Counselling Processes and Interventions

PSC60014, formerly HAYS411 12.5 Credit Points Singapore


  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 36 hours


Admission to the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling).



Aims and objectives

This unit provides an overview of fundamental counselling process, with particular emphasis on counselling interventions such as the basic microskills of counselling, enhancing client change though developing therapist-client relationship, problem-solving and improving therapist self-awareness.
Learning Objectives
After successfully completing this unit, students should be able to:
* Demonstrate basic microskills of counselling
* Identify and enhance client change process through therapist-client relationship
* Demonstrate Gerard Egan’s problem-solving and management approach
* Demonstrate a brief-solution focused counselling approach
* Demonstrate self-awareness relating to therapist-client interactions and barriers to change.
* Demonstrate ability to link therapeutic interventions with assessment, develop treatment plans and measure client outcomes.

Courses with unit

A unit of study in the Graduate Certificate of Social Science (Professional Counselling), Graduate Diploma of Social Science (Professional Counselling) and 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.