Counselling Psychology

WHAT IS COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY?

Counselling psychology focuses on providing therapeutic treatments to clients who experience a wide variety of symptoms. It is also one of the largest specialty areas within psychology. They work with many types of individual, including those experiencing distress and difficulties associated with life events and transitions, decision making, work/career/education, family, social relationships, mental health and physical health concerns.

THE PROGRAM

Counseling Psychology program is designed to provide students with a foundation in theories and methods of counseling psychology with hands-on, practical, supervised training in counseling psychology techniques. At Master level, students provide to deliver therapeutic services to individuals and groups when they are experiencing psychological problems. As you work to complete your Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology, you will study applicable regulations, child and adolescent therapy, counseling theory, ethical standards, group therapy, marital and family therapy, patient/counselor relationships, testing and assessment methods and procedures and therapeutic intervention strategies. You will also have the opportunity to gain valuable experience through supervised counseling practice.

SPECIALISATION

Within our psychology graduate program, you can pursue specialities including, but not  limited to the following areas:

  • Marriage counselling
  • Career Counselling
  • Family Counselling
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Community Counseling
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • School Counseling
  • Rehabilitation Counseling

COUNSELLING PAPERS

Compulsory subjects (33 units)

Code Courses title
SKPP6013 Applied Research Methods and Quantitative Techniques
SKPP6023 Test, Measurement and Psychological Assessment
SKPP6033 Individual Assessment
SKPK6013 Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy
SKPK6023 Counselling Techniques
SKPK6033 Consultation in Counselling
SKPK6043 Group Counselling
SKPK6053 Ethical and Legal Issues in Counselling
SKPK6063 Multicultural Counselling
SKPK6073 Career Counselling and Personnel Development

Elective courses (6 units)

Code Courses title
SKPK6083 Principles and Practice of Rehabilitation Counselling
SKPK6093 Principles and Practice of Organisational Counselling
SKPK6103 Principles and Practice of Community Counselling
SKPK6113 Marriage and Family Counselling

Master Project (9 units)

Code Courses title
SKPK6149 Practicum: Counselling Psychology

MEET THE TEAM TO TAKE YOU THERE

We're made up of researchers from various background related to counselling


Dr. Chong Sheau Tsuey

Program Coordinator

03 8921 4847

stchong@ukm.edu.my

Expertise:

Career counselling, Youth development, Social capital

 


Dr. Muhammad Ajib Abd Razak

Lecturer

 03 8921 4049

 muhdajib@ukm.edu.my

Expertise:

Counselling Psychology, Family and Couple Counselling, Rehabilitation and Counselling Islamic Heresy

 


Dr. Nasrudin Subhi

 

Senior Lecturer

03 8921 5201

Nas2572@ukm.edu.my

Expertise:

Counselling psychology, LGBT, at-risk youth, indigenous community, qualitative study.


Pn. Najwa Afiqa Roshaizad

Lecturer

03 8921 5249

najwaafiqa@ukm.edu.my

Expertise:

Counselling Psychology


Dr. Salina Nen

 

Senior Lecturer

 03 8921 5206

 sal_nen@ukm.edu.my

Expertise:

Counselling, High-Risk Youth, Sexual Abuse, Substance Abuse Rehabilitation and Crime


En. Mohd Haikal Anuar bin Adnan

Lecturer

03 8921 4845

haikal.anuar@ukm.edu.my

Expertise:

Counselling Psychology, Family Counselling, Career Counselling