Counsellors work with people to create change in their lives, relationships and personal well-being.
Employment opportunities include private practice, government and non-government organisations, hospitals and educational institutions and community organisations. They enjoy diverse and rewarding specialty areas, such as:
- child and family counselling
- life coaching and careers counselling
- child protection
- youth work
- disability services
- drugs and alcohol services
- community work
- mental health work
- grief, loss and trauma counselling
At QUT, you will learn a range of counselling approaches and techniques that can be applied in a number of professional settings. Our Master of Counselling is ideal for people seeking to develop advanced knowledge and skills in counselling for their career advancement in existing roles, or to transition into other professional settings. Students in this program come from psychology, nursing, education, medicine, law, community arts, justice, human services, and other allied health backgrounds.