The demand for churches and organisations to raise up volunteer lay Christian Counsellors is on the rise world-wide.



THE WHOLENESS COURSE

The pre-requisite to the main Wholeness Training Course is the three week Wholeness Course, which provides the theology behind the Wholeness Model of counselling.  

This course runs in May and October.  Register here for the October 2017 Course starting 16 October.

The Wholeness Course is also available on DVD [R100] with accompanying manual [R50].


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WHOLENESS COUNSELLING TRAINING COURSE

FOR THOSE WANTING TO BECOME LAY VOLUNTEER COUNSELLORS

The main Wholeness Counselling Training Course then runs for ten weeks, 

covering the Wholeness Counselling Framework which is a Biblically-based model of counselling

aiding the journey of Wholeness and spiritual growth. 

This is a Christ-centred, Biblical model of short-term goal-orientated counselling, 

where the primary aim is to point people to a right relationship with God. 

This course also includes basic counselling skills training with practical applications,

tools and assessments.

Course fee is R1,000 fully-inclusive.

Register here for 2018.


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WHOLENESS COUNSELLING TRAINING INTENSIVE

FOR CHURCHES, TEAMS AND ORGANISATIONS

 

Grace Counselling offers a Wholeness Counselling Intensive 

that can be run over a weekend for their teams. 


Connect with us to find out more.


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THE WHOLENESS AND WHOLENESS COUNSELLING TRAINING COURSE CONTENT  


THE WHOLENESS COURSE


Session 1

• God’s Word

• The journey of self-awareness

• Our life lenses

• The God head and the role of the family

• God’s story

• Thirsts – creation vs Creator

• Practical application and life line


Session 2

• Process

• Our bodies

• Our emotions

• Our thoughts

• Our behaviour

• Practical application


Session 3

• A right relationship with God

• Repentance

• Our thoughts

• Our behaviour and emotions

• Practical application

• Identity scriptures


THE WHOLENESS COUNSELLING TRAINING COURSE


Session 1

• Intro

• Overview of Wholeness Counselling Framework

• Story

• Practical triplet work on story

• Homework – self assessment


Session 2

• Process – emotions, beliefs and behaviours

• Thirsts – biggest hurts

• Practical triplet work on biggest hurts

• Homework – case studies


Session 3

• Thirsts

• Process

• Story

• Practical triplet work – case studies

• Homework – Samaritan woman – John 4

• God story script – Genesis 1-3


Session 4

• Preparation of a counselling session

• Visitors, victims and victors

• Communication

• Self-awareness and feedback

• Practical triplet work on emotions

• Homework – 2000 word essay


Session 5

• Listening

• Attending and primary Empathy

• Practical triplet work on listening skills

• Homework – case studies


Session 6

• Handing silence

• Probing questions

• Summaries

• Advanced Empathy

• Practical – creative drawing


Session 7

• Confrontation

• Resistance and strong emotions

• Transference and counter-transference

• Projection

• Self-disclosure and immediacy

• Practical triplet work on immediacy

• Homework – study for exams


Session 8

• Practical – movie


Session 9

• Exam [1 hour]


Session 10

• Defense mechanisms

• Learning to hear God's voice

• Evaluation and endings

• Please hear what I am not saying [poem


WEEKEND PRACTICAL [NOT A GETAWAY BUT INCLUDES MEALS]

• Friday night – group session

• Saturday morning – practical assessments