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Counselling and Psychotherapy

Listen, empathise and provide support that shapes lives. We’ve designed our BA for students who already know they want to qualify as a therapist. And our BSc opens up wider opportunities by diving into the political and social context of counselling.

We’ll help you explore theories, policies and practice, and you’ll also spend time testing your abilities. On our BA you’ll have the chance to offer therapy sessions to real clients. Whatever your ambition, you’ll be ready to make a difference in a variety of settings, from hospices to charities, prisons to private healthcare. We’re 1st in the North West for learning community (National Student Survey 2022 – Counselling, psychotherapy and occupational therapy).

On both our courses, we financially support individual therapy.

We're 1st in the North West for learning community (National Student Survey 2022 - Counselling, psychotherapy and occupational therapy).

Our graduates stand out to employers. Whatever your ambition, you’ll be ready to work across a variety of settings.

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Discover Counselling and Psychotherapy at Edge Hill University

Our teaching team is made up of psychotherapists with extensive experience in their field. We’ll help you explore the theories and philosophies that shape practice, then you’ll spend time applying your learning. And on our BA, you’ll offer therapy sessions to real clients.
Christina Searson

There’s a real focus on personal development on the degree – you get to learn a lot about yourself. I think it’s amazing that your growth as a person is an integral part of the course.

Christina Searson

BSc (Hons) Critical Approaches to Counselling & Psychotherapy

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"Every tutor has been amazing and have all embodied the person-centred approach and the other qualities that we need to have as counsellors."

Lynne Hutton

BA (Hons) Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Facilities

The Faculty of Health and Social Care is one of the leading providers of education and training for health and social care professionals in the North West of England.

The innovative £14m Faculty of Health and Social Care building provides outstanding teaching and learning resources. These include leading edge clinical skills facilities, ten teaching rooms, an 860-seat lecture theatre and a number of social learning spaces.

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