The Master of Counselling (Interpersonal Dialogue) has the specific aims and learning outcomes.
Students who successfully complete the Master of Counselling (Interpersonal Dialogue) will:
- Be reflective, self-aware, safe, accountable and competent counsellors
- Have an understanding of both person-centred and psychodynamic theoretical perspectives in counselling.
- Have a sound understanding of the development of the person, group processes, and therapeutic relationships and processes.
- Increase their self-awareness, communication skills and interpersonal skills.
- Understand the ethical nature of the listening relationship, and develop an appreciation of the need for clear boundaries and contracts.
- Understand counselling and related practices in their social, cultural, philosophical and historical contexts.
- Critically examine the role of counselling in society.
- Explore the significance of difference, diversity and power in helping relationships.
- Develop their appreciation of the importance of research findings in counselling.
- Possess sound research, conceptual, analytical and communication skills
- Be able to contribute to knowledge of counselling through undertaking effective research