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      Psychologist counselling jobs

      How to become a counselling psychologist

      (1) Entry-level requirements

      Counselling course can be undertaken that might last for 12 weeks. Training can be extended by the completion of courses such as Certificate in Counselling (Level 3); Diploma in Counselling () Skills (Level 4) and Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Level 5). Experience or unpaid experience is essential for course application or job application. Other desirable qualifications might include training course certification that might be accredited by a recognised awarding body.

      (2) Day-in-the-life

      A counsellor might work with clients with varied issues on a specialised in certain areas such as addiction or eating disorders. The responsibilities include building a relationship with clients and encouraging them to express their feelings. They also refer clients to different sources and keep confidential records of their clients. They can also be engaged in face to face interactions with the clients and refer them activities that can help them to address their issues.

       (3) Career path

      As a counsellor one can work in the therapy clinic, school or college or can even practice as a general practitioner. After gaining desired academic knowledge, the vocational route would include certificate and diploma in skills of counselling and professional practice.  

      (4) Job opportunities

      Counselling is usually considered to be the second career or third career. One can become a member of the counselling register of the Professional Standards Authority for improving the chances of a job.

      (5) Where to find more information

      More information is available on career page for counsellors on UK Council for Psychotherapy, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, National Counselling Society and others. 

      Counselling Psychologist Job opportunities

      Counselling psychologist has a wide range of job opportunities that is represented below:

      School psychologist: Can work as a psychologist in different schools to change the mind-set of mentally ill students. 

      Vocational counselling: Can provide vocational counselling training to different individuals that are similar to practice. 

      Counselling regarding substance use: The concerned profession helps in counselling to stop the use of addictive substances. For example, those individuals addicted to alcohol and weed or class A drugs.

      Child development: In this job opportunity, professionals are required to develop the mentality of a child positively. 

      Geriatric and adult counselling: the counselling psychologist provides counselling to the individuals suffering from significant personal – or work – issues. 

      Anger Management: In this opportunity, the professional can provide learning sessions that will help and individual to control the anger. 

      Community management:  the professional can adopt the responsibility to manage a community. Or a group of individuals going through different problems. 

      Group counselling: Can provide counselling to a group suffering from any psychological issue

      Testing and assessment: the identified professionals can work in a medical unit for assessment and testing purpose

      Where to find more information

      To gain more information regarding counselling psychologist, an individual can search Directory of Chartered Psychologist and counselling directory. Also, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy can be referred to collect required information. To gather more data, the candidate can also consult an expert in counselling psychology in the UK. 

       

      Counselling Careers

      Counselling psychologists advise people on how to deal with problems. 

      School psychologists apply psychological principles and techniques to education-related and developmental issues. 
      Percentage of women: Over 70%
      Education: Doctoral/professional degree

      A counsellor might work with clients with varied issues on a specialised in certain areas such as addiction or eating disorders. The responsibilities include building a relationship with clients and encouraging them to express their feelings. They also refer clients to different sources and keep confidential records of their clients. They can also be engaged in face to face interactions with the clients and refer them activities that can help them to address their issues.

       Career path

      As a counsellor one can work in the therapy clinic, school or college or can even practice as a general practitioner. After gaining desired academic knowledge, the vocational route would include certificate and diploma in skills of counselling and professional practice.  

      Counselling Job opportunities

      Counselling is usually considered to be the second career or third career. One can become a member of the counselling register of the Professional Standards Authority for improving the chances of a job.

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