Bachelor of Counselling & Psychotherapy

IKON Institute of Australia

The Bachelor of Counselling & Psychotherapy is designed to provide graduates with a broad and coherent body of knowledge relating to the field of psychotherapy; with a specific emphasis on embedding a conceptual framework and model of psychotherapeutic practice for the ‘whole person’.

Course Fee:

Australian: $45,600
International: $56,000

Entry Requirements:

You must be at least 18 years of age at course commencement and you must meet one of the following requirements: Minimum ATAR 65 or equivalent; Completion of a Certificate IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree; Partial completion of a Bachelor’s degree and Complete a Counselling Applicant Screening Questionnaire. If you are aged 21 years or over: Application will be through completion of a course enrolment form.


24 Units plus 240-hour placement

Subjects you can Study:

Introduction to Integrative Psychotherapy; Models of Therapeutic Practice; Integrative Systems of Health and Wellbeing; Case Conceptualisation; Integrative Psychotherapy in Practice; Models of Therapeutic Practice; Integrative Psychotherapy in Practice; Ethics and Politics in Psychotherapy; Foundations of Professional Competency; Altered State Techniques in Psychotherapy; Introduction to Mental Health: Wellbeing and Distress; Treatment of Grief & Loss in Psychotherapy; Creative Art Modalities – Introduction to Dramatherapy; Psychotherapy with Different Client Populations – Psychotherapy with Young People; Social Ecology – Eco-psychotherapy; Transpersonal Theory and Practice – Dreams and Symbols in Psychotherapy; Understanding Systems in Psychotherapy; Life Span Development; Psychotherapy & the Body in the Treatment of Trauma; Narrative, Identity and Integrative Processes; Case Conceptualisation;

Accepts International Students:


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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Adelaide, South Australia No info No
Perth, Western Australia No info No
Melbourne, Victoria No info No
Byron Bay, New South Wales No info No
Hobart, Tasmania No info No
Brisbane, Queensland No info No
The IKON Institute of Australia is a Registered Training Organisation specialising in the delivery of Art Therapy, Counselling, Youth Work/Community Services, Integrative Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy nationally recognised qualifications. Delivering training in Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Hobart and Byron Bay, the IKON Institute aims to create a difference through experiential learning, and for its graduates to continually develop their potential.

Provider CRICOS: 03581E

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