Counselling & Hypnotherapy Courses



"For me it was definitely the right decision. An excellent experience as long as you make it one. I had excellent tutors and learned a lot as well as met some lovely people." - SHARON WALKER

Are you considering a new beginning, contemplating a career change, or passionate about making a difference? Chrysalis offers the perfect opportunity to embark on the journey of becoming a Counsellor, Psychotherapist, or Hypnotherapist. Our part-time counselling courses are thoughtfully designed to accommodate busy schedules, allowing everyone to benefit from studying Counselling. Let Chrysalis empower you to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

Our counselling and hypnotherapy courses in Manchester take place at Manchester Conference Centre. Our course tutors in Manchester 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.

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 topics like 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 Manchester 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 Manchester please contact us or request a prospectus.

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

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