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DipHE Counselling (Child and Young Person)

How to apply


Become a professional counsellor who specialises in working with children and young adults. Studying at Renew Counselling in Chelmsford, you’ll get modern, specialist clinical training in an exciting and authentic environment.

Our course will help you develop into a competent, reflective counsellor who can work effectively and ethically with children and young people.

Through your studies, you’ll develop understanding in areas including child development, psychopathology, creative techniques, art materials and play.

Course options

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Fees and Paying for University


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Support and facilities

Study a counselling course and benefit from being:

  • based at Renew Counselling in the centre of Chelmsford
  • supported by a high-quality counselling and therapy service.


Our course opens up exciting possibilities for you to work in mental health and its associated fields. You might work as a qualified counsellor, therapist, mental health worker or Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) professional. You could also explore social work, pastoral care or education.

Apply now for DipHE Counselling (Child and Young Person)

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Renew Counselling

Renew Counselling and Training is based in the centre of Chelmsford, and offers therapy services across Essex and East London.