Certificate Course & Internship In Counselling

CCS Academy, a Unit of Chennai Counseling Services offers Internship in Counseling for 25 hours and certificate course for 50 hours.

Chennai Counseling Services is a registered organization under Small Scales Industries Act of Central Government. It has been offering counseling services, offering training programmes and internships. More than 200 professionals and students from various colleges with UG/PG Psychology/Social Work have benefited from its workshops and internships.

Facilitator : Karthik Lakshmanan M.Sc. (Coun. Psy.), M.Phil. (Psy. Onc.), SET (Psy.)
Visiting Counsellor, IIT – Madras/Former Assistant Professor of Counselling Psychology, Madras School of Social Work

Timing :

Morning Batch: 9AM to 1 PM on Sundays 

Afternoon Batch: 2PM to 6 PM on Sundays

Venue :
Chennai Counseling Services,
I Floor, New No. 65A, Vanniar St.,
Slightly Opp. to TMB ATM, Choolaimedu,
Chennai – 94. Click here for google map.

You can reach easily via Arcot Road of Kodambakkam.

Fee : Rs. 3500/- for the 25 hours internship programme.

Important Note: Make sure you have fast internet connection. Do NOT use 2G/3G mobile data to pay. After payment, a ticket will be generated. Please print it and keep it as the receipt for future reference. Paytm is only a gateway used in our website. Even if you don’t have the paytm account, it is ok. You can pay through UPI/Netbanking/Credit Card/Debit Card.

In FIRST NAME, do NOT give space or special character while entering billing address. After making the payment, please whatsapp to the contact number to choose the batch.

Seats are over for all 3 batches of May 2018. In June, 2 Weekend Internship batches will be started. Both batches will start from June 9th 2018.

Morning batch: 9 AM to 1 PM on Sundays  – 6 seats are available

Afternoon batch: 2 PM to 6 PM on Sundays – 10 seats are available

Seats will be allotted on First Come First Served basis. Please call or whats app + 91 – 9840924035 or click here to fill the contact us form for any more details. 

Highlights :

  • Observation of Live Counseling Sessions
  • Hands on Training
  • Less theory and more practicum
  • Case Analysis and Discussion
  • Flexible Timings
  • Placement Opportunities
  • Less Participants
  • Effective Supervision

Participants can attend the sessions in one of the batches and when they complete 25 hours, they will be given with Observership Certificate through E-Mail which can be printed and kept for records. For certificate course, a printed certificate will be given after passing the Viva Voce Examination.


  1. Skills and Qualities of an effective counselor
  2. Difference between Counseling and Psychotherapy
  3. Stages of Counseling
  4. Ethics of Counseling Practice
  5. Adlerian Therapy
  6. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  7. Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy
  8. Behaviour Therapy
  9. Gestalt Therapy
  10. Reality Therapy
  11. Rogers’ Person Centered Therapy
  12. Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  13. Transactional Analysis
  14. Life Skills Approach
  15. School and College Counseling
  1. Corporate Counseling
  2. Career Guidance & Counseling
  3. Smoking/Tobacco Cessation Counseling
  4. Marital Counseling
  5. Health Care Counseling
  6. Psychological Scales for Counseling Practice
  7. Study Skills Training
  8. Conquering Exam Anxiety
  9. Parenting
  10. Work Life Balance
  11. Stress Management
  12. Leadership
  13. Tools for Evidence Based Practice
  14. Liaison with other health professionals
  15. How to market oneself as a Counselor – Employablity Skills and Opportunities for Specialization and Higher Education

Important Note: Though there are 30 topics given, everything may not be covered with the limited time available. Participants have to give a list of topics they want to learn. Based on the list, a common agenda will be set for every session.