Diploma in Counselling

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
In Mumbai

Price on request

Important information

Typology Diploma
Location Mumbai
  • Diploma
  • Mumbai

By the end of the Course the students will be able to: 1. Appreciate the Purpose, Nature, Scope, Theories and Process of counselling as a 'helping' profession. 2. Understand human needs from the lifespan perspective; identify psychopathology and assess various concerns that clients bring into the counselling process.


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
TISS, P.O. Box 8313, Deonar, 400088, Maharashtra, India
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Starts On request
TISS, P.O. Box 8313, Deonar, 400088, Maharashtra, India
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· Requirements

A Bachelor's Degree, in any discipline, of a minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of study or any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15 years formal education) from a recognised University. Preference will be given to those with work experience in clinical, social and developmental settings.

Course programme

Objectives of the Diploma:
-To develop a greater awareness of "self" as a tool for change in the counselling process.
-To build personal qualities for growth and professional development as necessary requisites for effective counselling.
-To systematically understand the purpose, scope, types, theories and approaches to counselling with a focus on their relevance to practice.
-To develop competencies to plan and engage in relevant interventions for effective counselling.

List of Courses and Distribution of Credits:
Basic Course 1 - Introduction to Counselling (2 Credits)
Basic Course 2 - Personal and Interpersonal Development of the Counsellor (PIDC) (2 Credits)
Basic Course 3 - Human Growth and Development across the Lifespan (2 Credits)
Basic Course 4 - Concepts in Psychology (2 Credits)
Basic Course 5 - Counselling Theories (2 Credits)
Basic Course 6 - Counselling Process (2 Credits)
Basic Course 7 - Theoretical Approaches to Counselling and Techniques (4 Credits)
Basic Course 8 - Understanding Psychological Problems (2 Credits)

Theory Courses total credits - 18 Credits

Field Practicum - 12 Credits

Total - 30 Credits

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