Blackford Centre for Counselling
Fees and Registration
Due to coronavirus, we cannot supply the printed edition of the course to some countries in Africa and East Asia.
We are delivering as normal to most of Europe, North and South America, and South Africa. If in doubt please check with our support team by filling up this contact form or email us at Support@inst.org
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“I had researched a lot of counselling courses in the past, but when I read the course content and straight-forward approach the Blackford Centre take, I knew it was the one for me. The course can take anywhere up to two years but I fast-tracked it to gain my qualification earlier. I opted to pay in instalments and the literature arrived really quickly via courier.
I found the staff at The Blackford Centre very helpful, accommodating and friendly, answering my queries swiftly and comprehensively. I had complete confidence in them.
My Tutor was Nik Ethridge who I found extremely supportive. He marked my Assignments in record speed, often the same day, which was a huge benefit as they recommend you do not move onto the next Module before you get your grade and feedback. I can honestly say the feedback each time was extremely beneficial, often resulting in me having that ‘penny dropping’ moment when he explained something I had overlooked or misinterpreted. His constructive comments helped me move onto the next Module with ease, and were also enlightening when I read them back after completing the course.
At one point Nik suggested a particular approach in bereavement counselling which I felt at the time was not terribly beneficial for me or the client, but since then I have used this technique and it worked. Again, a penny dropping moment!
Without thinking, I find I am using different techniques myself in my day-to-day life too – CBT therapy, turning negative thoughts into positive ones, really can help when you’re having a bad day.
I cannot start my business officially until my name changes when I get married in a few weeks, but have all my marketing material ie business cards, flyers, posters, letters etc ready in the study for that time. We cover step-by-step marketing in one of the Modules, so you know exactly where and how to start your business when you qualify.”
- Jan Brown
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