited by the NCPS for counselling and the National Hypnotherapy Society for hypnotherapy, our programs are also endorsed by Prince's Trust Qualifications, underscoring our commitment to quality and recognition.

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 thorough one-year course tailored for those new to the field. Our 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. We cover topics such as conducting hypnotherapy sessions and mastering hypnotherapy and counselling techniques.

Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory is a two-year course incorporating 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.

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. Approach topics such as depression, 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 Glasgow as it fully meets current professional requirements and is also the most cost-efficient way to enter our profession.

For further details on the courses on offer in Glasgow please contact us or request a prospectus.

*Please note that direct entry classes for this intake will start later.

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