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Advanced (Level 7 QLS Endorsed) Diploma | 4 Free Courses, 5 e-Certificates| 32 Interactive Video Module| 1st Module Free

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220 CPD hours / points
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  • Counselling - Course 01: Diploma in Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness and Empathy Training
  • Counselling - Course 02: Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health
  • Counselling - Course 03: Anti Social Behaviour Course
  • Counselling - Course 04: Bereavement and Grief Counselling Diploma

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This Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7 course is endorsed by The Quality Licence Scheme & accredited by CPD & IAO (with 220 CPD points) to make your skill development & career progression related to Counselling substantial & easier than ever!

Life's challenges are inescapable, and we could all use some help when things become challenging — someone to bring some light into a grim situation — Counsellors. Whether you're suffering from depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, or need some guidance in your life, counselling can help. Join this Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7 course and know in detail about counselling.

Mental health issues can drastically limit a person's ability to live a happy life. Relationships, family life, and jobs may all be affected by them. Mental health issues affect people of all economic, social, and ethnic backgrounds. People of all ages, from children to the elderly, can be affected by depression and anxiety.

As a result, the value of counselling, and the demand for counselling personnel, has never been greater. Now is a perfect moment to start a career in counselling if you are enthusiastic about assisting people and contributing to the health and welfare of individuals, families, and communities. Enrol in the Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7 and assist people to live a fulfilling life.

Students can expect to complete this Advanced Diploma in Counselling training in around 600 hours. You’ll also get dedicated expert assistance from us to answer any queries you may have while studying our Advanced Diploma in Counselling course.

Upon successful completion of the Advanced Diploma in Counselling, you will receive an instant e-certificate as proof of the comprehensive skill development and competency. Add these amazing new skills to your resume and boost your employability by simply enroling on this Advanced Diploma in Counselling.

With this comprehensive Advanced Diploma in Counselling, you can achieve your dreams and train for your ideal career. The Advanced Diploma in Counselling provides students with an in-depth learning experience that they can work through at their own pace to enhance their professional development.

Furthermore, in this Advanced Diploma in Counselling, you will get the opportunity to test the water by getting the first module for Free. In addition, you will receive a Free Student ID card, which will grant you many discounts on bus tickets, movie tickets, library cards, & other services.

Enroling on the Advanced Diploma in Counselling course will ensure that you land your dream career faster than you thought possible. Stand out from the crowd and train for the job you want with the Advanced Diploma in Counselling program.

Learning Outcomes of Advanced Diploma in Counselling

With the aid of this Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7 curriculum, you will gain various vital skills and knowledge, including —

  • Have a thorough understanding of counselling theories and models.
  • Discover the legal, cultural, and ethical aspects of professional counselling.
  • Learn about the use of medication and therapy to treat mental diseases.
  • Know in detail about communication skills and empathy in counselling
  • Explore many aspects of life coaching and career counselling/

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  • Opportunity to earn a certificate endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme and another certificate accredited by CPD & IAO after completing this Advanced Diploma in Counselling
  • Student ID card with amazing discounts — completely for FREE! (£10 postal charges will be applicable for international delivery)
  • Standard-aligned lesson planning
  • Innovative and engaging content and activities
  • Free Assessments that measure higher-level thinking and skills
  • Complete the Advanced Diploma in Counselling program in your own time, at your own pace
  • Each of our students gets full 24/7 tutor support



220 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD QS


7h 5m

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*** Course Curriculum ***

Here is the curriculum breakdown of Advanced Diploma in Counselling course:

>> Advanced Diploma in Counselling <<

Module 1: Counselling and Counsellors

  • Counselling - What Is Counselling?
  • Counselling - A Brief History of Counselling
  • Counselling - Who Are the Counsellors?
  • Counselling - What Counsellors Do
  • Counselling - Types of Counselling

Module 2: Theories and Models of Counselling (Part 1)

  • Counselling - Psychoanalytic Theory (Sigmund Freud)
  • Counselling - Individual Psychology (Alfred Adler)
  • Counselling - Client Centred Counselling (Carl Rogers)
  • Counselling - Existential Psychotherapy (Rollo May and Viktor Frankl)

Module 3: Theories and Models of Counselling (Part 2)

  • Counselling - Transactional Analysis (Eric Berne)
  • Counselling - Behavioral Theories (B. F. Skinner)
  • Counselling - Reality therapy (William Glasser)
  • Counselling - Psychodrama Therapy (Jacob L. Moreno)

