Vital Connexions

Training in Integrative Counselling – A Christian Perspective. In Ireland, Scotland and around the globe.

Develop your skills with training in Counselling, Couples Coaching and Counsellor Supervision.

Choose courses to fit with life and work

Our counselling training courses include:

  • Short foundation course – A Certificate in Integrative Counselling 4 days – next courses begin in August 2024 leading to the next Diploma.
  • Diploma in Counsellor Supervision (externally validated by the IACP) 100 hours, Belfast, Dublin and Edinburgh groups
  • Couples/Relationship Coaching – Certificate in Couple Counselling (32 hours CPD) in 4 modules – buy online and study in your own time.
  • Continuing Professional Development Courses
    – “Soaring In Your Strengths” (4 modules) 12 hours CPD and part of the preparation for the next Diploma in Counselling -a Christian Perspective.
    – “Working On Line With Clients” (6 hours CPD)
  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling – a Christian Perspective – starts its 2 year cycle again in September 2025 in Edinburgh and Belfast
  • Contact info@vitalpathwaystraining.com for Scotland and info@connexionstraining.com for Belfast

Our global vision

We have a heart to help churches and NGO’s in Asia, Malaysia, China, South Africa and Eastern Europe. We provide excellent training for Counsellors, Ministers, lay people and Supervisors to empower them to be the best they can be for those they work with.
As many of our CPD courses are now available on line we are able to offer these courses remotely.

Supervision Training

Diploma in Counsellor Supervision
August 2024 – August 2025 Blended Learning (Dublin and online)

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This course is extremely popular and is for experienced Counsellors who wish to become Supervisors. The course will be facilitated in a blended model, live in Dublin, Belfast and Edinburgh , for the first 4 days and then a blend of face to face and online inputs. Students will learn the Cyclical Model and the Process Model of Supervision as well as Group Supervision, Creative techniques in Supervision and Practice Issues. The course is externally validated by the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. The Tutors are Vicky McEvoy, and Andrea Wigglesworth.

More Information please contact: vitalconnexions10@gmail.com for Ireland north and south and andreawig@aol.com for Scotland

Couples/Relationship Coaching

Online course in your own time £150 per module

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This course is on line in your own time and suitable for anyone who is interested in the inter personal dynamics of:

  • LOVE RELATIONSHIPS (Couples welcome!)
    (Business Leaders, Pastors and team leaders)
  • PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLORS – can study in your own time to receive a Certificate in Couple Counselling when you submit assignments. We will send you a Handbook on request.

Modules 1 – 4 now available

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Certificate in Integrative Counselling – A Christian Perspective

Cost £150, Available online NOW to do in your own time. Register now.
This Certificate Course is for those who wish to do some skills training in their own time without a facilitator. Please note that if you wish to continue to the Diploma in 2023, we are asking you to do the face to face option so that you get to work with a group and practice skills with a tutor present.

Soaring in your strengths – Available online now

Cost £100, Available now. This course is designed for those who want to enhance their skills as a strength focused practitioner. The theoretical base of the course draws on second wave positive psychology, strength based interventions and what the Bible says about renewing our strength. Start when you like, finish when complete.

Working with Clients Online

Cost £55, Available now Many of us have been launched into this way of working during COVID19, when face-to-face therapy has neither been possible nor safe. Many clients are enjoying this new way of experiencing therapy and the way forward may be to offer a blend of face to face work with clients and also have on line practice with others who prefer it.

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