A career in counselling offers you the chance to make a real difference in peoples lives. Counsellors help identify and define an issue or problem through therapies such as cognitive behaviour therapy, interpersonal therapy and other talking therapies.
A counsellor may help a person with various issues, ranging from their career, study or employment prospects to assessing someones needs in relation to treatment for drug and alcohol abuse.
Counsellors also work with both individuals and family groups and help assist the understanding and adjustment of attitudes, expectations and behavior to help with interpersonal and marital relatioships.
Potential career opportunities for people who study counselling are:
- Careers Counsellor
- Rehabilitation Counsellor
- Drug and Alcohol Counsellor
- Family and Marriage Counsellor
- Student Counsellor