In this module you will learn theoretical approaches in the practice of counselling and psychotherapy.
Discover the key assumptions of various theories and basic methods of clinical assessments.
Learn the stages of therapy, role of therapeutic relationship and the goals and strategies to effect change.
Degree Level and Specializations
Reach Out program offers an Advanced Level in Counseling and Psychotherapy – equivalent to a master’s degree – and hosts the following specializations:
1.General Adult Counseling
2. School, Children & Adolescence Counseling
3. Couples & Family Counseling
About our Program
The academic program is solely for the theoretical and clinical requirements needed for
different types of professionals to work in the field of mental health. The career they choose
is a matter of licensing and/or accreditation based on the nature of the job, the laws in
place that are governing that specific job as well as the licensure body they will seek the
About the BACP
BACP is the leading professional association for members of the counseling professions in
the United Kingdom with more than 50,000 members. They work to promote the role and
relevance of the counseling professions in improving psychological wellbeing and mental
health and to develop safe, ethical, and competent practice. The BACP is an accreditation
body working on enhancing the quality of the counseling and psychotherapy in the UK
and internationally; they have a register database with the list of service providers “organizations and individuals” providing counseling and psychotherapy services who meet specific standards professionally. They declare that by adhering to those standards the entity
of the person is fit to practice this profession.
BACP accreditation schemes aim to recognize the achievement of high standards of
knowledge, experience and development in counselling and psychotherapy. They help clients, employers, practitioners, and students to make an informed decision when choosing
a therapist, service, or training course. To apply, you must be able to demonstrate that you
meet the required standards and complete a rigorous application and assessment process. All our accreditation schemes require current and ongoing membership of BACP.
Diploma level of Counseling & Psychotherapy
The Diploma Level requires the fulfillment of the below number of hours in the duration
of two academic years
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Advanced Diploma of Counseling & Psychotherapy
The advanced completion requires the fulfillment of the below number of hours in a duration of four academic years, with a general final exam post the completion of modules.
Dates of the general exam are to be announced to graduating students ahead of time by
Reach Out’s Student Advisor.
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Lara Sarhan, a skilled psychotherapist with an MSc in Psychotherapy from Middlesex University, UK, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Literature from AUC, specializes in helping individuals with various mental health concerns. With over two years of private clinic experience and more than 250 accredited clinical hours, Lara is proficient in addressing issues like personality disorders, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, mid-life crises, and grief. She employs a blend of existential psychotherapy and CBT techniques. Lara’s training at ElDemerdash Psychiatric Hospital and Medicines Du Mond NGO, working with stigmatized populations, adds depth to her expertise. Her compassionate approach makes her a trusted professional in psychotherapy.