Advanced Counselling

This course is designed to provide the skilled counsellor with the knowledge and skills to work with clients using different types of therapy. Specifically, a minimum of two therapies will be presented and explored. Students will explore the use of these therapies working with individuals, couples and families in the area of:

  • Relationship problems
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Career problems and transitions
  • Past trauma, including post-traumatic stress
  • Compulsive behaviours
  • Marital problems
  • Family disturbances
  • Grief and loss
  • Financial problems
  • Other problem areas

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge and skills:

  1. Define advanced therapies as distinct therapeutic approaches
  2. Explain theoretical backgrounds
  3. Articulate key principles of practice
  4. Link theory to practice
  5. Explore client problem areas (assessment)
  6. Engage in depth analysis

Additional Information

Found in These Programs: Addiction Counsellor Diploma, Professional Counsellor Diploma

Course Type: Evening (PT)

Course Length: 12 weeks

Course Hours: 48

Prerequisites: COUN 100

Other Requirements: Enrollment in Professional Counsellor Diploma program or special permission from the admission department.