Course - Post Graduate
Master of Science in Counselling Psychology

Counselling Psychology as a psychological specialty facilitates personal and interpersonal functioning across the life span with a focus on emotional, social, vocational, educational, health-related and spiritual concerns. This specialty encompasses a broad range of practices that help people improve their well-being, alleviate distress and maladjustment, resolve crisis, and increase their ability to live more highly functioning lives. Counselling Psychology is unique in its attention both to normal developmental issues and to problems associated with physical, emotional, and mental disorders.

Duration: 2 Years (4 Semesters)
Eligibility: Any Bachelor’s degree

About the course:
Counselling psychologists participate in a range of activities including teaching, research, psychotherapeutic and counselling practice, career development, assessment, supervision, and consultation. They employ a variety of methods closely tied to theory and research to help individuals, groups and organizations function optimally as well as to mediate dysfunction. Interventions may be either brief or long-term; they are often problem-specific and goal-directed. These activities are guided by a philosophy that values individual differences and diversity and a focus on prevention, development, and adjustment across the life-span which includes vocational concerns. This course will prepare the students to become professionals to offer counselling in different settings such as health, family and pastoral.

Career prospects:
Counselling psychologists are employed in a variety of settings depending on the services they provide and the client populations they serve. Some are employed in colleges and universities as teachers, supervisors, researchers, and service providers. Others are employed in independent practice providing counselling, psychotherapy, assessment, and consultation services to individuals, families, groups, and organizations. Additional settings in which counselling psychologists practice include community mental health centers , family services, health maintenance organizations, rehabilitation agencies, business and industrial organizations and consulting firms.

Course of study:
The coursework includes didactic study, clinical experience, research/field work and dissertation, conducting counseling and community related experiential learning.

Specializations offering in Marriage and Family Counselling, Educational Counselling

MSc. COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY COURSE OUTLINE

FIRST SEMESTER

CODES

SUBJECTS

CREDIT

MSCP 501

General Psychology

3

MSCP 502

Developmental Psychology

3

MSCP 503

Theoretical Basis I

3

MSCP 504

Group Counselling I

3

MSCP 505

Individual Counselling I

3

MSCP 506

Behavioural Dysfunction I

3

MSCP 508

Community Outreach Programme I

2

ENGL 501

English and Communication I

3

 

Total

23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER

 

CODES

SUBJECTS

CREDIT

MSCP 511

Behavioral Dysfunction II

3

MSCP 512

Research & Methodology I

3

MSCP 513

Theoretical Basis II

3

MSCP 514

Group Counselling Theory II

2

MSCP 515

Group Counselling Practical

2

MSCP 516

Individual Counselling Practical II

2

MSCP 517

Psychological Testing I

2

 

Community Outreach Programme II

2

ENGL 511

English and Communication II

2

 

Total

21

 

THIRD SEMESTER

Educational Counselling Specialization

 

Marriage and Family Counselling Specialization

CODE

SUBJECT

CREDIT

Remarks

CODE

SUBJECT

CREDIT

Remarks

MSCP 601

Psychological Testing III

2

Common Paper

MSCP 601

Psychological Testing III

2

Common Paper

MSCP 602

Research and Methodology II

3

Common Paper

MSCP 602

Research and Methodology II

3

Common Paper

MSCP 603

Play Therapy

2

Educational Counselling Specialization

MSCP 606

Marriage and Family Therapy

6

Marriage and Family Counselling Specialization

MSCP 604

Academic Development

4

Educational Counselling Specialization

MSCP 607

Family Counselling Programme Development

6

Marriage and Family Counselling Specialization

MSCP 605

Career Counselling

6

Educational Counselling Specialization

MSCP 608

Community Outreach Programme III

2

Common Paper

MSCP 608

Community Outreach Programme III

2

Common Paper

ENGL 601

English and Communication III

2

Common Paper

ENGL 601

English and Communication III

2

Common Paper

Total

 

22

 

Total

 

22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOURTH SEMESTER

 

SUBJECTS

CREDIT

MSCP 611

Supervised Practicum

12

MSCP 612

Dissertation

4

MSCP 613

Case Conference

2

ENGL 611

English and Communication

3

 

Total

21

This course is offered:-

Department of Counseling Psychology
Martin Luther Christian University,
Dongktieh, Block 1, Nongrah ,
Shillong 793006.

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To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, while upholding and conserving its bio-cultural heritage, by providing knowledge and skills that will enable our students to become global citizens and by recognizing the Christian legacy of the University and its commitment to Christian institutions and the Christian community.

Our Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

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Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Meghalaya
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