Stage 4 brings you the Advanced Diploma in Hypno-Psychotherapeutic Counselling, the post-nominals ADHPC(NC) and includes all the elements required for registration with UKCP as a hypno-psychotherapeutic counsellor.
Stage 4 is available to you once you have completed the Stage 3 weekends.
On Stage 4 you will be working with clients and in a close relationship with your clinical supervisor, for every six hours of therapy you carry out you will have one hour of supervision. You will study five compulsory online modules and attend some further classroom hours which you can choose yourself.
There is a requirement for personal therapy with a UKCP registered therapist (or equivalent).
Total Training Period
If you have undertaken Stage 3, it will have taken you six months, Stage 4 is the phase between the end of that six months and the three year point from the start of training (or longer if the other requirements are not complete).
UKCP accreditation requires you to attend a minimum of 50 hours additional live training during stage four. These can be chosen from our CPD offerings and can also include attendance at the annual NSTT conference.
There are also five compulsory additional study modules which are offered in online classrooms (no live attendance is required).
Stage 4 at a Glance:
- Clinical hours with clients
- Clinical supervision
- Online modules
- Additional classroom hours
- Personal therapy
- Three years from start of training
Mode of Study:
- Time with supervisor
- Classroom hours
- Online classrooms
- Written assignments
- Fitness to practice log
- Portfolio of total hours
- Supervisor’s report
- Viva voce to assess psychological maturity
- Your future. . .
Total UKCP Hours Broken Down
|Training Element||Classroom Hours||Self-Directed Learning Hours||Cost|
|Human Development and Sexuality Module||80 (online)||7||£205|
|Psychopathology Module||30 (online)||5||£115|
|Research Methods Module||8 (online)||2||£75|
|Equalities and Diversity Module||20 (online)||3||£100|
|Other Classroom Training Hours||50||5||variable|
|Personal Therapy Hours||105||0||variable|
The UKCP registration requirements appear in full in the policies section of The Oracle.