The aims for students who successfully complete the Professional Doctorate in Psychotherapy and Counselling are listed here.
Students who successfully complete the Doctorate in Psychotherapy and Counselling will:
- be reflective, self-aware, safe, accountable, competent and experienced counsellors and psychotherapists
- have a sound knowledge base of theories and research on the development of the person, group process, therapeutic relationships and processes, and the role of counselling and psychotherapy in society
- possess highly developed and transferable interpersonal, conceptual and analytical skills, including critical thinking, self-evaluation and research skills
- have specialist knowledge and expertise within a selected area of practice-based research and scholarship
- be well-placed to take up positions in the professional practice field and the field of professional education in counselling and psychotherapy