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Program Overview

Advance Diploma in Counseling Psychology

This is a 6-month Advanced Diploma in Counselling Psychology (ADICP) will be thought through Global Academy of Psychological Science, an initiative by Peacful Mind Foundation. The program will be covering a range of theoretical, analytical, conceptual and functional skills in counselling. It trains students to apply appropriate counselling skills in different situations while understanding their underlying theories.

This course aims to familiarize students with a basic understanding of what counselling psychology is and knowledge of the evolution of counselling psychology, it will empower students with the different counselling skills, familiarize them with counselling theories, approaches and areas of counselling. Likewise, one of the aims is to facilitate students with theoretical knowledge on the importance of ethics, and Basic English Grammar. This course will also provide student with basic understanding and skills on how to conduct a research.

 

Program Features

  • Integrate the 3 areas salient to counsellor training programmes:
    • Personal growth
    • Theoretical and research-based knowledge in counselling psychology
    • Skills in counselling
  • Students are taught a range of counselling skills that can be applied across work settings and client groups
  • Focus on developing counsellor awareness including:
    • How the student’s interpersonal style affects the counselling process
    • Students will be taught to reflect and learn from their training experiences

Program Length

This certificate can be completed in as little as 6 Months.

Course Format

The programme will be delivered through lectures, group discussions, practical demonstrations, video presentations, practical and experiential exercises, case studies, and role-plays. Students will be assessed through written assignments, projects, oral presentations, and videotaped counselling project/examination and online formatting

Required Courses

  • Introduction to Counseling Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology and Other Specialties
  • Basic Concepts in Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Emergence of Counseling as a Profession
  • Understand the common psychological problems in youth, adults and presenting problems of geriatrics
  • Understand the importance of mastering counselling skills

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the certificate, students will:

  • Provide knowledge about major approaches to counselling and psychotherapy.
  • Provide training in counselling skills and practice
  • Introduce the ethical and professional issues faced by counsellors in human service industries.
  • Introduce knowledge and skills in working with different client groups and specific client issues.

Recommended Books and Resources

The recommended books for this program can be purchased directly by the student or through our school merchandise

Tuition for Certificate Programs​

Tuition for certificate programs is $560. Tuition for the Diploma programs is $900 and Tuition for Adv. Diploma programs is $1350. A one-time, non-refundable, application fee of $50 – and a Technology fee of $100 – are also required.​

After paying the application fee of $50, students pay a deposit half payment upon acceptance or conditional acceptance to the program. Students then make monthly equal payments of the balance, which includes the technology fee of $100

Faculty

The faculty at the Jacobs-Abbey Global Institute for Leadership Studies will exceed your highest expectations. Our accomplished teachers and scholars engage in research and scholarly work that is characteristic of the learning environment both online and at cohort sessions. Our faculty is comprised of leading professors, diplomats, psychologists, educators, authors, coaches, practitioners, and theorists from across the globe. 

Majority of faculty members hold doctoral degrees and stay well-informed through research and scholarship that advance their field and enhance the value of your training.​

Core Faculty

 

How to Apply

  • Complete the online admissions application, including:
    • Essay questions, admissions and program-specific
    • Resume/curriculum vitae (CV)
    • Non-refundable $50 application fee
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities where you earned a degree or certificate.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required, from people who are in a position to evaluate your professional or academic work. The person making the recommendation may not be related to you.
  • Interview with a faculty member of the department to which you seek entry if selected. This admission. We consider all of your application materials, and evaluate your academic potential in a variety of ways.