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Counselling Schools & Colleges

Counselling SchoolsCounsellors play an important role in society; this role could be yours once you complete counselling training at one of the schools and colleges listed in this guide. You will learn how to use counselling techniques that provide your patients with the tools needed to change their lives. You will help them adjust their behaviours and patterns so they are able to work toward a more positive future.

Counselling training will introduce you to the many reasons why people turn to counsellors. They may need assistance because they are a victim of family violence or lost a family member. They could be struggling with substance abuse or simply have a hard time handling life's challenges. Your counsellor training will help you learn therapeutic techniques to help all types of people in all types of situations. You will learn how to help them build self-esteem and confidence while managing and reducing stress.

Counselling training schools will also show you how to offer group counselling to help two or more individuals resolve emotional conflicts. This directly relates to family counselling where emotions are high and all parties need to find common ground. This training can lead you to a fulfilling career in any number of fields, including marriage, substance abuse, rehabilitation, and child abuse counselling.

Click on one of the counselling schools or colleges below to get started on your path to becoming a counselor.


Featured School

Trillium College
Trillium College

Trillium College

Burlington, Ontario
Kingston, Ontario
Oshawa, Ontario
Ottawa, Ontario
Peterborough, Ontario
St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Community Service Worker
  • Developmental Service Worker

Trillium College

6 Ontario Locations
  • Burlington
  • Kingston
  • Oshawa
  • Ottawa
  • Peterborough
  • St. Catharines
  • Community Service Worker
  • Developmental Service Worker
  • triOS College

    9 Ontario Locations
    • Brampton, Ontario
    • Hamilton, Ontario
    • Kitchener, Ontario
    • London, Ontario
    • Mississauga, Ontario
    • Oshawa, Ontario
    • Scarborough, Ontario
    • Toronto, Ontario
    • Windsor, Ontario
  • Addiction Worker
  • Community Services Worker
  • CTS Canadian Career College


    Barrie, Ontario
    North Bay, Ontario
    Sudbury, Ontario
  • Addictions Interventions Counselling
  • Eastern College

    New Brunswick
    • Fredericton
    • Moncton
    • Saint John
    Newfoundland
    • St. John's
    Nova Scotia
    • Halifax
    Prince Edward Island
    • Charlottetown
  • Child and Youth Care with Addictions Support Worker
  • Child and Youth Care Worker
  • Herzing College


    Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Community Services Worker
  • Stenberg College


    Surrey, British Columbia
  • Community Mental Health & Addictions Worker
  • CDI College

    British Columbia
    • Burnaby
    • Surrey
    • Vancouver
    • Victoria
    Manitoba
    • Winnipeg
    Ontario
    • Ajax
    • Hamilton
    • Mississauga
    • North York
    • Scarborough
    • Toronto
  • Addictions & Community Services Worker
  • Child and Youth Services Worker
  • Social Services Worker Foundations
  • Social Services Worker Recovery Specialist
  • Social Services Worker Youth Specialist
  • Vancouver Career College

    5 British Columbia Locations
    • Abbotsford
    • Burnaby
    • Coquitlam
    • Kelowna
    • Surrey
  • Addictions and Community Services Worker
  • Social Services Worker Foundations
  • Social Services Worker Recovery Specialist
  • Social Services Worker Youth Specialist
  • Medix College


    Brantford, Ontario
    Kitchener, Ontario
  • Child and Youth Care with Addictions Support Worker
  • Developmental Service Worker
  • Stratford Career Institute


    Distance Learning
  • Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist
  • Psychology/Social Work
  • Relaxation Therapist