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This section provides answers to some of the questions we commonly encounter from prospective students or others looking to engage with the institute. If you however do have any other questions, please feel free to write to us at

  • What is the Certificate of Practice in Counselling Psychology (CoPCP) offered by PIPAS?
    The CoPCP is an 11-month counselling psychology programme offered by PIPAS. It is designed to provide rigorous training to individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in counselling psychology. The programme is comparable in rigor and content to regular counsellor training programmes offered by global counselling training institutes. The CoPCP covers a range of topics including counselling theories, communication skills, ethics, and diversity. It also includes practical training through supervised counselling sessions and offers opportunities for personal and professional growth. Upon completion of the programme, graduates are awarded the Certificate of Practice in Counselling Psychology and are equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to work as professional counsellors.
  • Is the PIPAS program recognized by the UGC or affiliated with any university?
    No, PIPAS is not recognized by the UGC or affiliated with any university. We are a certificate program that provides practical experience and training in Counselling. While we are not a diploma or degree program, our curriculum is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to become effective Counsellors. We believe that this approach offers our students a unique learning experience that is focused on developing practical skills for the real world.
  • Is there any internship being run at PIPAS? If yes, how does it work?"
    Yes, we do offer internships at PIPAS. Our internship program is designed to provide hands-on experience to aspiring psychotherapists who are interested in pursuing their career in this field. The internship program is open to graduate students who are currently enrolled in a psychology or counseling program. The program typically lasts from one month to six months and covers a range of topics, including psychotherapy techniques, assessment and diagnosis, and ethics and professional conduct. During the internship, students work closely with experienced therapists and receive regular supervision and feedback. They also have the opportunity to observe therapy sessions, participate in group therapy, and work with clients under the supervision of a licensed therapist. If you are interested in applying for our internship program, please contact us for more information. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have and guide you through the application process.
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