Introduction

Counselling skills improves your communication skills, engages your personal development and provides you with a validated qualification.

Our Degrees

We offer a range of Counselling Skills degrees which you can read more about below.

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These skills are used in many settings, where effective communication is essential. They can also be a suitable foundation for further training in the areas of counselling and psychotherapy. The active listening skills and ability to develop a helping relationship, are key qualities for many profession.

Available Programmes of Study

Non-Honours Degrees


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Why Study Counselling Skills at Aberdeen?

  • An introduction to the theoretical concepts of a counselling approach and to the use of counselling skills.
  • To develop effective active listening skills
  • An introduction to the concept and experience of self-awareness and personal growth in the context of counselling skills training.
  • To be able to understand and apply the model of a counselling approach
  • To have a foundation understanding of the range of counselling approaches, CBT, Person Centred, Psychodynamic, Gestalt etc.
  • To provide an essential foundation for possible further training in the areas of counselling and psychotherapy
  • To gain a validated certificate in Counselling Skills

Little Lectures

We are hosting a series of Little Lectures to mark our 525th anniversary.

The lectures are a great opportunity to get to know our experts.

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Contact Details

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Student Recruitment & Admissions Service
University of Aberdeen
University Office
Regent Walk
Aberdeen
AB24 3FX