Wealden College of Counselling & Psychotherapy

Introductory Certificates & Diplomas

Introductory Certificate in Trauma Therapy

This five day training leads to an introductory certificate. It is made up of an initial day entitled ‘Trauma and Recovery’ followed by four others on severe and complex trauma, children with trauma and trauma and attachment. Participants must have completed the first day before applying to attend the later four.

More information can be found in our brochure for Wealden Trauma Clinic.

Wealden Institute Diploma in Trauma Therapy

A further five day residential training is offered at the French Branch of Wealden Institute and leads to a diploma level qualification. Participants must have completed the five day introductory days in the UK before attending the Diploma level training in France.

More information can be found in our brochure for Wealden Trauma Clinic.

Introductory Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

The Introductory Certificate in CBT – an Integrated Approach is part of a series of short Introductory Courses offered at Wealden College all of which require 36 hours study. This Certificate is based on 30 taught hours and 6 hours home study.

Elements include:

  • Overview of CBT – What is it? Key factors & Basic philosophy
  • History of CBT
  • CBT – Dispelling the myths
  • Collaboration & psycho-education, structuring, measures & note-taking
  • Methodology
  • Body sensations & the connection to cognition
  • Assessment & Formulation
  • Click here for the flyer and booking form for the CBT Introductory Certificate

The dates for this course are currently not set. Please contact us for further information.

Download our brochure on the CBT Introductory Certificate for a further breakdown of the course content.

Introductory Certificate in Animal Assisted Therapy

This training is made up of five individual workshops run at Wealden Farm and leads to an Introductory Certificate in Animal Assisted Therapy. Please contact the head office for further details.

Introductory Certificate in Mindfulness and Stress Reduction

Mindfulness is a way of paying attention to the present moment and is designed to help people become more aware of their thoughts and feelings in a way that facilitates a greater ability to manage them appropriately. This course runs over 12 Friday evenings from 4.45 to 7.15pm and is open to anyone interested in learning more about this fascinating topic. Feel free to contact our head office for further details.

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