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Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Cognitive Behavioural Modalities)



Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Cognitive Behavioural Modalities) is a course run by Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences, Limerick. It is a Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online course with a duration of 2 Years (Part-Time). Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Cognitive Behavioural Modalities) gives a Course Qualification of Masters Degree, awarded by QQI. For more information about Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Cognitive Behavioural Modalities) at Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences, please review the details below.

This  Masters programme in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Cognitive Behavioural Modalities) is designed for graduates in health and human sciences and in particular graduates of Counselling and psychotherapy-related programmes as well as disciplines such as nursing, social care, social work, psychology and programmes in cognate areas who wish to expand their knowledge and understanding of the human condition and the contribution of advanced level counselling and psychotherapy practices incorporating  CBT approaches.

This programme is for people who have the desire to be leaders and agents for change; recognising the special contribution of professional counsellors and psychotherapists using a range of scientifically established paradigms and approaches can make to individuals, their families and communities in supporting individual recovery, wellbeing and also at policy and preventative levels in terms of public health models, thus enriching the lives of individuals and communities.

This programme enables learners to critically evaluate institutionalised practices and values, and act as agents for challenge and change in their professional contexts.  The programme addresses the needs of practitioners and graduates who wish to develop their professional competence in areas of Counselling & Psychotherapy through advanced study in person-centred modalities, and through the professional placement and research elements, develop personal and professional capacity and collaborative problem-solving skills, underpinned by evidence-based practice and reflection.

This programme facilitates graduates of programmes in cognate areas who wish to study towards and meet professional Counselling and Psychotherapy Accreditation requirements of the EAP in relation to Psychotherapy accreditation.

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Training ProviderIrish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences
Course LocationCastletroy, Limerick
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body Detailsin Counselling & Psychotherapy (Cognitive Behavioural Modalities)
Course Start Date1st September 2023
Course End Date30th April 2025
Course Duration2 Years (Part-Time)
Course TimeAll learners complete this course on a part-time basis over 2 years. Attendance would normally require attendance in person (either in class or on Zoom) on 1 evening per week (6 pm to 9 pm) and Saturdays (9.30 am to 4.30 pm) over 3 semesters in the academic year from September to July. The timetable has been structured to optimise the utilisation of online learning via Zoom where this allows, but skills-based components do require a certain amount of in-person attendance and it is taught using a combination of classroom-based and blended learning techniques via Zoom. This allows the learner to access classes in person or using online facilities. In certain skill-based modules, attendance will be a mandatory requirement.
Course Fee€7,200
Entry RequirementsThis programme is designed for graduates in health and human sciences and in particular graduates of Counselling related programmes as well as, nursing, social care, social work, psychology and programmes in cognate areas who wish to expand their knowledge and understanding of the human condition. The knowledge, skills and competence required to successfully participate in and complete this Level 9 Programme will normally require applicants to have successfully achieved a Level 2:2 award in a relevant Human Science Level 8 degree. Those who have completed other relevant education programmes or have relevant professional experience etc., where Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) and Acquired Prior Learning (APL) can be applied to the programme by submission of programme content, qualification and assignments equivalent to an appropriate Level 8 award at an Honours 2:2 standard can also be considered. If you wish to apply for this programme, please click on the ‘Apply Now” tab. All applicants undertake a selection interview to support applicants to make an informed decision regarding their choice of programme and to ensure suitability. Applicants should be driven by a desire to be leaders and agents for change; recognising the special contribution that professional psychotherapists using an Integrative approach can make to individuals, their families and communities in supporting individual recovery, wellbeing and also at policy and preventative levels in terms of public health models, thus enriching the lives of individuals and communities. Candidates will be required to attend for interview to ascertain their suitability for the programme. Successful applicants would be required to complete Garda Vetting at the College. If you have any queries in relation to this course then please contact the college on 061 216288 or email us on info@ichas.ie. A member of the Admissions team will be happy to assist you.
Carear PathThis course has a curricular structure that provides a modularised and scaffolded developmental structure across the duration of study which is designed to contribute to the requirements of relevant Professional Associations for professional Accreditation in Counselling and/or Psychotherapy. During the development of this programme the College were cognisant of the Accreditation requirements of the Association of Professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists; the National Association for Professional Counselling & Psychotherapy (formerly the National Association for Pastoral Counselling & Psychotherapy) as well as the guidance on training standards for Psychotherapy issued by the European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP).
Phone061 216288
Course CodePG24555
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Walton House, National Technology Park,, Castletroy, Limerick, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: V94 T2XT

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