Counselling courses and training

Here at The Spark we have the relationship-based learning & development counselling courses and training for beginner, intermediate and advanced practitioners and professionals. Whether you are an employer keen to help your teams understand each other better, looking to take your first step towards a new career as a counsellor or an experienced therapist seeking professional development opportunities, The Spark is a leading provider of training from certificate to diploma and M.Sc. levels and an approved SQA Training Centre.


The Spark is changing the way it delivers its counselling and support services in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Please read our latest update on how to access our services during this difficult time.

We develop and deliver modular training packages across Scotland from Advanced Diplomas and Counsellor Continuous Professional Development (CPD) modules, to innovative and experiential training packages for the workplace. In addition, we attract highly experienced trainers  to develop counsellors’ and supervisors’ professional effectiveness.

The courses we offer are: