Professional Diploma in Counselling Psychology

Professional Diploma in Counselling Psychology
@ CIRP - Colombo Institute of Research & Psychology

Professional Diploma in Counseling Psychology is a postgraduate level (UK Level 7) program designed to train individuals to become practitioners of psycho-therapeutic counseling. This is ideal for ones who have already completed a Bachelor’s or Higher Diploma level education in psychology, therefore have gathered core psychology knowledge and now are planning to gain a professional qualification is counseling with a supervised training.

During the program students will be introduced to key theoretical frameworks of different psychotherapeutic approaches providing them an opportunity to gain knowledge required to understand multiple causes, risk factors, assessment methods and intervention planning for low intensity psychological conditions. Supervised training will provide them with skills, technical knowledge and confidence needed to become an independent practitioner.

Upon successful completion students will be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills required to understand the causes and risk factors of low intensity psychological conditions
- Use psychotherapeutic techniques effectively to plan and carry out interventions for life issues, behavioral problems and psychological conditions
- Work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams in adherence to ethical and professional standards
- Support others while understanding the strengths and limitations of ones skills and without harming their own well-being


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