Advanced Counselling Theories

PSC80010, formerly HAYS510 25 Credit Points Singapore


  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 84 hours



Aims and objectives

This unit provides an introduction to the advanced counselling theories associated with counselling. A particular emphasis relates to learning and demonstrating advanced counselling interventions including the application and differentiation of various counselling perspectives.
Learning Objectives
After successfully completing this unit, students should be able to:
* Demonstrate understanding of basic research design and practice
* Demonstrate understanding and ability to apply psychotherapeutic and psychological theories in a therapeutic process
* Demonstrate understanding of the three core three theoretical frameworks of counselling (Psychodynamic, Humanistic and Cognitive
* Demonstrate understanding of clinical issues related to the three perspectives
* Demonstrate ability to critique the three schools, and illustrate the usefulness and limitations of each respective school
* Demonstrate understanding of the possibilities of integration amongst the different schools of counselling

Courses with unit

A unit of study in the Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling).

Please note that unit codes have changed from 2014. Please ensure that you check the unit entry for the correct 2014 unit code.