Counselling

Psychotherapy and Counselling Activities for Schools and Colleges

TBC | Treforest Campus and online

Book onto our Creative and Therapeutic Arts Taster Day where your students can take part in interactive sessions and discussions, speak to our current students, hear from recent graduates, meet some of our partner work placement providers, and have a tour of our facilities. 

Book places for your students here. Alternatively, to book a bespoke session for your students please email The Student Recruitment Team

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Do you have an interest in using your art skills to benefit the wellbeing of others? If you are passionate about expressive arts and believe in the potential for creative practices to improve wellbeing, the unique Creative and Therapeutic Arts degree provides the opportunity to develop your future practice in community and educational settings.

Whether you are interested in fine art, design, craft or creative community engagement, the BA (Hons) Creative and Therapeutic Arts degree encompasses a wide variety of creative disciplines. You will be taught by experts at the forefront of the creative and therapeutic arts workforce, who will provide you with an excellent platform to gain experience of working creatively with others.

This degree has three distinct areas of study - art practice, professional practice placement, and theoretical input. You will be encouraged to make meaningful connections between each core subject to become a creative arts practitioner. Further details relating to the course, including what you will study, information on placement opportunities and career progression can be found here.

TBC | Newport City Campus and online

Book onto our Counselling Taster Day where your students can take part in interactive sessions and discussions, speak to our current students, hear from recent graduates, and meet some of our partner work placement providers.

Book places for your students here. Alternatively, to book a bespoke session for your students please email The Student Recruitment Team

The BA (Hons) Counselling and Therapeutic Practice degree offers the learning and training you need to become a professional integrative counsellor. You'll gain the knowledge, skills and experience to provide counselling across all age ranges, from children and young people to older adults. You will study a range of traditional 'talking therapies', as well as creative and contemporary approaches such as online counselling.

Work placements are an important part of this counselling degree and will fully prepare you for the start of your career. You will have placements in every year of the course, including 150 hours of supervised professional practice. This meets placement criteria for individual accreditation with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

The School of Psychology and Therapeutic Studies has dedicated Placement Officers and strong links with a wide range of local counselling agencies, employers and counselling services to provide you with the supervised practice hours required.

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