Diploma in Counselling Supervision (Level 6)

Our Diploma in Supervision has been awarded ‘Advanced Specialist Course’ status by the National Counselling Society.

This course is designed to extend the expertise of qualified Counsellors and Psychotherapists by exploring the ethics, skills, politics, processes and theoretical models of counselling supervision. There will be the opportunity to discuss and critique the purpose of supervision within counselling, to reference and consider current research, and to identify the personal skills, knowledge, and qualities needed to adequately fulfill the role of Supervisor. There will also be time allocated for the practice of the different supervisory models discussed during the course.


Curriculum includes:

  • The purpose of Supervision
  • The difference between Counselling and Supervision
  • The Counsellor/Supervisor relationship
  • Parallel Process
  • Different therapeutic approaches to supervision
  • Different theoretical models of supervision
  • Confidentiality and boundaries
  • Ethical issues and referral systems
  • Group or individual? Looking at the advantages and disadvantages of both.
  • Creativity in supervision
  • Stages of group development
  • Leadership styles
  • Lots of other useful things!!!

Course Commitment:

  • 84 Taught hours
  • 28 Project/Study hours
  • 3 assignments (approx 3000words each)
  • 30 hours supervised placement

Current fees & dates for 2018 intake:

Running from September 2018

Fees are £1,600 per person. Following the payment of a 10% deposit, there is the option to spread the payments with agreed installments.

Entry Requirements

Open to Counsellors and Psychotherapists with a minimum of 200 hours post qualifying experience.