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Thinking of Training as a Counsellor or Psychotherapist?

*** Workshop with Free Book ***

Thinking of Training as a Counsellor or Psychotherapist?

Before you sign up for any course come to this workshop and find out if counselling and psychotherapy training really is for you and if it is how to find the most suitable course. 


Dr Cathy McQuaid


The Women's Organisation, 54 St James St, Liverpool, L1 0AB

Becoming a counsellor or psychotherapist can be a rewarding, life enhancing and transformational experience for some whereas others may feel disappointed, disillusioned or even betrayed.

This workshop is for anyone who is thinkng of undertaking training in counselling or psychotherapy. Come and find out the highs and lows of training, whether it really is the most appropriate training for you taking into account what you are hoping to achieve and your circumstances.

Discover what Cathy has found makes an effective and robust training programme.

During the workshop Cathy will share some of the findings from her research into trainees' experience of their training, use extracts from her book to illustrate her conclusions and be available to answer questions about the key elements of becoming a counsellor or psychotherapist.

At the conclusion of the workshop Cathy will be offering all participants a free copy of her book, What You Really Need to Know About Counselling and Psychotherapy Training.

“If you are seriously considering training for a career in counselling or psychotherapy... then Cathy McQuaid’s book should be your first port of call.”   Ian Stewart, PhD, Co-Director of The Berne Institute, Nottingham and co-author of TA Today.

“This book stands as an honest, reflective, accessible and essential consumer’s guide to therapy training.” Keith Tudor Associate Professor at AUT University, Auckland (from the foreword).

Please enquire for dates and locations.