Counselling Courses for Teachers

Counselling Courses for Teachers – Asian College of Teachers

Asian College of Teachers has come up with an array of Counselling Programs for Teachers,through online mode, that put emphasis on the counselling theory and approaches. As it has become compulsory for educators to have a knowledge base in counsellingso as to provide complete psychological and emotional support to the learners. It is imperative for the teachers to create an environment of learning and self-exploration while trying to constantly stimulate thelearners’ interest so that they open up or express their feelings, thus paving the way for the teacher to understand them in a better way. The counselling courses in India will help you to enhance your self-awareness and better understanding, thus providing necessary support to the learners.


ACT conducts the Counselling Courses for Teachers in three levels:

  • Certificate in Counselling Courses for Teachers
  • Diploma in Counselling Courses for Teachers
  • P G Diploma in Counselling Courses for Teachers

Course Duration

  • Maximum duration for the 3 courses is – 6, 8 & 12 months for the Certificate, Diploma and PG Diploma level respectively.
  • Courses are flexible enough to be pursued from any corner of the globe.
  • The courses equip the teachers with the vital skills and methods to address the needs of the learners and guide them towards achieving their set goals. The courses are available in 3 different levels:
Certificate 6 months
Diploma 8 months
P G Diploma 12 months

Eligibility criteria

  • Minimum eligibility criterionfor Certificate and Diploma level courses is 10+2
  • Criterion for P G Diploma is a Bachelor’s degree
Certificate Course in Counselling 10+2 or equivalent
Diploma Course in Counselling 10+2 or equivalent
P G Diploma Course in Counselling 10+2+3 or equivalent

Course fee

  • Courses are available at reasonably affordable price
  • Course fee ranges between 25,000 INR and 45,000 INR

ACT’s Counselling courses are offered in 3 different levels with reasonable course fee for all 3 levels. Candidates with a computer/laptop/tablet and an internet connection can take up our online courses.

Certificate 25,000 INR
Diploma 35,000 INR
P G Diploma 45,000 INR

Curriculum

Certificate in Counselling Course for Teachers

Phase 1 – Teaching and Counselling – Changing role of the Teacher

  • Teacher – the ‘role model’
  • The Role of Psychology in Today’s Society
  • Why the need for ‘counselling’ in Today’s Teachers

Phase 2 – Introduction to the Different Schools of Psychology

  • Behavioural
  • Cognitive
  • Personality

Phase 3 – Introduction to Counselling Skills

  • Listening & Communication
  • Interview Technique & Questioning
  • Ethics in Counselling

Phase 4 – Multicultural Counselling Approaches

  • Religious
  • Ethnic & Racial
  • Sexual

Phase 5 – Role of Family in Counselling

  • Classical & Extended Family Structure
  • Changing Family Structure in Contemporary Society

Phase 6 – Class-room Behavioural Psychology

  • Bullying
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Absenteeism & Substance Abuse
  • Fears & Phobias

Phase 7 –Classroom Management

  • Discipline
  • Punishment

Phase 8 – Goal of Counselling

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Behavioural Modification
  • Improving Relationships

Diploma in Counselling Course for Teachers

Phase 1 – Teaching and Counselling – Changing role of the Teacher

  • Teacher – the ‘role model’
  • The Role of Psychology in Today’s Society
  • Why the need for ‘counselling’ in Today’s Teachers

Phase 2 – Introduction to the Different Schools of Psychology

  • Behavioural
  • Cognitive
  • Personality

Phase 3 – Introduction to Counselling Skills

  • Listening & Communication
  • Interview Technique & Questioning
  • Ethics in Counselling

Phase 4 - Multicultural Counselling Approaches

  • Religious
  • Ethnic & Racial
  • Sexual

Phase 5 – Role of Family in Counselling

  • Classical & Extended Family Structure
  • Changing Family Structure in Contemporary Society

Phase 6 – Classroom Behavioural Psychology

  • Bullying
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Absenteeism & Substance Abuse
  • Fears & Phobias

Phase 7 - Classroom Management

  • Discipline
  • Punishment

Phase 8 – Goal of Counselling

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Behavioural Modification
  • Improving Relationships

