LGBT+ Awareness. Accredited Course for Counsellors & Psychotherapists

Saturday, May 13, 2023 - Saturday, May 20, 2023 The Intercom Trust Unit 5 Wrentham, Business Centre Prospect Park, Exeter

 A three day CPD Accredited Certificate Course for Counsellors, Psychotherapists and other Wellbeing Professionals. (May 13th ,14th & 20th)


Intercom Trust offers a safe and non-judgemental environment in which to learn about and reflect on the experiences of those with diverse sexual orientation or gender identity.

The overall course aim is to increase practitioner confidence and cultural knowledge when working with LGBT+ clients or their families, and to help professionals understand the hidden barriers for such clients when accessing their services.

Module 1: LGB Awareness.

Module 2: Gender Diversity Awareness

Module 3: Key presenting issues and reflections for practice

The course has been designed as an 'entry level' awareness course for those with little knowledge or experience of LGBT+ people or the issues they may present, or as a 'Refresher' course or those with more knowledge / experience.

It has been written by Intercom Trust professionals (including counselling psychotherapists and clinical supervisors), and draws upon the in-depth knowledge, statistics and experience the organsiation has garnered from their work across the rural Southwest over the past 24 years.

Practical info:

  • The course is delivered over three (in person) day sessions. 10--5pm, to a small group of up to 10 attendees in EXETER
  • The course is delivered with a mixture of powerpoint, small and larger group exercises, and discussions.
  • There are lunch, morning and afternoon breaks,and all resources/handouts will be emailed after each module.
  • CPD certificate is issued by email after completion of all three modules

Accessiblity & transport /parking:

  • The Exeter venue is on ground floor with ramp. (please contact for further accesibiblty needs)
  • Enablers /support assistants can attend at no cost ( please email organiser to arrange)
  • For any other access needs, please contact the organisers
  • Parking :somew spaces on site, street parking nearby or short walk to town car parks
  • Transport: 15 minutes walk from a main train station ( exeter St Jmes's Parka and on bus routes

This course is CPD accredited by The CPD Certification Service