This unit will explore the personal journey of the student as a Professional Counsellor seeking to ethically integrate Psychology, Theology and Spirituality with a diversity of clients in an Australian context.

Unit Code: DZ2075S

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Counselling

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes


Apply integrated counselling skills to clients with low to moderate needs


Evaluate own practice in the context of recognised approaches to integration


Understand their emerging identity as a Professional Counsellor


Demonstrate the integration of counselling theory, knowledge and skills through ongoing supervision, received counselling and client engagement


Ethically apply integrated Christian Counselling to diverse clients in an Australian context.

Unit sequence

This is a core unit of the Advanced Diploma in Counselling. This unit runs throughout the year.

Co-requisite Theories of Ethical Counselling Integration


This unit is an online supported delivery that employs group lecture interaction at the commencement of the unit, online, utilising additional instructor-led material analysis and discussion and a mid-semester group lecture tutorial. Students can engage in the group lecture through physical or technology enabled attendance.


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Case Study

Case Studies (5 entries x 500 words each) 2500 words

2500 50.0

Essay 1500 words

1500 25.0

Written Assessment - Portfolio Record of: • Client work (min 20 hrs) • Received counselling hours (min 15 hrs) • Supervision (min 15 hrs) Report from Supervisor 500 words

500 25.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 26 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-13 13:28:50 +1100