The Faculty of Human Sciences at Saint Paul University offers a graduate program leading to a Graduate Diploma in Couple Counselling and Spirituality. This diploma is conferred jointly by the Senates of Saint Paul University and the University of Ottawa under the terms of the federation agreement between them.
Professionals who seek to update their credentials and skills in the area of couple therapy, by completing the Diploma, will have met the requirements, in the area of theory and therapy, of the marriage and family courses required towards certification by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT). AAMFT Clinical Membership pre-requisites include three master’s courses in MFT theory and three courses in MFT training.
This program is intended for professionals who are already experienced counselors and who would like to specialize in couple counselling.