Are you passionate about helping people? Do you have an empathic ear and patience to offer unconditional positive regard toward others? Maybe you have been volunteering as a counselor and now want to take a step toward building up a career in professional counseling and psychotherapy. This is your opportunity to learn the scientifically researched methods of psychotherapy. Various techniques with which you can guide clients, without simply being an active listener. Learn the therapeutic techniques – CBT, DBT, ACT, Existential Approach and other Behavior Therapies. Get involved in the healing process of your client. Counseling is one of the most rewarding endeavors that you might undertake in your life.


Course Fee and Terms

  • Rs.5,000 per month (Excluding cost of textbook. Please see the Registration Form for details. The Wellness Center could help you in obtaining a copy)
  • Duration: 1 year (200 hours)
  • Delivery: Online
  • Examination – Online

Intake – October 2021

  • Time: Monday 6 pm – 8 pm and Wednesday 6 pm – 8 pm
  • Registration closes on 30th September 2021

Intake – October 2021

  • Time: Tuesday and Thursday 9 am – 11 am
  • Registration closes on 30th September 2021

Award: A Certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of a written examination and completion of 100 hours of counseling experience. Please see the Registration form for more details.

Please do not make any payments until you have been accepted to the Course.

Course Content

Module 1 – 12 weeks
  • Introduction to Counseling and Psychotherapy – (Watch a mini-introductory lecture here)
  • Becoming a Counselor and Ethical Standards
  • Counseling skills
  • Basic Intervention Techniques
  • Advanced Intervention Techniques
Module 2 – 16 weeks
  • Research Methods for Behavioral Sciences – Part 1
  • Psychodynamic Approach – Themes and Issues
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Approach
  • Person-Centered Approach – Theory & Practice
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Existential Therapy
  • Constructivist, Narrative and Collaborative Approaches
  • Art-Making – A therapeutic practice
  • Therapy in Nature
  • Working with family systems
Module 3 – 4 weeks
  • Addiction Counseling
Module 4 – 16 Weeks
  • Pluralism and Feminist Therapy
  • Personality, Learning and Memory
  • Biological Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Research Methods for Behavioral Sciences – Part 2
Registration for this Course is closed for 2021/2022. Our next intake will be in October 2022. Registrations will open by the beginning of August 2022.