Higher Diploma in Clinical Psychology - Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling - KIPC | Educartis

2 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This comprehensive, two-year course is designed to offer learners the opportunity to develop their knowledge of the psychological models relevant to the practice of clinical psychology and the practical skills necessary in this area. The on-campus programme provides training across a range of models including cognitive behaviour, cognitive analytic, psychodynamic and systemic approaches and is targeted towards those who wish to practice in diverse settings including mental health clinics, psychiatric hospitals, schools, churches, correctional facilities, businesses, and various counselling set-ups. 

This field of clinical psychology is a fascinating branch of the discipline and it focuses specifically on treating and assessing mental illness, psychiatric problems, and abnormal behaviour. If you're looking for a job that is well paid and in a highly varied setting, where no two days are the same, then this might be the right career option for you. This programme has been designed to give you the mind-set, speciality skills, and knowledge to work effectively in a field that is both challenging and rewarding. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this programme, students will have: 

  • Developed and understanding of the need for an ethical and professional approach to counselling.
  • A sufficient degree of self-awareness and maturity to enable them to practice safely and ethically.
  • Developed the ability to give and receive critical feedback in a reflective and constructive manner.
  • Be experienced in and able to make good use of the clinical supervision process.
  • An active knowledge of current research in the field.

Certification obtained

Higher Diploma in Clinical Psychology

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will open students up to a range of exciting careers, including: 

  • Psychologist 
  • Clinical Assistant Professor 
  • Clinical Counsellor 
  • Social Worker 



Private University



Private University

When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this programme, students must have: 

  • A relevant Bachelor's degree 

How do I apply?

To apply, students must provide: 

  • A completed application form 
  • Copy of National ID/Passport 
  • Copy of Examination Result Slips/Certificates

Payment options

All fee payments should be made directly to the Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling. The institute DOES NOT accept cash or personal cheques.

Detailed course information

This programme is taken on campus at the Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling over the course of 16 months. It can be taken either on a part-time/full-time/evening basis. 

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