Module 4: Legal, Cultural and Ethical Issues in Professional Counselling

  • Counselling - Relevant Mental Health Legislations for Counselling
  • Counselling - Commitment to Clients
  • Counselling - Values of Counselling
  • Counselling - Ethical Principles of Counselling

Module 5: Forms of Psychotherapy

  • Counselling - For Depression
  • Counselling - For Anxiety Disorders
  • Counselling - For Schizophrenia
  • Counselling - For Gender Identity Disorder (Gender Dysphoria)

Module 06: Counselling and Psychotherapy

  • Counselling - Relationship between Them
  • Counselling - Counselling vs. Psychotherapy
  • Counselling - Similarities
  • Counselling - Differences
  • Counselling - Choosing One

Module 07: Dynamic Psychotherapy

  • Counselling - Approaches to Psychotherapy
  • Counselling - Work of Sigmund Freud
  • Counselling - Post-Freudian Evolution
  • Counselling - Appraisal of Psychodynamic Approach
  • Counselling - Concept of Conflict

Module 8: Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders

  • Counselling - ADHD
  • Counselling - Autistic Disorder
  • Counselling - Conduct Disorder
  • Counselling - Mental Retardation

Module 9: Counselling Children and Adolescents in Schools

  • Counselling - How Does Counselling a Child Differ from Counselling an Adult?
  • Counselling - Understanding Child Development
  • Counselling - Counselling Children in School
  • Counselling - Counselling Older Children and Young Adolescents in School

Module 10: Counselling Trauma and Substance Abuse

  • Counselling - What Is Meant by Trauma?
  • Counselling - Complex Trauma and PTSD
  • Counselling - Symptoms of Complex Trauma
  • Counselling - Complex Trauma and Associated Disorders

Module 11: Counselling Stress and Anxiety Disorders

  • Counselling - Anxiety
  • Counselling - Acute Stress Disorder
  • Counselling - GAD
  • Counselling - Panic Disorder
  • Counselling - Phobia
  • Counselling - PTSD

Module 12: Counselling Personality Disorders

  • Counselling - Personality and Personality Disorders
  • Counselling - Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Counselling - Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • Counselling - Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Counselling - Dependent Personality Disorder

Module 13: Counselling Mood Disorders and Depression

  • Counselling - Mood
  • Counselling - Mood Disorder
  • Counselling - Depression
  • Counselling - Bipolar Disorder
  • Counselling - MDD

Module 14: Counselling Eating & Sleeping Disorders

  • Counselling - Eating Disorder
  • Counselling - Anorexia Nervosa Disorder
  • Counselling - Bulimia Nervosa Disorder
  • Counselling - Sleep
  • Counselling - Breathing-Related Sleep Disorder

Module 15: Life Coaching and Career Counselling

  • Counselling - What Is Life Coaching?
  • Counselling - Levels of Life Coaching
  • Counselling - What Is Career Counselling?
  • Counselling - How Career Counselling Overlaps with Other Forms of Help

Module 16: Introduction to Family Law

  • Counselling - Concept of Family
  • Counselling - What Is Family Law?
  • Counselling - The Changing Face of Family Law
  • Counselling - How Family Law Differs from Civil Litigation?

Module 17: Framing Family Law

  • Counselling - Personal Obligations
  • Counselling - Basic Values and Family Law
  • Counselling - Family and Friendship Values
  • Counselling - Traditional Family Values

Module 18: Marriage in Family Law

  • Counselling - Development of Marital Laws
  • Counselling - Formalities of Marriage
  • Counselling - The Marriage Ceremony
  • Counselling - Registration
  • Counselling - Consent

Module 19: Domestic Violence

  • Counselling - What Is Domestic Violence?
  • Counselling - Forms of Abuse
  • Counselling - The Incidence of Domestic Violence
  • Counselling - Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
  • Counselling - Causes of Domestic Violence

Module 20: Couple and Family Counselling

  • Counselling - Scopes of Couple Counselling in the UK
  • Counselling - Techniques That Engage the Couple
  • Counselling - Family Therapy and Its Types
  • Counselling - Family Interventions in Specific Disorders
  • Counselling - Art and Play-based Activities in Family Therapy

Module 21: Conflict Resolution

  • Counselling - Conflict
  • Counselling - Outcomes of Disagreement
  • Counselling - Ingredients of Conflict Resolution

Module 22: Pre-Marital Counselling

  • Counselling - Identifying the Characteristics of a Secure Relationship
  • Counselling - Managing Finances
  • Counselling - Strengthening a Secure Base
  • Counselling - Investing in Your Future

