Jobs for Counsellors are projected to grow by 14.5% over the period 2020 to 2025 and job growth for Counsellors is rated as strong by the Australian Government*.
As an accredited professional counsellor, you will support the changing needs of individuals, families, and communities. By engaging in our suite of articulated courses, you will build knowledge, understanding and skills that are sought after in a range of industry settings such as health care, not for profit, private-practice, educational settings.
As an existing or emerging health professional, you bring personal values of integrity, curiosity, and compassion. Learn and develop alongside passionate Flinders experts, who will guide you to develop skills in evidence-based therapeutic approaches, for a diverse range of needs in areas such as youth and families, strengths-based wellbeing, digital care and telehealth, chronic conditions, addictions, grief and loss, interpersonal counselling, disability, and priority communities.
Competency-based, supervised industry placements are embedded in the Diploma and Masters courses to demonstrate the application of skills. You will have opportunities to translate knowledge of chronic and mental health conditions, strengths-based models, motivational interviewing, as well as specific and transdiagnostic treatments.
*Source: Labour Market Industry Portal; Job Outlook.