Addiction Studies. Counselling
Learn how to help people in the community. Whether it’s assisting a family affected by an addiction or counselling someone who’s mourning, your training will prepare you to handle life's challenges. Our programmes are practical and applied. You learn through work experience. More details
Understand the theory as well as practical strategies to treat clients. Help them manage addictions.
Learn a range of counselling techniques and therapies. Practise in the classroom. Work under clinical supervision.
Further your professional practice in health or social services. Flexible learning.
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Be supported all the way
Our students enjoy learning from people who have rich experience in these areas and who are conducting research in these fields. Our teaching staff are active researchers who participate in national and international conferences.
You’ll be part of a supportive group and benefit from interactive learning in the classroom as well as work placements on many courses.
Close connections with the sector
Our close connection to the sector offers you many opportunities to do work experience, practicums, gain clinical practice and to get supervision.
We work with professional bodies such as Dapaanz and NZAC, along with industry, to make sure what you're studying is recognised, applicable and approved.
Designed to suit you
We know life’s busy. We offer full-time and part-time options at our Wellington CBD and Petone campuses, as well as in Auckland. You can also do some learning online or do a short course.
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