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A career in counselling is a rewarding experience, where your therapeutic skills and knowledge can assist people to make life-enhancing emotional, mental and lifestyle changes. At USQ we will prepare you for the growing need for counsellors in our society, so you have the right skills to assist people to better their lives. 

Training in counselling enhances employability across the community services sector, and integrates well into other disciplines. At USQ, counselling can be taken as a major within psychology, human services, and science degrees, or studied within a dedicated counselling postgraduate qualification. 

Career prospects

Our graduates are highly competitive in securing permanent positions as counsellors, community development workers, child safety officers, project officers, welfare workers, and support workers in both government and non-government areas.

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The Future of Counselling Guide: Job Prospects and Trends

Counselling pathways

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