1. Advanced Programme Pastoral Narrative Therapy, accredited by the University of Pretoria
  2. A short course ‘Leaning into Narrative Therapy‘ derived from the longer/ advanced programme.
  3. Continued Professional Development programmes (also open to the public subject to Ts&Cs. Among others it include working with children, the organisational context, medical and psychological discourses, working with stories and more.
  4. Professional supervision programme accredited by the University of Pretoria
  5. Programmes offered through our network of affiliates, and other learning campuses across the country

Schedule of remaining official programmes for the year

Unofficial programmes and workshops that are presented from time to time by our affiliate counsellors and lecturers in their personal capacity are not listed, please inquire. The following are official short courses and have been rescheduled for the remaining part of the year.


Course South Cape (George) Pretoria
Faith in Counselling Rescheduled 2020 1, 2 November
Medical and Psychological discourses (Exploring…) Rescheduled 2020 22, 23 November
Working with children (up to preadolescence) Rescheduled 2020

Not applicable for 2019


Pastoral Family Therapy Rescheduled 2020 13, 14 November
Working with Adolescence and Young adulthood Rescheduled 2020 8, 9 November
Advanced Programme in Pastoral Narrative Therapy Nationally from last week in January 2020-2021 Nationally from last week in January 2020-2021
Practitioner supervision programme Early 2020 Early 2020
Minimum and maximum numbers apply otherwise restricted to Coram Deo existing learners | Coram Deo reserves the right to allow/disallow online attendance

Courses | Training

Accredited by the University of Pretoria, we offer specialised training in a narrative approach that is generally described as pastoral but non-doctrinal in nature. A narrative approach also has application in coaching, mentoring, facilitation, mediation and organisational development.

We’ve offered pastoral and narrative therapy training for the past two decades.

Most programmes are accredited by the University of Pretoria.
Pastoral Narrative Therapy
Continued professional development
Practitioner superivsion
Seminars and workshops



Campuses | Learning sites

Pretoria (Main Campus)
Constantia Kruin (West Rand)
Kempton Park (East Rand)
Durbanville (Cape)
George (Western Cape)
Mossel Bay (Western Cape)
Lydenburg (Mpumalanga)

Global online (Blended Learning)

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Head office (Pretoria)


Welcome to an embracing fellowship that offers hope.

Situated in Waterkloof Glen, Pretoria, South Africa, Coram Deo offers training in pastoral narrative therapy and professional counselling services made cost effective by the generosity of our donors and partner therapists and other professionals.


Coram Deo Pastoral Centre (NPC)
Registration no. 2003/007191/08