A career in counselling offers endless opportunities

Learning Curve article about new Counselling Therapist Diploma Program on Metro News. Published on July 3, 2017.

If you want to make a positive difference in people’s lives and in your own, consider Stenberg College’s Counselling Therapist Diploma Program. It will provide you with the stepping stones to help others overcome challenges, achieve their goals, and better their lives.

You will learn to approach and resolve real-life situations, proper self-care, ethical decision making, strengthen relationships, and other applicable soft skills.

With your diploma you can find employment in private practice, human resource departments, employee and family assistance programs, wellness clinics, treatment centres, government and not-for-profit organizations. With additional education, you will be able to teach counselling-related courses, contribute content for media, present at workshops, and even expand your clientele globally with a certification in cyber-counselling. The opportunities are endless.

“Stenberg College has gone to great lengths to create a program that can prepare you for the career of a professional counsellor. They are teaching all aspects of counselling which will help you to be successful,” says Gail Goncalves, registered professional counsellor, Fresh Beginnings Counselling. “I appreciate the experience and practice they will provide before you go out and start your career. As a college, they are always there to support you, even after you finish the program.

Your journey to a professional designation in counselling starts with Stenberg College’s Counselling Therapist Diploma Program. Graduates will be eligible to apply for registration with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists in Canada and the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA). In addition to preparing students for the CPCA Qualifying Examination, Stenberg provides free CPCA supervision services for up to 24 months after graduation.

“It is my professional opinion that Stenberg College’s Counselling Therapist Diploma Program not only meets — but exceeds — the unique needs of individuals searching for a counselling program. It provides a friendly and accessible campus, qualified and passionate instructors, and specialized courses that welcome and celebrate cultural diversity. Its focused curriculum trains students to earn the ‘gold seal’ of client care,” says Dr. Faizal Sahukhan, couples counsellor, and clinical counselling supervisor

Whether you’re looking to embark on a new professional career or seeking personal growth, your counselling diploma will set you up for success. Visit stenbergcollege.com to learn more.

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