The Horsforth Centre

First Steps to Private Practice - 1 day workshop

Setting up your own private counselling practice is an exciting opportunity. This workshop will help you get you on the best possible footing before taking the plunge. The workshop is very practical and will help you develop a concrete action plan to use in setting up your practice - giving you the essential building blocks to ensure your practice is successful. 

The workshop covers two broad areas; Setting the Therapeutic Stage and Marketing Your Practice. Setting the Therapeutic Stage looks at what needs to be in place before seeing clients, together with tools you can use in client sessions. Marketing Your Practice covers how you get clients to you to make your practice work for you. 

Setting the Therapeutic Stage
  • What needs to be in place before you can begin seeing clients
  • The initial sessions
  • How to be safe
  • How to be successful
Marketing Your Practice
  • How do people find out about you?
  • What do you want to tell them?
  • How can you help the decision-making process?
This workshop is for counsellors and therapists who are considering setting up in private practice. It is a very practical session helping you to develop a concrete action plan for you to use in setting up your practice. 

The workshop costs £100 for the day. If you would like more information, please call us on 0113 2583399 or email                    

First Steps workshop


Course Summary


Saturday 27 April

10.00am - 5.00pm
(6 hrs CPD)