Masithethe to host counselling workshop

Masithethe Counselling Services will hold a 10-day counselling workshop at their offices in East London from January 20 to 31.

Organisation director Jackie Orsmond said the skills gained by participants would assist them to serve their communities in a more professional manner.

“They will learn communication and listening skills, what the procedure is when reporting child and gender abuse and how to put someone on suicide watch and where to refer them, among other skills,” Orsmond said.

The course is open to psychology and social work students, as well as unemployed graduates. Applicants must be over 21 years of age.

Personal development skills include:

● Communication and listening skills

● Bereavement, loss and rejection

● Conflict and anger management

● Goal setting

Advanced counselling includes:

● Child abuse

● Ethics

● Practical counselling

● The effects of trauma on adults and children

Anyone interested must fill in an application form, which can be collected from the Masithethe offices at 3 St James Road in Southernwood.

The application process also involves an interview. A certificate will be issued for those with 100% attendance for the course. Contact 043-722-200, WhatsApp 084-0915410 or e-mail


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