Assist people to develop their self knowledge and take positive action to consider their options and develop and achieve personal goals through therapy and consultation.
Counsellors may be employed by community service organisations, hospitals, schools, clinics and government departments. Large corporations and organisations often employ counsellors who specialise in workplace or organisational counselling. Many counsellors are self-employed in their own counselling practices.
The following study pathway shows the most common and direct route for a UWA student to pursue this career.
A degree is not necessarily required for professional qualification, however, relevant majors include:
Postgraduate study is not necessarily required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.
Relevant postgraduate courses include: