Train to be a Couples Counsellor

About Our Relationship Training Course

Dates for the next Couples Counselling Course

25 April to 29 April 2022

The course is based on a Model of Relationship Counselling developed by See For Miles Ltd. It has been used successfully used with hundreds of couples over the last twenty years. Counsellors qualified in one to one counselling have been taught this model to Diploma level and have integrated it into their current practices, therefore, expanding their client base into couple and family work.

“A priceless, thought provoking and essential course for anyone beginning to consider Relationship Counselling. Geoff and Helen have given me the confidence to begin delivering safe and effective Relationship Counselling” J.J.

Benefits of this course

This course tackles the deeper issues of dysfunctional relationships and working together as a triad to problem solve, under restricted time-constraints and whilst under pressure. Developing the importance and awareness of the individual within the couple mindset and offering a better understanding of the counsellors own position and developing their effectiveness within this relationship.


Your tutors

Geoff Miles and Helen Payne-Kumar have been running See For Miles, Counselling and Psychotherapy together for over 13 years, offering their clients over 50 years of experience in  Psychotherapy and Counselling.  They both work with clients in  One to One, Couple & Family  Therapy at their SFM therapy suites situated in Pewsey, Wiltshire.

Entry requirements

This course is relevant to practitioners who are already qualified and established in their way of working. Tailored towards Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Social workers or related mental health professionals currently practising and who wish to develop/update their skills further.


Venue

See For Miles Offices, Unit 1, Fordbrook Business Centre, Marlborough Road, Pewsey, Wiltshire SN9 5NU

Cost

Course Fees: £800

£125 Deposit will secure your place.


Payment options

£125 Deposit must be received to book your place on the course.

Remaining Payment can be made in full or in three monthly instalments of £250, £250 & £175.

Whatever option is agreed, FULL payment must be received no later than one week prior to the course start date.

CONTACT US if you want to book  or find out more


This course has been running for many years and continues to be popular amongst counsellors doing one to work and wanting to upskill into the specialism of couples work . We have found that the smaller groups are the most effective and we are now limiting the numbers to six students. Therefore it is advisable to book on the course as soon as possible. If you are too late then you will be placed on the waiting list and if numbers are sufficient we will facilitate an extra course between Spring and Autumn.

See feedback from our previous courses →

Supervision for Practitioners

“Regular and ongoing supervision is a distinctive requirement of the counselling professions. Supervision is essential to how practitioners sustain good practice throughout their working lives.” BACP

Geoff Miles and Helen Payne-Kumar are registered members of the BACP and offer supervision to qualified and trainee counsellors and psychotherapists and related mental health professionals.

Finding the right supervisor to suit your needs, client-base and methods of working is crucial for any successful working relationship. Contact us to discuss your requirements and we do provide one to one or Zoom sessions.

 

Hypnotherapy

Here at See For Miles, we use Hypnotherapeutic techniques for many problems, when necessary, as an integrative part of the Psychotherapeutic relationship. It is used for such things as:

  • Changing unwanted habits such as smoking.
  • Helping to overcome Phobias.
  • Regression.
  • Learning to become calm and relaxed.

 

Hypnotherapy Defined

Of all the definitions of Hypnotherapy, this one by Gil Boyne is the most practical and accurate. Gil is a renowned Hypnotherapist, trainer of hypnotherapists, and founder of the American Council of Hypnotist Examiners and is well respected in this field.

Hypnosis is a natural state of mind with special identifying characteristics: An extraordinary quality of relaxation.
The organism becomes self-regulating and produces normalization of the central nervous system.
Heightened and selective sensitivity to stimuli perceived by the five senses and four basic perceptions.
The organism becomes self-regulating and produces normalization of the central nervous system.
Heightened and selective sensitivity to stimuli perceived by the five senses and four basic perceptions.
Immediate softening of psychic defenses.”

Gil Boyne, Transforming Therapy, 1985: 380-381

Children & Families

A Comfortable & Safe Environment for  You & Your Child

All children’s and young people’s sessions are approached with sensitivity and take place in a non-threatening environment, here in our Therapy rooms in Pewsey.

We initially have a no obligation meeting with parent/guardian to discuss their childs counselling needs and how potentially we can move forward.

Quietly and reassuringly, we work with the child to bring a gentle yet effective resolution to possible issues, concerns or problems that the child is experiencing.

Some of the presenting issues that children may experience are:

  • Authority Issues
  • Behavioural Difficulties
  • Exam Stress
  • Sleep Pattern Problems & Nightmares
  • Anger Management
  • Phobias
  • Stress-Associated Bedwetting
  • Eating Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Depression
  • Bereavement
  • Abuse Related Issues

We have considerable experience in writing reports for Court and providing written assessment of cases where legally required. Correct protocols are adhered to.

Both Geoff and Helen are enhanced CRB checked.

For more information about Geoff  go to Geoff Miles Biography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about Helen go to Helen Payne-Kumar – Biography

One-to-One Therapy

Based from our offices in Pewsey, Wiltshire, we provide one to one counselling & psychotherapy for those who feel that they are treading water and finding it difficult to cope. We work with you to develop new options and turn a perceived crisis into something positive, exciting, evolutionary.

Psychotherapeutic counselling sessions can help with your mental health needs which require regular maintenance. At See For Miles our sensitive, yet challenging approach to counselling is strengthened through developing a strong working relationship between therapist and client, encouraging those to move from where they are now. Enabling clients to explore their own options, reach their own decisions and to act upon them accordingly, making effective decisions which lead to positive changes in their attitude and/or behavior.

Treatments

You will be guided through the necessary steps to instigate change. Our treatments include:

  • Psychotherapy
  • Hypnotherapy & Regression
  • Counselling & Relationship Counselling
  • Children & Adolescents Counselling
  • Supervision & Staff Support
  • Courses & Workshops

 


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