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Certificate Course in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Certificate Course in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Shyama Prasad Mukherji College For Women (University of Delhi) is offering an Add-on Online Certificate Course in Counselling and Psychotherapy under the Department of Applied Psychology with the collaboration of Utsaah Psychological Services Private Limited. This will be the Eighth batch for this course. 

About SPM College

SPM College is a well-known women’s college of the University of Delhi. It was established in 1969 in memory of distinguished academician and statesman Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherji. Today, Shyama Prasad Mukherji College has 112+ well-furnished classrooms, 7 seminar halls, a fully air-conditioned state-of-the-art Auditorium with a nice ambiance, well equipped & fully computerized Library, well equipped Gym, laboratories such as Computer labs, Psychology lab, Food & Technology lab, etc. 

About Utsaah Psychological Services

Utsaah Psychological Services Private Limited was established with the aim of spreading awareness/ knowledge of Psychology and Mental Health in India. Currently, Utsaah Psychological Service offers its services in the fields of Health, Education, and Research. Utsaah is also running Psychologs, India's First Psychology Magazine.

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide the learner with advanced exploration and analysis of counseling techniques as well as Psychotherapy. The learner will get the opportunity to learn the concepts of traditional and contemporary counseling practice and various psychotherapies under the supervision of a Registered Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist, and Clinician.

The course modules follow a natural progression from personal development to theoretical approaches and skills practice, while also giving students an insight into counselling and psychotherapy as a profession.
The course allows the learner to gain extensive knowledge and practical application of counselling skills and psychotherapy skills that students can apply at various places like clinics, hospitals, schools, industries, etc. The learner will also get to learn the psychotherapeutic approach for different Psychological disorders. This certificate program can also be useful to a professional counsellor who needs a touch-up on new systems and practices in the field. The focus of the course is on developing the counselling and psychotherapy skills of personal presence and awareness of the process. Attention is also paid to interpersonal and group skills.


Students will get to learn the basics of Psychotherapy, its types, and its uses in different situations. Also, they may learn the classification of different manuals like ICD & DSM and its ethics. Including different disorders and difficulties.

  • Introduction To Psychotherapy and Classification System (DSM & ICD)
  • Mental State Examinations (MSE)
  • Case History Taking/ Clinical Interview Skills
  • Various Counselling Skills
    • Educational and Vocational Counselling
    • Childhood and Adolescent Counselling
    • Relationship Counselling
  • Stress Management
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Psychological Testings
    • Rorschach
    • MISIC
    • 16PF
    • VSMS

Report Writing and Interpretation
Administration and Scoring
Ethics in Psychological Practice and Mental Healthcare Act, 2017

Note: The Syllabus is subject to change without any prior notice.

Duration: 3 Months (April-June)

Mode: Online

Eligibility: Under Graduate/ Graduate/ Post Graduate in Psychology

Last Date to Apply: Admission Closed

Commencement of Course: April 2024

Admission Procedure And Course Fee

Course fee: Rs. 8000/-
The process of admission is as below: 
Candidates need to submit an online form by clicking on "Enroll this course" with all the required details including name, contact details, educational details, etc. And after submitting the details they are required to submit the fees for the course. 

**For International Students: The course fee for International/Foreign is 100 USD. International students need to contact and complete their admission to this course via email. Kindly email (info.upseducation@gmail.com) and follow the further process advised.  

Certificate for the course:

Students enrolled for this certificate course are required to submit the assignment assigned during the course and also need to score at least the minimum passing marks in the online exam conducted at the end of the course. On successful completion of the course, the certificate will be issued to all the candidates after the final exam. 

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