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Internship in Counselling Psychology (45 hours)

This comprehensive training-based internship aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills required in the field of Counselling Psychology. The program is structured to help students become competent therapists as the course provides students with an opportunity to enhance their understanding of counselling and the therapeutic process. Each week the course will delve into a different theme and central idea that will give students a platform to equip themselves with core competencies to be effective and ethical practitioner. Case studies, Case discussions, and role plays will be carried out, based on the topic that will be covered during the internship. 

  • Conducting the First Session: Having a foundational understanding of micro skills in therapy is crucial for budding psychologists. These skills aid in structuring and planning sessions effectively. Techniques such as active listening, empathetic communication, and rapport-building are integral in creating a supportive environment. The initial session focuses on establishing a strong therapeutic alliance, conducting an intake assessment, and collaboratively setting goals. It lays the groundwork for a positive and productive therapeutic journey.
  • Self-Harm and Suicide: This theme delves into the nuanced aspect of working with clients dealing with self-harm and suicidal ideations. The classes offer not only foundational theories but also a specialized focus on risk assessment. Understanding the signs, exploring coping mechanisms, and developing intervention strategies are key components. The aim is to equip practitioners with the skills to navigate these challenging situations, ensuring the safety and well-being of their clients.
  • Grief and Bereavement: Addressing grief involves comprehending it as a multifaceted concept, recognizing symptoms, and understanding varied responses. The classes go beyond theoretical understanding to practical application, emphasizing how to work with clients navigating grief, especially in the context of bereavement. Techniques for supporting the grieving process and fostering resilience will be explored, providing a comprehensive approach to grief therapy.
  • Queer Affirmative Therapy: In line with Karma Centre’s values, this theme champions a Queer Affirmative Therapy lens. The classes engage in an in-depth discussion on gender and sexuality, fostering a queer-affirmative perspective in therapeutic practice. The emphasis is on creating a safe and supportive space for individuals in the queer community. The goal is to empower practitioners with the knowledge and skills to be allies, ensuring inclusivity and respect in therapeutic interactions.


Jan 02 - 31 2024


Monday - Friday
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm




Karma Center
F 7/7 Vasant Vihar, New Delhi

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