How to become a

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Picking the right college or university to become a counsellor

To become a counsellor, a master’s degree in counselling, mental health or a related discipline is usually required. There are many colleges and universities offering training across Canada, focusing on different areas of counselling. It is not yet regulated nationally
Successful counsellors are individuals who enjoy dealing directly with people and are comfortable and discreet in handling sensitive personal information. Communications skills are vital and counsellors are good at asking insightful questions and listening closely to answers to better understand
A counsellor is a trained therapist who works with individuals or groups to help them deal with times of crisis, to help foster ongoing emotional growth or to deal with specific issues. The Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association defines the

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