Many people grow up knowing they want to do some sort of counselling. Typically, those who are drawn to this career have a natural skill set that allows them to be successful. Stenberg’s Counselling Therapist Diploma program can help you fine-tune these innate skills so you will be able to create the optimal environment for growth for your clients.
This program will help you help others overcome challenges, achieve goals and better their lives. You will learn about self-care, ethical decision making, strengthen relationships, how to approach and resolve real-life situations and other applicable soft skills. This program will prepare you for a rewarding career in counselling and furthering your own personal development.
Through role plays and simulation weeks in-class, and integrated consolidated practicum, you will learn to support individuals, couples and families from a variety of different backgrounds and circumstances. You will be able to employ a variety of different tactics for your clients and empower them to face any challenges they may meet. After successfully completing the program, you will enter the workforce with an open mind, an open heart and the ability to change lives.
You will have access to free clinical supervision and use of our counselling clinic for two years following your graduation while you work toward registration with ACCT and/or CPCA. This FREE Supervision Service will save you approximately $5,000 in supervision fees after you graduate from our Counselling Therapist Diploma program.
This program is for you, if you:
Applicants for the Counselling Therapist Diploma program must complete the following:
Prior to Program Admission, Program Advisors will outline practice education requirements for the program which include the following:
1 (English 12 with a grade C or higher or Communications 12 with a grade B or higher. Entrance requirement can be met through alternate acceptable English assessments such as the English 12 Challenge Exam or Communications 12 Challenge Exam with a score of 70% or higher. Also, alternate English equivalency assessment tests (TOEFL, IELTS, CLBPT, CAEL, CELPIP, LPI and ELET) are acceptable – contact us for full details)
You could be eligible for Employment Insurance funding for the Counselling Therapist Diploma program, government student loans and non-repayable grants. Stenberg’s Financial Aid Officer would be happy to provide further assistance.