|Course Title||:||Certificate Course in Counselling & Psychotherapy|
|For whom (target group)||:||This is a comprehensive introductory or foundation course for all those who wish to study and obtain essential training in the basic skills and techniques of psychological counselling with an introduction to the different schools and approaches of psychotherapy. This course is also suitable for practicing trainee counselors and other social workers who want to broaden their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in psychological counselling and psychotherapy, or for those who wish to embark on further academic and/or professional studies and clinical training in the field of advanced counselling psychology and psychotherapy.|
|Entry Requirements||:||University Graduates or Members of recognized Professional bodies, or Members of the Clergy, or Humanitarian / NGO / Social workers with Two passes at the G.C.E A/L, or Professional / Academic Diploma or Advanced / Higher (National) Diploma holders or Holders of a Certificate / Diploma in Psychology or Social Work, and Age not less than 20 years, and Fluency of the English language is essential.|
|Course Duration||:||3 Months (36 Hours) – part time study|
|Contact Hours||:||3 Hrs. per week|
|Total No. of Classes||:||12 class-contact sessions|
|Total No. of Contact Hrs||:||36 Hrs. of Lectures and teaching/discussion time|
|Class Times||:||10.00 a.m to 1.00 p.m. (on Saturdays for the group class) Individual Class: Flexible (3 to 6 hours per week – on weekdays only)|
|Course Modules (Syllabus Outline)||:||
- An Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy: From Theory to Practice (2013), by Andrew Reeves, Sage Publications
- On Being a Therapist, by Jeffrey A. Kottler
- The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients, by Irvin D. Yalom
- Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy, by Professor Gerald Corey
- Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy, by Professor Linda Seligman
- On Becoming a Person: A Therapist’s View of Psychotherapy, by Carl R. Rogers
Mode of Final Examination and Assessment
The award of the IMH Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy (CCP) will be contingent upon passing a 2-hour internally set unseen MCQ examination paper to be answered on a closed book examination mode. The minimum pass mark is an exam score performance of 70%.
|Regular Group Course Fees||:||Rs. 38,000/- + Rs. 1,000/- for registration (Please note that the full course fee of Rs. 39,000/- has to be paid in full and in advance by cash, card or cheque payment)|
|Individual Fast- Track Course Fees||:||Rs. 79,000/- +Rs. 1,000/- for registration (Could be paid by cash, credit card or cheque in two equal installments of Rs. 40,000/-)|
|Distance Learning / Online Course Fees:||USD $120 (for foreign students and other professionals and healthcare workers living out of the Western Province in Sri Lanka will be considered on an individual case-by-case basis).|
|Course Start Date||:||Next Group Class: Saturday 26th September 2020 from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m (A maximum of 15 students will be enrolled for the group class). Please register yourself for this course by paying the full course fee of Rs. 39,000/– on or before the 30th of June 2020.
Individual Class: On a mutually agreeable date and time (to be decided jointly by the participant and the resource person).
|Resource Person||:||Dr. Sir Romesh Jayasinghe, OLS, Ph.D.(Psy.), Dh.C.(Florida), FRSM(UK). FRSPH(UK), FTBCCT(UK), MBCS(UK) – Counselling Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Certified Master Life Coach, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (ICBCH, USA), Certified Relationship Coach (USA), Health Coach (UK), Certified Nutritionist (UK), Nutritional Therapist (UK)
|See the Complete List of Past IMH Certificate Holders and Diplomates by clicking this page link.|