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2017 Open Days - Learn more about our Counselling & Psychotherapy courses

Meet Lecturers, Graduates and Admissions Staff and find out if we have the right courses for you.


Come along to an Open Day in Belfast City Centre and you could win a place on the Certificate course 2017.


Counselling & Psychotherapy Open Days 2017


If you are considering a career in counselling, or want an amazing personal development course to enrich your own life and understanding of others, we have the right course for you.


Register your interest in the Open Days online now, come along to meet staff and graduates in person and ask about all aspects of our courses and you will be entered into a draw to win a free place on the spring Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy, starting in February 2017.


Course Details

Are you interested in pursuing a career as a counsellor / psychotherapist? Have you always wondered if counselling is the profession for you and been keen to learn more about the process, the theories and skills of therapy? Or are you interested in personal development and keen to learn more about yourself; to understand how you have become the person you are through your life's experiences?

Come along to our Open Day in February and find out more about our foundation Certificate and BSc honours degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy.  The Open Days will be held in each of our course venues, and you can meet Lecturers, staff and graduates to answer all your questions about these and other courses.  You can get a first-hand insight into the learning environment we provide and the support we give to students.


Register your interest in attending the Open Days now and indicate what time suits you best to meet the Team; everyone who comes along to the Open Days will be entered into a draw to win a place on the Certificate in Counseling & Psychotherapy, starting in February 2017.


Open Days Venues & Dates: 


  • Saturday 4th February 2017 11.00am - 6.00pm - PCI College Belfast, Inspire (NIAMH/Carecall) Central Office, Lombard House, 10-20 Lombard Street, Belfast, BT1 1 RD

Fee:  These Open Days are Free of Charge - Please Register your interest and let us know what time you plan to attend the Open Day.


The Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy (starting 25th February 2017) is a 100 hour introductory course in counselling & psychotherapy, which introduces you to the three main elements of Counselling & Psychotherapy - personal development, counselling skills and theories & approaches.  It meets the entry criteria for the BSc honours degree, or is a fulfilling and energising personal development course which can benefit anyone.


The BSc honours degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy (starting September 2017) is a four year, part-time course at Level 6, academically validated by Middlesex University and fully approved by the Irish Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (IACP) for professional accreditation.  The BSc also meets the criteria for accreditation with the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)


If you have already decided to start your personal or counselling journey this year, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible for the Spring Certificate. Places are limited in each venue and classes are already filling up for the February course.


If you want more information now, or have if you have questions about the Open Days or our courses, call us (ask for Lynn or Adam) at +353 1- 464 2268 or email info@pcicollege.co.uk and we'll get back to you shortly.

The Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy is made up of 4 modules
  • Personal Development
  • Overview of Theorists & Key Approaches
  • Counselling Skills
  • Introduction to the profession of counselling & psychotherapy


Topics explored in the course include self-esteem, values, building resilience, mindfulness, empathy, non-verbal communication, active listening and many others.

Participants can expect to:

  • Develop an understanding and appreciation of counselling as a distinct interpersonal form.
  • Learn and practice key frameworks for counselling and the skills required to implement them.
  • Reflect on personal growth and experience of life as a primary source of your understanding of counselling.
  • Become familiar with some of the main issues presented in counselling and an outline of how each is treated.
The next Certificate course begins on Saturday 25th February 2017 in all of our venues and takes place every second Saturday & Sunday (9.30am - 4.30pm). The course fee is £950.00 and two payment options are available.
Further details of the course content, timetable, venues, fees and booking form can be found here.

Register your interest now for the Open Days & pick your preferred time slot:



Everyone who attends the Open Days will be entered into a draw to win a free place on the Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy, starting February 2017



What our Students Say

"Having graduated and started practicing and meeting fellow counsellors, I have become more impressed with the breadth of the training that we received with PCI...Overall I had an excellent experience with PCI and would gladly recommend the college to anyone thinking of training in the area."
Tony Freegrove - Foundation and BSc (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy Graduate

What our Students Say

“My experience with PCI College has been a significantly positive journey to date.
Johanne Kenny - BSc (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy Student
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