Phase 9 – Therapeutic Role of the Teacher

  • Classroom Intervention Strategies for Teachers
  • Counselling Relationship

Phase 10 - Partnership and Collaborations

  • Teachers must partner with School Counsellors
  • Collaborating with colleagues and administration
  • Working with Parents

Phase 11 - Educational Counselling

  • Meeting counselling needs of students
  • Help students achieve educational plans

Phase 12 – Understanding Counselling for Teachers

  • Skills needed for counselling – Empathy and Acceptance
  • Sensitivity of language
  • Developing synergy

P G Diploma in Counselling Course for Teachers

Phase 1 – Teaching and Counselling – Changing role of the Teacher

  • Teacher – the ‘role model’
  • The Role of Psychology in Today’s Society
  • Why the need for ‘counselling’ in today’s Teachers

Phase 2 – Introduction to the Different Schools of Psychology

  • Behavioural
  • Cognitive
  • Personality

Phase 3 – Introduction to Counselling Skills

  • Listening & Communication
  • Interview Technique & Questioning
  • Ethics in Counselling

Phase 4 – Multicultural Counselling Approaches

  • Religious
  • Ethnic & Racial
  • Sexual

Phase 5 – Role of Family in Counselling

  • Classical & Extended Family Structure
  • Changing Family Structure in Contemporary Society

Phase 6 – Classroom Behavioural Psychology

  • Bullying
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Absenteeism & Substance Abuse
  • Fears & Phobias

Phase 7 - Classroom Management

  • Discipline
  • Punishment

Phase 8 – Goal of Counselling

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Behavioural Modification
  • Improving Relationships

Phase 9 – Therapeutic Role of the Teacher

  • Classroom Intervention Strategies for Teachers
  • Counselling Relationship

Phase 10 - Partnership and Collaborations

  • Teachers must partner with School Counsellors
  • Collaborating with colleagues and administration
  • Working with Parents

Phase 11 - Educational Counselling

  • Meeting counselling needs of students
  • Help students achieve educational plans

Phase 12 – Understanding Counselling for Teachers

  • Skills needed for counselling – Empathy and Acceptance
  • Sensitivity of language
  • Developing synergy

Phase 13 - Helping with stress

  • Stress in students – Causes and Symptoms
  • Managing student stress
  • Linking counselling and teaching in helping with stress

Phase 14 - Managing Crisis

  • Handling Grief & Loss, Abuse and Self-Harm
  • Eating Disorders


Focus of the course

  • Learn to empower students emotionally and mould their future through right counselling techniques
  • Get trained to build a supportive learning environment for students struggling with emotional issues
  • Learn to identify the common and individual issues and difficulties with learners
  • Develop and enhance professional skills and reshape yourself as confident teacher counsellors

Who can join this course?

  • Aspiring teachers willing to start their careers as school educator and counsellor
  • Professional teachers looking to upgrade and hone their counselling skills
  • Institutional heads, Department heads engaged in training teachers
  • Wannabe Advisors/Counsellors in educational institutes
  • Mothers who are willing to help their children with emotional needs

Mode of learning

ACT’s Counselling Courses for Teachers are available in an online mode of learning.


Job prospects

Successfully completing any of ACT’s Counselling courses for Teachers is sure to bring forth many new and exciting doors of opportunities in your professional teaching career. You can choose to become:

  • Class teacher in inclusive classrooms
  • Counsellor in pre and primary schools
  • Teachers at international schools
  • Teacher in schools abroad
  • Teaching in NGOs
  • Guidance & Career Counsellor
  • School Counsellor
  • Teacher Counsellor

Course Materials

  • Welcome letter and call
  • Phase-wise course material
  • End of course assignment
  • Supplementary videos
  • Support from on-line tutor via e-mail and phone
  • Alumni support
  • Globally recognized certificate
  • Placement Assistance

Support from ACT

  • Complete support throughout the course – send us your queries and we will reach out to you at the earliest
  • You can learn at your own pace and convenience
  • 100% placement assistance for all our students

Certification and Accreditation

  • The candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate from ACT
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) a member of British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • The prestigious Education Quality Accreditation Commission (EQAC) has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT) that has met all the standards set by this Commission
  • Counselling courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • ACT is a member of CPD Certification Service UK
  • ACT is an organizational member of Childhood Education International (CEI)
  • ACT holds membership of European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC Education UK, an awarding organisation and a global provider of British education