Bachelor of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Ikon Institute of Australia

Level 3, 127 Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000 Total Capacity: 431 | CRICOS CODE: 03581E | RTO CODE: 40263
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Course Duration: 156 weeks Campus: Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane CRICOS Course Code: 094685K
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Dive into the most sophisticated approach to clinical practice with clients and become a Registered Counsellor

Do you have a genuine interest in understanding and helping people in a comprehensive and holistic manner?

Why Counselling & Psychotherapy?

It is a multidisciplinary approach, which means it is a psychotherapy that considers equally the biological, cultural, sociological, psychological, philosophical, spiritual, and psychodynamic factors when working with people. This program draws from all these diverse fields and teaching the integration of these disciplines makes the syllabus at Ikon Institute on par with the most advanced and up-to-date research and practice in psychotherapy available today.

What will you learn at the Ikon Institute of Australia?

You can expect small group learning and your areas of study will include:

  • A holistic approach, involving sophisticated notions of integration relating to people and problems;
  • A focus on people in their dynamic and multidimensional lives;
  • A strong emphasis on creating competence in understanding and applying new and viable practices and theories in mental health, including current controversies and emerging technologies (e.g. consciousness research, transpersonal perspectives and psychobiology);
  • Excellence in the ability to effectively manage encounters with clients and other professionals through establishment of competence in fundamental communication and counselling skills;
  • A sharply honed attention to critical and philosophical analysis of the foundations of psychotherapeutic and disciplinary knowledge, theories and assumptions. Learning how to think clearly, to reason and also appreciating clinical intuition and insight;
  • An emphasis on personal and professional development through engagement with supervision, self-reflective and insight generating processes. This facilitates a sophisticated comprehension of the relationship between the professional as a person, the practice of psychotherapy, and the engagement of clients.

Are you more interested in Arts Therapy? You may want to consider this Bachelor degree at Ikon Institute. For similar cheaper courses at a lower level, have a look at the Diploma of Counselling or Diploma of Mental Health at 4Life College.

Potential careers

This Bachelor of Counselling and Psychotherapy at Ikon Institute of Australia is accredited by the Australian Counselling Association and graduates of this course will be immediately eligible to become Registered Counsellors and are eligible for Level 2 membership with the ACA, with the possibility of increasing membership levels after acquiring the appropriate amount of professional development and experience. Ikon Institute of Australia aims to develop graduates who will be able to work appropriately and professionally in therapeutic settings in both the public and private sectors. 


At Ikon Institute of Australia you can decide to exit your studies after the first year with Diploma of Counselling & Psychotherapy (097946C) qualification or after the second year with Associate Degree of Counselling & Psychotherapy (097947B). We can also assist you with enrolment and with your Student Visa application if you decide to enrol in one of these shorter courses only. 

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