Welcome to the Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy at GCA. The Diploma aims to provide a solid foundation in the integrative approach to counselling practice. The course recognises the unique strengths and qualities of the therapeutic relationship and is based on a humanistic client led philosophy, in line with Glasgow Council on Alcohol’s ethos.
The course is theoretically informed by Humanistic, Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioural theories. There is an emphasis on the therapeutic relationship, self-awareness empowerment of clients’ and awareness of social and cultural contexts as being at the core of therapeutic change. The course is credit rated at SCQF level 10.