Professional Counsellor Diploma
Total Program Length:80 Weeks
Number of Semesters:6 Semesters
Next Intake:January, June or September

Unlock your potential in the field of counselling with our comprehensive Professional Counsellor Diploma program. Whether you’re embarking on a new career or advancing your skills, our program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical experience needed to excel in this rewarding profession.

We offer our programs through your choice of online, blended, or in person. The experience of online learning closely resembles that of a traditional classroom. You’ll engage in class discussions, conduct readings and research, complete assignments, and collaborate with fellow students, just as you would in a physical classroom setting.

Why Choose Our Professional Counsellor Program?

  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Gain expertise in diverse counselling approaches, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, person-centered therapy, and more. Our curriculum is crafted to provide you with a solid foundation in theory and practical techniques. 
  • Expert Faculty: Learn from experienced counsellors and educators who are dedicated to your success. Benefit from their insights and real-world experience in the field.
  • Hands-On-Training: With our experiential learning model put theory into practice through supervised practicum placements. Build confidence and competence in counselling under the guidance of seasoned professionals.
  • Flexible Learning Options: Balance your studies with your personal and professional commitments. Our flexible scheduling options allow you to pursue your diploma at a pace that suits your lifestyle.
  • Career Student Support: Students have access to affordable counselling services and a range of monthly events including skills practice labs and career information sessions. All diploma programs offer industry practicums to enhance skills and confidence. Professional Counsellor Diploma students receive free supervision for a year.

Our Comprehensive Counselling Training Courses Provide More Than Counsellor Training

Your credentials include professional counsellor, qualified life coach and holistic wellness counsellor. You will be able to carefully listen to clients, assess their situations and help them find successful solutions. You can differentiate yourself from other professional counsellors by offering extensive physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellness services.

Students also engage in professional and practical community and workplace-based projects. During this time, you build up your practical experience and establish your career networks. You receive free professional accreditation preparation and supervision as you prepare for membership in the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association.

Graduate Outcomes

After successfully finishing the program, our alumni consistently demonstrate a track record of success, transitioning into roles as counsellors. Many move on to further study or set up their own coaching or counselling businesses. Our graduates are eligible for memberships with both the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association and the International Coach Federation. 

Why Study with Rhodes Wellness College?

With nearly 30 years of specialized expertise in Counselling and Coaching, we lead in transformative life coaching and counselling training. Our unique experiential learning approach, combined with a nurturing and inclusive environment, empowers students to not only develop their skills but also uncover profound insights about themselves while gaining the tools to effectively assist others on their journeys. 

Start Your Journey Today

Take the first step towards a fulfilling career in counselling. Join our Professional Counsellor Diploma program and embark on a path of personal growth and professional success.

Contact us today to learn more about our program and admission process. Your future as a professional counsellor begins here.

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Rhodes Wellness College is regulated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

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