Certificate In Counselling Psychology

Certificate In Counselling Psychology (CCP) is offered as a CERTIFICATE course examined by Uwezo College. A certificate of completion is issues upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

KCSE Grade D plain and above

Duration: 3 Months

Delivery Method: Both Online & Physical

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Full Course Fees
Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
Examination and Certification FeeKES 1,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 27,000.00
Total: KES 30,000.00

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

Course Units/Overview

Below are the units trained under this course

Trimester 1
CCP_101Introduction To Counselling And Psychology
CCP_102Human Growth And Development
CCP_103Personal Development
CCP_104Communication Skills
CCP_105Counselling Theory
CCP_106Substance Abuse And Rehabilitation
CCP_107HIV AIDs And Other Pandemics

Course Description

Uwezo College proudly introduces an innovative online course in Counseling and Psychology, designed to provide comprehensive knowledge and skills in the field of mental health and well-being. This 3-month program offers a blend of theoretical insights and practical applications, equipping students with essential competencies to excel in various counseling roles.

Intended Audience

This course is tailored for individuals seeking to embark on a rewarding career in counseling and psychology, as well as professionals aiming to enhance their skill set in mental health support. It caters to a diverse audience, including educators, human resource professionals, healthcare workers, social workers, and individuals passionate about helping others navigate through life's challenges.

Skills Upon Completion:

Upon completing the course, students will acquire a comprehensive set of skills essential for effective counseling and psychological support:

  1. Counseling Techniques: Students will learn a variety of counseling approaches and techniques, enabling them to establish rapport with clients, facilitate communication, and provide empathetic support.

  2. Psychological Assessment: Participants will gain proficiency in conducting psychological assessments, including diagnosing mental health disorders, evaluating emotional well-being, and developing personalized treatment plans.

  3. Ethical Practice: The course emphasizes the importance of ethical guidelines and professional boundaries in counseling practice, equipping students with the knowledge to navigate complex ethical dilemmas responsibly.

  4. Crisis Intervention: Students will learn crisis intervention strategies to effectively manage emergencies, provide immediate support, and promote resilience in individuals facing crisis situations.

  5. Cultural Competence: Recognizing the significance of cultural diversity in counseling, the course emphasizes cultural competence, enabling students to work effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds and identities.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of the Counseling and Psychology course from Uwezo College will find a plethora of career opportunities in various sectors:

  1. Counselors: Graduates can pursue roles as counselors in schools, colleges, community centers, or private practices, providing individual or group counseling services to clients dealing with personal, academic, or career-related issues.

  2. Mental Health Advocates: With a solid understanding of mental health principles, graduates can work as advocates for mental health awareness and destigmatization, promoting positive mental health practices within communities.

  3. Human Resource Specialists: Organizations value professionals with counseling skills to support employee well-being, resolve workplace conflicts, and provide guidance on stress management and work-life balance.

  4. Community Support Workers: Graduates can work in community organizations, shelters, or rehabilitation centers, providing support to individuals facing substance abuse, domestic violence, or homelessness.

  5. Educators: Schools and educational institutions often seek counselors or psychologists to support students' emotional and psychological development, providing guidance and intervention when needed.

Uwezo College's Counseling and Psychology course offers a transformative learning experience, empowering individuals to make a positive impact on mental health and well-being in diverse professional settings. With a comprehensive curriculum, experienced instructors, and flexible online delivery, this course equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in rewarding careers in counseling and psychology.

Course Instructor(s)


Examining Body

Uwezo College


What are the requirements for registration/admission as a student?

  1. KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  2. National ID Card or Birth certificate
  3. Email Address

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