Counselling Psychology (MEd)

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Length of program

24 months

Mode of delivery

In person

Program consists of:

  • Coursework
  • Culminating activity
  • Practicum





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Program description


If you aspire to be a Canadian Certified Counsellor or Registered Psychologist, the Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) program is right for you.

In the Master of Education (Counselling Psychology), you'll complete coursework, a practicum and Culminating Activity (thesis, project or Capstone) to:

  • understand and acquire communication skills in interpersonal and counselling contexts
  • learn historical and theoretical foundations in counselling psychology
  • develop a planning and implementation framework for client change interventions in counselling psychology
  • become familiar with a variety of counselling assessment procedures
  • understand the process of career counselling
  • address professional and ethical issues in counselling psychology practice, science and regulation
  • develop an understanding of gender and cultural issues in counselling
  • experience supervised practice in counselling psychology settings

You do not require a teaching background for admission to this program.

Year one program delivery: full-time, on-campus

Year two program delivery: practicum placements and culminating activity (may both be completed at a distance with limited on-campus requirements)

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