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Advanced Diploma in Counseling Psychology

Counseling Psychology is a specialty within professional psychology that maintains a focus on facilitating personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span. The specialty pays particular attention to emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related, developmental, and organizational concerns. The course emphasizes  on some unifying themes among counseling psychologists include a focus on assets and strengths, person–environment interactions, educational and career development, brief interactions, and a focus on intact personalities.

Following modules will be completed during the course.

Counseling Psychology and its Theoretical Foundation

  • History & development of counseling science
  • Overview of Psychotherapy & counseling

Guidance and Counseling Strategies.

  • Ethical Guide lines in Counseling
  • Personality qualities of a good counselor/ Introduction of Psychoanalytic approach
  • Cognitive Behavior Approach/Therapy (CBT)
  • Behavioristic Approach
  • Behavioristic Approach Behavioral approach with Systematic Desensitization (SD)

Guidance and Counseling Skills

  • Theories and techniques of Group Counseling
  • Theories and techniques of Vocational Counseling
  • Theories and techniques of Educational Counseling

Planning Treatment and Counseling Skill Training

  • Empathy
  • Listening Skills
  • Social and Communication Skills
  • Boundary Setting
  • Critical Thinking
  • Basic Counselling Skills for Addiction Professionals
  • Psycho-education for Clients and Families

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