Post Graduate Diploma in Counseling Psychology

Post Graduate Diploma in Counseling Psychology

Post Graduate Diploma
1 year

Post Graduation Diploma (PGD) in counseling psychology is the one year academic course, within that students have to complete five academic papers including practical. In practical students has to do field work in different organizations to provide counseling to minimum of 10 cases.

Students provide counseling to the needy individual under the strict supervision and guidance of counselor and psychologist. Students will conduct both assessment/diagnosis to the needy people and provide counseling to solve the core problem.


Candidates who have passed Bachelor level in any subjects can apply for enrollment in Post Graduate Diploma in Counseling Psychology (PGDCP). 

Curricular Structure

1. Introduction to Counseling Psychology

Unit 1 Introduction and evolution of counseling as profession

Unit 2 Counseling setting scope and basic psychology

Unit 3 Approaches to counseling in Nepal

Unit 4 Basic Features of Counseling processes

Unit 5 Counseling with specific issue and group

2. Mental Health and Psycho social problem

Unit 1 Introduction to Mental Health

Unit 2 Historical Viewpoint 

Unit 3 Mental Health and Psycho social problems

Unit 4 Childhood and late life cognitive disorders

Unit 5 Risk groups prone to psycho social and mental health problems

3. Counseling Theories and Skills

Unit 1 Introduction to counseling Theories

Unit 2 Client Centered Counseling

Unit 3 Cognitive behavior counseling

Unit 4 Behavior Intervention

Unit 5 Skills and Training

4. Assessment in Counseling

Unit 1 Introduction

Unit 2 Assessment of Psychological Problems

Unit 3 Psychological Test

Unit 4 Evaluation and Clinical Test

Unit 5 Evaluation  report assessment report and case management.

5. Practicum (Along with necessary training)