Counselling

Prospects Profile: Child Psychotherapist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Counsellor

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Psychotherapist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

BACP is the broadest and largest body within the sector. Their website contains a list of accredited training courses.

Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA)

Professional body for Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland. Their website contains details of training courses and qualifications.

Counselling as a Career

Guide to careers and career development in Counselling.

  • Author: Robert Ross
  • Published: 1997

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

Volunteering with Samaritans

Find out more about the different ways in which you can gain work experience as a volunteer.

Caring Careers

Find out about careers in Social Care, Social Work, Early Years and Child Care with specific information for Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland. There are detailed job profiles and case studies as well as information on volunteering.

British Psychoanalytic Council

Contains details of postgraduate courses and qualifications.

British Psychotherapy Foundation

Contains details of postgraduate courses and qualifications.

College of Mediators

Contains details of training opportunities. Formerly called UK College of Family Mediators.

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

Information, resources and register of practitioners.

Institute of Counselling

Organisation providing a wide range of counselling, and related, courses.

Health Careers

Website with detailed information on more than 350 roles in health, a number of real-life stories and videos, as well as a comprehensive course finder which lists more than 1000 courses leading to eligibility for professional registration.