Counselling Placements

COGWHEEL in CAMBRIDGE is now recruiting for volunteer counsellors.

  • We can offer a depth and range of counselling experience
  • Group supervision by qualified supervisors (with specialist children’s work supervisors in the case of play therapists/CYP counsellors)
  • Professional Liability insurance
  • Training
  • Working within a team
  • The support of the organisation
  • Annual appraisal

Essential requirements

  • As a trainee you must be in either your second or final year of at least a Level 4 recognised counselling/psychotherapy/play therapy course
  • Have experience of giving at least 30 hours of face-to-face external therapy
  • Substantial experience of your own personal therapy
  • Able to commit to 18 months


  • Already qualified and looking to build up your hours for accreditation
  • Able to commit to at least 15 months
  • Willing to take on at least three clients
  • Substantial experience of your own personal therapy

Placement applicants must be able to commit to regular clinical supervision.

Please note: evidence of relevant and substantial specialist training and experience is required for therapists seeking a children’s work placement.

Please contact for further details or call 01223 464 385.