ABOUT OUR SCHOOL

Counselling skills change lives…

Divorce, depressions, trauma, addiction and sexual problems are increasing worldwide and Africa is no exception. Unfortunately, we are not adequately equipped to handle these challenges that affect our social and mental health, compromising our abilities to experience a fulfilled life and sadly the training needed to acquire these skills are not readily available here in Nigeria.

ADI COUNSELING SCHOOL, a subsidiary of Attitude Development International (ADI) registered in 2015 is Nigeria’s leading Humanistic Integrative Counselling Training School with an international curriculum and various designed cognitive courses (with the African culture and context in view) to adequately equip our students-counsellors and others in the help-work while taking into account every student existing life experiences and skills.

Engaging with various range of human experiences and difficulties, our courses are useful to people in both formal and non-formal counselling contexts. Youth workers, Teachers, Group Leaders, Religious Leaders, Family life practitioners, Medical Practitioners, Human Resource Managers, NGO workers, Parents and ordinary people interested in improving their own lives and the lives of others.

Our courses run weekdays and weekends. We are committed to promote the highest professional standards in our teachings and counselling practices.

OUR FACULTY IS MADE UP OF:

  • Professional counsellors
  • Clinical psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Certified Life coaches

VISION

To be Africa’s choicest school of counselling

MISSION

To educate, equip and serve counsellors/ help-workers in Africa

OUR PROGRAMS INCLUDE:

  • 3-Month Certificate Course in Professional Counselling
  • 1-Year Diploma Course in Professional Counselling
  • 2-4days Foundation Course in Basic Counselling Skills
  • 2-4 days Short Courses
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COURSES BREAKDOWN

FOUNDATION COURSES

Understanding Counselling

Basic Skills in  Counselling

Counselling Processes

Counselling Strategies

SHORT COURSES

Domestic Violence Counselling

Professional Christian Counselling

Unique Tools and Tool-Sets for Team Work

Children Counselling & Psychology

BASIC CERTIFICATE COURSES

Foundations of Counselling

Person of the Counsellor

Counselling Theories 1

Counselling Skills & Processes

Introduction to Psychology 1

Children & Teenage Counselling

Marriage & Family Counselling

Crisis & Trauma Counselling

Understanding Mental Health

Professional & Ethical Consideration

Christian Counselling 1

*Dynamics of Biblical Change

*Practicum

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE COURSES

Theories of counselling 2

Christian Counselling 2

Addiction Counselling

Career/Work Place Counselling

Marriage Counselling

Dynamics of Group therapy

Assessment Tools

Setting up a Practice

Counselling Observation

Introduction to Counselling Research & Advocacy

Introduction to Psychology 2

*Theology &Secular Psychology

*Project/Internship

COURSE REGISTRATION

Students can either start our classes by registering for the Foundation Class/ Basic Class before going further with any other course in ADI Counselling School to ensure you have a solid foundation in counselling.

*Dynamics of Biblical Counselling and *Theology &Secular Psychology are Christian Counselling and Educational Foundation (CCEF) courses, which are optional and is taken online and offline at Philadelphia USA simultaneously.

*The 1 year Diploma in Counselling is awarded to students who had completed our Basic and Advanced courses inclusive of project writing and internship, however students interested in higher degrees can apply to take Triune Biblical University (TBU) Masters and/or Doctorate in Christian Counselling online or offline.

TUITION, FEES & DISCOUNT

We are committed to providing the highest level of quality in training and also committed to providing this educational opportunity at a cost that is more than affordable. Current course tuition can be requested from school admin/ student service.

Discount are available for referrals, group participation and family members enrolling for a course the first family member had already taken with ADI.

Discount are always available for students also taking CCEF courses through ADI.

LINCENSURE, ACCREDITATION, APPROVAL AND PARTNERSHIP

ADI is registered as a counselling and educational service with Cooperate Affairs Commission, Nigeria and presently processing its approval and accreditation from the Federal Ministry of Education. Our ProfessionalCounselling Course Certificate is not a license but a verification of your training so you can present yourself as a professional.

OUR PARTNERS

Christian Counselling and Educational Foundation, Philadelphia USA
Triune Biblical University, New York

Real Woman Foundation, Nigeria

Church Management Consult, Nigeria

Bethel Institute of Theology and Biblical Research, Nigeria

Biblical Counselling UK