Counselling and Guidance

Counselling and guidance equips participants with a thorough multi-disciplinary and holistic understanding of the principles, practice and skills of guidance and counseling and mental health practices for quality service to the community.

  • By the end of the programme, the participants should be able;
  • To develop personal and interpersonal qualities and skills that are fundamental in helping others
  • To develop skills and competencies needed to function as effective helpers in a variety of settings.
  • To enhance awareness of the growing needs for guidance and counseling in the community.
  • To enable clients cope with problems that they may face from time to time.
  • To enable clients make rational, realistic and independent decisions.
Content Areas
  • Introduction to guidance and counselling
  • The profile of a counselor
  • Self awareness
  • Ethical and legal issues on counselling
  • Principles of therapeutic communication
  • Basic skills and techniques in counselling
  • Life skills
  • Counselling for special groups; children and adolescents, elderly persons,
special populations
  • Family and group counselling
  • Career counselling
  • Learning and motivation
  • Coping with the stress of caring


This Course is online and takes 5 Weeks


This course attracts a fee of 300,000 Shillings and an application fee of 10,000 shilllings.


All healthcare and non-healthcare professionals with a keen interest in developing a career in counseling and guidance.