Duration: 1 year full time / Part time available
Venue: North Shore Campus
Start date: 4 March 2013 / 22 July 2013
There are limited places available for this qualification. Interviews are required for entry to this course of study.
This Graduate Diploma pathway is designed for health professionals and volunteers whose work requires a detailed understanding of human experience and behaviour. It is the first stage of AUT’s integrated psychotherapy programme that leads to qualification as a beginning psychotherapist.
Graduates who go on to complete the Master of Psychotherapy can apply for provisional membership of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists and under an interim scope of practice with the Psychotherapy Registration Board of Aotearoa/New Zealand.
You must participate in an interview process for acceptance into this programme.
For more information about this contact:
09 921 9735
The pathway will provide you with the theory and foundation skills of psychotherapy, including an understanding of human experience and human behaviour. There is an emphasis on self-awareness and experiential learning, so you learn to understand your own processes of interaction and develop effective communication skills.
This qualification is designed to augment your knowledge, skills and employability if you work in an area that requires you to form professional relationships with patients. It also fulfills the entry criteria for the Master of Psychotherapy.
Below is a summary only. For a comprehensive overview of this qualification, please refer to the Academic calendar.
567402 Human Development
567403 Social and Cultural Analysis
567404 Research in Mental Health
567418 Foundation Knowledge for Psychotherapy
567434 Reflexivity and Relational Skills
567435 Introductory Skills for Psychotherapy
567436 Assessment and Treatment Planning for Clinical Populations