Basic Counseling Skills Training Program

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Ready to kickstart your counseling career?

Basic Counseling Skills Training that includes supervised listening sessions, so you can hone your basic counseling skills while gaining real-world experience. With our guidance, you’ll be on your way to helping clients achieve their goals and improve their well-being.

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Basic Counseling Skills Training & Internship Program

Master the Art of Therapy: Mindscape’s Basic Counseling Skills Training (BCST)

Empower yourself to become a confident and effective therapist with Mindscape’s unique BCST. This program goes beyond theory, providing you with the practical tools and skills you need to excel in the field.

Here’s what sets us apart:

Go beyond theory and dive into practical application:

  • Develop core counselling micro skills:

    Master the essential communication techniques that form the foundation of strong therapeutic relationships. Learn active listening, empathy, reflection, and open-ended questioning to create a safe and supportive space for your clients.

  • Sharpen your skills through mock practice sessions:
    • Gain invaluable experience in a safe and supportive environment. Practice your newly acquired microskills with peers and receive feedback from experienced trainers. In turn, this simulated client interaction allows you to experiment, refine your approach, and build confidence, preparing you to work with real clients effectively.
  • Benefit from comprehensive feedback:

    Receive personalized insights from experienced trainers to refine your approach. Our trainers will provide constructive feedback on your use of microskills, helping you identify areas of strength and opportunities for growth. This ongoing feedback loop is essential for developing your therapeutic competence.

  • Unleash your potential through practical learning:   Our program goes beyond theory, focusing on hands-on experience to solidify your understanding. Through role-playing exercises, case studies, and group discussions, you’ll actively engage in the learning process, not just passively absorb information as a result ensuring that you not only understand the concepts but also know how to apply them effectively in real-world scenarios.
  • Build the confidence to navigate client sessions:Feel prepared to effectively guide clients, Help them explore and navigate their stories. Master core communication skills and gain experience through mock practice. Develop the confidence to navigate the complexities of client sessions.  Get equipped to actively listen to your clients’ experiences, validate their emotions, and guide them towards positive change
  • Give Back to the community: 

    After the training is completed,  a community project is assigned to each participant.  It is an opportunity to give back to the society and make a difference in someone’s life.

                              Hear what our previous participants have to say here.

Invest in your future as a therapist. Enrol in Mindscape’s Basic Counseling Skills Training today!

Highlights of the program

  • Training for basic listening sequence of counselling
  • Practical exposure of conducting listening sessions
  • Experience of learning in a private therapy setting
  • Introduction to major psychotherapeutic techniques of CBT & SFBT
  • Understanding & in-depth analysis of cases
  • Conduct Listening sessions under supervision.
  • Mock sessions and role plays
  • Networking and growth opportunities
  • Undertake individual project work
Program Structure

The program is divided into two parts.

The first half comprises of Lectures, mock sessions, role plays, triads, active feedback by mentors.

n the second half, the facilitator assigns participants into groups. They pick a passion project for a community of their interest.  Participants along with their Mindscape Mentors work on these community projects and deliver the same within the training period.

In order to fulfill the training program requirements, participants must also complete one listening session.

Tentative Schedule

Each batch meets twice/ thrice a week for 2 hours for training.

Post the training, the schedule is flexible and based on the availability of the partner NGOs. However the participants need to complete the projects within the designated time frame of 14 days. The program assigns mentors to each group for supervision.

Group/ Individual Registration

Group of 3, group of 4, Individual

Hour Wise Program

BCST (72 hours), BCST (90 hours), BCST(60Hrs), BCST+ ACST(120Hrs), BCST+ ACST+ Internship(240Hrs)

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