Executive Diploma in Professional Counselling Psychology (EDPCP)

Executive Diploma in Professional Counseling program provides students with the stepping stones to help others overcome challenges, mental distress, work related issues, achieve goals and better lives. Students learn to approach and resolve real-life situations, proper self-care, ethical decision making, strengthen relationships and other applicable counselling skills. Upon graduation, you will be able to employ a variety of tactics for specific clients and empower your clients to face their problems and challenges. The accelerated curriculum provides practical knowledge and skill training, applicable to all types of counselling settings. Candidates are prepared for a wide range of career opportunities in private practice and mental health agencies.

Part Time
  • To train for a career as a mental health professional.
  • To attain a sound knowledge of counselling psychology theories and practices.
  • To apply counselling skills in helping relationships effectively at the workplace.
  • To enhance self–confidence and personal effectiveness of the students.
1 Year
Entry Qualifications
  • Those who have completed bachelor’s degree and employed
  • G.C.E A/L qualification with more than 3 years of executive working experience in the relevant field
  • G.C.E O/L qualification with more than 5 years of working experience in the relevant field
  • Those who have completed one year foundation course and employed in the relevant field
  • Those who have completed Certificate course and employed in the relevant field and employed in the relevant field
Programme Contents
  • Introduction to Counselling and Psychology
  • Counselling Process and Ethics
  • Counselling theories
  • Techniques in Counselling I
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Counselling Skills and practice I
  • Development Psychology
  • Employee Counselling
  • Counselling Skills and practice II
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Techniques in Counselling II
  • Research Report
Course Fee
1 Year (Part Time)140,000
Registration Fee -
LKR 4000
Library Fee -
LKR 1000

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