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Foundational Counselling Skills

Foundational Counselling Skills

Course Code



Online Study



7 Weeks


Foundational Counselling Skills

An overview of the Micro and Meta-Skills of Counselling that form the foundation of our training

Relationships are an essential part of life. Being able to understand human issues and to work with people successfully brings quality in life and authenticity in relationships.

Did you know that skills learned from counselling can be applied to many aspects of life?

The Foundational Counselling Skills seminar will uncover your inner knowledge of how to relate to people and provide essential tools to help develop your skills.

This introductory level course is perfect to dip your toe into the water of working with people using empathetic communication.

The Foundational Counselling Skills program is open to all. It can also be taken as a stand alone course to complement you in your chosen industry as well as give you invaluable skills to navigate any relationship, with yourself and others.

This course can also be used as the bridging course to our Specialist Training Program as well as our Graduate Diploma and Masters Postgraduate Higher Education courses.

Foundational Counselling Skills

Transformative Journey

Versatile Applicability: The skills honed in this course are not only beneficial for those pursuing counselling professions but apply to various careers and interpersonal contexts. Whether you are in business, education, healthcare, or any other field, these communication skills are valuable assets.

Career Pathways:

  • Counselling and Psychotherapy: An excellent foundation for those aspiring to pursue a career in Counselling or Psychotherapy. The training serves as an entry pathway to our Accredited Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy courses, even for individuals with no prior counselling skills.

  • Holistic Approach Integration: Ideal for professionals in mental health or helping professions seeking to incorporate a more holistic approach into their existing work.

Professional Development (PD) Points: Upon successful completion of the course, including the two-day workshop, you will receive additional Professional Development (PD) points, further enhancing the value of your learning experience.

Embark on this transformative journey, where effective communication meets holistic wisdom, and discover the potential within yourself and your relationships.

Transformative Journey

Learning Outcomes

You will emerge from this course learning about:
  • ​Deep listening and what it really means.

  • Presence, what does it mean to be there for another?

  • Foundational Skills of Counselling

  • Reflective listening and empathy

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Skilful use of questions

  • Shaping a healing conversation

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Course Fee

2.3% credit card transaction fees apply.

Course Fees

Course Fees
7 Weeks
13 June 2024
1 August 2024
2 Days
6 July 2024
7 July 2024

Course Dates

Foundational Counselling

Meet Your Facilitator

Deanne Reyes

After graduating from the Metavision course in 2011, Deanne continued on as a teaching assistant, growing into the role of Student Liaison for all Metavision courses, she is also an integral part of the team within the Metavision hub as student liaison and runs her own private practice.

With a background in management within the Biomedical equipment industry, Deanne's decision to change careers was based on experiences throughout her life that were not always within her control. This is a common theme with a lot of the students that seek to study with Metavision due to the transformative nature of the course. Her passion for communication and in particular, the Metavision Model has helped her transition from her previous career into her current role where she embodies this model while working with people from all walks of life.

Deanne teaches the Holistic Counselling Skills Certificate under Christina's mentorship and also presents the two-day Foundational Counselling Skills workshop.

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