Students who satisfactorily complete the course will have achieved advanced knowledge and skills in the following areas of study:

  • Knowledge of the range of counselling theories and practice.
  • Understanding the importance of establishing the therapeutic relationship.
  • The capacity to relate in a way to facilitate change.
  • An awareness of the impact of the self on others and the development of relational intelligence, sensitivity, resilience and respect.
  • The capacity to be self-reflective and learn from experience.
  • Understand the impact of gender, sexual identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, class, religion, race and ethnicity on therapy.