Offers a variety of certificated training courses and workshops for therapists and supervisors to work online. The training provisions offer delegates the option of participating online, in either lone study (supported by the course tutor) which can be arranged at any point within a calendar year, or a second option of participating in an experiential online group course, which takes place a frequent intervals during a calendar year.
Online Training for Counsellors Ltd (OLT) offer training to Diploma level for counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists who plan to work online.
Their General Certificate in Online Counselling Skills (10 weeks) and Diploma in Online Therapeutic Counselling (24 weeks) and Diploma in Online Therapeutic Supervision (24 weeks) are externally validated by CPCAB
We offer a wide range of courses training you to work therapeutically online, suiting you and your organisation's needs. These include a General Certificate in Online Counselling course (60 hours) - ideal for working in organisations, a Diploma (and a Modular Diploma) in Online Counselling and Psychotherapy (around 300 hours) - ideal for service managers and those in private practice, a Diploma in Digital Supervision, as well as courses on the use of ProReal Virtual Reality, CBT Online, Working with Children and Young People and a whole range of short CPD courses.The Modular Diploma in Online Counselling and Psychotherapy which takes into account prior learning and experience.
The Online Therapy Institute offers a 30 hour BACP Endorsed Specialist Certificate in Online Therapy (email, chat, audio, video and blended technologies), and a 30 hour Foundation Course in CyberCulture. Taken together for a full 60 hour training grants the student a Certified Cyber Facilitator credential. All training is held completely online, is self-paced to fit around other work and life commitments,
ACTO recommends that all its members should have specific training before working online professionally. We list training online training providers below which offer this training but we do not endorse any individual course. In addition some university counsellor training courses include modules which introduce working online. However, in line with BACP, ACTO does not believe that online work is suitable for the newly trained psychological therapist and have listed training courses which are only open to trained and experienced therapists.