Head office: 01245 269335; Chelmsford: 01245 359353/07958 076001; Basildon: 01268 822800/07717 126407 info@renew-us.org

Anglia Ruskin University


DipHE Counselling
(Child and Young Person)


This part-time day course is delivered over four years. Attendance is for 1 day per week for two years during term time.  Years 3 and 4 are 1 day plus clinical placements.

We encourage both male and female applicants and those from ethnic backgrounds along with mature students or those from non-traditional educational backgrounds with relevant experience and skills who may be able to apply via an accredited prior education & learning process.

renewThis exciting, newly developed course delivers an up-to-date, specialist clinical training to enable you to work as a professional counsellor with children, young people and young adults in a variety of settings.

This training develops reflective practitioners who can work effectively and ethically with a range of ages. The course has been developed alongside the emerging BACP Competences for counselling young people, giving our students enhanced employability

We use a range of teaching methods, enabling you to develop understanding in areas including child development, psychopathology, creative techniques, art materials, and play.

Working from a person-centred model there is a strong focus on developing self-awareness, alongside practical skills. You will engage in experiential groups to develop your understanding and integrate theory with practice.


From Year 3, you will undertake a placement of 150 clinical hours.

At the end of year 4 you will be eligible to apply for entry to the BA(Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy Top-up Award…to find out more about this…

To learn more about the DipHE Counselling (Children and Young Person) course…

click here

or contact

Joan BradshawCourse Administration Co-ordinator

tel: 01245 264348
email: joan@renew-us.org

Opening Times

Sycamore Centre
  • Monday 12.00noon – 8.00pm
  • Tuesday 10.30am – 8.00pm
  • Wednesday 9.00am – 12.00noon
    4.00pm – 8.00pm
  • Thursday 9.00am – 8.00pm
  • Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm
Bridge Centre
  • Monday 10.00am – 9.15pm
  • Tuesday 10.00am – 9.15pm
  • Wednesday 10.00am – 6.00pm
  • Thursday 11.00am – 8.00pm
  • Friday 9.30am – 2.00pm
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Renew’s therapeutic services are accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and we adhere to their ethical framework for the Counselling Professions 2018 . Renew Counselling is a registered charity No 1084940 and a Company limited by guarantee, registered in England. Registered office: Sadlers House, 2 Legg Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1AH Company No. 4099810 TM The name, logotype and four squares graphic device are registered Trademarks (Reg No: 3015144) of Renew Counselling