Module 23: Affairs

  • Counselling - Introduction
  • Counselling - Understanding Different Types of Affairs
  • Counselling - Open Conversation about the Affair
  • Counselling - Healing

Module 24: Apology & Forgiveness

  • Counselling - Importance of Apology and Forgiveness
  • Counselling - Unforgiveness
  • Counselling - Forgiveness Formula

Module 25: Adapting to Changes

  • Counselling - Introduction
  • Counselling - Children
  • Counselling - Midlife Transitions
  • Counselling - Health Problems

Module 26: Counselling Self-Harm and Suicide

  • Counselling - What is Self-Harm?
  • Counselling - The Self-Harm Cycle
  • Counselling - Why Do People Self-Harm?
  • Counselling - Support Services and Treatments
  • Counselling - Self-Care
  • Counselling - Suicide
  • Counselling - Risk Factors

Module 27: Engaging and Assessing the Clients

  • Counselling - Concepts of Mental Health
  • Counselling - A Range of Assessment Strategies
  • Counselling - Risk Management
  • Counselling - Engaging the Patient
  • Counselling - Patient Centred Information Gathering

Module 28: Helping the Client in Crisis

  • Counselling - Ascertain Safety
  • Counselling - Calm Your Client
  • Counselling - Engage Resources
  • Counselling - Ascertain Their Beliefs during the Crisis
  • Counselling - Help Them Find Hope Through an Action Plan

Module 29: Crisis Intervention

  • Counselling - Understanding the Psychology of a Client’s Crisis
  • Counselling - Getting in Too Deep
  • Counselling - There Must Be a Way Out of Here
  • Counselling - Averting a Crisis
  • Counselling - Two Signs of Crisis
  • Counselling - Disconnecting from Reality

Module 30: Low Intensity CBT Treatment

  • Counselling - Developing Skills in Behaviour Change Models to Deliver
  • Counselling - Behavioural Activation
  • Counselling - Exposure Therapy
  • Counselling - Cognitive Restructuring
  • Counselling - Worry Management for GAD

Module 31: Medication and Therapy in the Treatment of Mental Illness

  • Counselling - Psychiatric Medication
  • Counselling - Talking Therapy And Counselling
  • Counselling - CBT
  • Counselling - Behavioural Activation
  • Counselling - IPT
  • Counselling - EMDR

Module 32: Communication Skills and Empathy in Counselling

  • Counselling -Effective vs Ineffective Communication
  • Counselling - Active Listening
  • Counselling - Effective Communication Skills to Use
  • Counselling - Barriers to Effective Communication
  • Counselling - Empathy in Counselling

Who is this course for?

Is This Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7 Course Right for You?

Anyone interested in learning more about this subject should take this Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7. This Advanced Diploma in Counselling will help you grasp the basic concepts as well as develop a thorough understanding of the subject. Also this course is prefect for:

  • People interested in counselling
  • People looking to become a counsellor
  • People who want to help someone they know who is going through emotional issues
  • People who want to become good at handling serious situations

Assessment Process

Once you have completed all the modules in the Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7, your skills and knowledge will be tested with an assignment questions assessment. You have to complete the assignment questions given at the end of the Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7 and score a minimum of 60% to pass the exam and to achieve Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificates.

Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback after you submit the assignment.

Certification of Completion Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7, you can order an original hardcopy certificate of achievement endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. The certificate will be home-delivered, with a pricing scheme of —

  • 139 GBP inside the UK
  • 149 GBP (including postal fees) for international delivery

Certification Accredited by CPD & IAO

Upon finishing the Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7, you will receive an accredited certification that is recognised all over the UK and also internationally. The pricing schemes are —

  • 29 GBP for Printed HardCopy Certificate inside the UK
  • 39 GBP for Printed HardCopy Certificate outside the UK (international delivery)


The Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7 program does not require any prior knowledge; everyone may participate! This Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7 is open to anyone who is interested in learning from anywhere in the world.

Every student must be over the age of 16 and have a passion for learning and literacy.

This 100% online course can be accessed from any internet-connected device, such as a computer, tablet, or smartphone. This Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7 allows you to study at your own speed and grow a quality skillset.

Career path

This Advanced Diploma in Counselling at QLS Level 7 will help you when you apply for positions like:

  • School counsellor: Avg. Salary £27,062 Per Annum
  • Mental Health Social Worker: Avg. Salary £38,022 Per Annum
  • Psychologist: Avg. Salary £25,000 - £35,000 Per Annum
  • Mental Health Counsellor: Avg. Salary £35,000 - £40,000 Per Annum
  • Counselling Psychologist: Avg. Salary £45,000 - £50,000 Per Annum

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