Requirements of Professional Counselling Course typically include the completion of one year master’s degree in Counselling Psychology leading to 2 years M.Phil degree along with supervised clinical internship experience.
The three years professional course in Counselling involve intensive training in understanding and application of psychological principles and theories of human behavior with specific focus of Psychology involving assessment, treatment planning, methodology, and referral of Counselling patients or clients. Counselling is a profession that aims to help people evaluate and deal with personal, social, academic, and career problems to improve people's lives towards success and comfort. A degree in Counselling provides the training to cope with and understand problems of others on varying levels through psychotherapy. The trainees in Professional Counselling course are encouraged to develop strong interpersonal communication skills as well as analysis. The graduates in Counselling Psychology will dedicate their careers to helping patients make sense of their lives. Counsellors work in many different work environments and can specialize in many different areas. Specific duties will depend on the place of work and the population a Counsellor works with.