Advanced Counselling Theories

PSC80010 25 Credit Points Singapore


  • 1 Semester

Contact hours

  • 84 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.


Admission into the Masters of Social Science (Professional Counselling) or 
MA-COUADV Master of Counselling (Advanced), or
PSC70002 Assessment and Treatment of Psychological Disorders, PSC70009 Counselling Research Processes, PSC70015 Specific Approaches to Counselling, PSC70017 Advanced Interventions in Counselling and Group Processes



Aims and objectives

In this subject, students will acquire knowledge of advanced counselling theories in a range of modalities including individual and group. A particular emphasis relates to learning and demonstrating advanced counselling interventions including the application and differentiation of various counselling perspectives.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Appraise the differences in counselling perspectives as they relate to both individual and group counselling approaches.
2. Apply and analyse variety of individual and group counselling approaches in case management, for various client demographics and counselling issues.
3. Reflect upon and examine counselling processes in a group setting.

Courses with unit

MA-COUADV Master of Counselling (Advanced),