This course examines the most common tenets of counselling, focusing on: underlying theoretical assumptions, key concepts, view of personality, and therapeutic interventions and outcomes. Students participating in this course will explore the role of theory in counselling practice. Upon the successful completion of this course, students should be able to: 1. Describe the theoretical models underlying the various approaches to counselling;
2. Outline the intervention techniques and practical skills associated with various schools of counselling;
3. Outline the similarities and differences among the various approaches to counselling;
4. Develop a comprehensive understanding of a range of therapeutic approaches, their key concepts and assumptions, and therapeutic goals and techniques. 5. Critically appraise the contributions and limitations of each of the therapeutic approaches.

Duration = 12 weeks


Course / Module Professor

Professor Sabrina Golchin holds the position of Professor of Counselling at Monarch Business School Switzerland. She holds a Master of Counselling Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology, USA as well as a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University, Canada. Professor Golchin is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) in Vancouver, Canada with Alyson Jones and Associates as well as Family Services of the North Shore in Vancouver. Prior to this, Prof. Golchin was the Manager of Youth, SWIS, and diversity programs for the North Shore Multicultural Society. (More…)