G.D. in Couple Counselling and Spirituality | Saint Paul University

G.D. in Couple Counselling and Spirituality

School of Counselling , Psychotherapy and Spirituality

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Admission applications for September 2024 are now accepted.

Program description

This diploma allows professionals who wish to update their credentials and skills in the area of couple therapy to complete theory and psychotherapy courses that are required for American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) certification.

To become a member of AAMFT, students must complete three master’s-level courses on couple theory and three courses in couple counselling training.

Who is this program for?

This program is intended for professionals who are already trained in counselling and would like to specialize in couple counselling.

Admission details

Registration: part-time or full-time
Program requirements: 6 courses
Program delivery: some courses are also offered online.
Language: this program is also offered in French.

For information about admission deadlines, please click here.


Students registered in this program may be eligible for a number of scholarships. For more information, please click here.

This diploma is conferred jointly by the Senates of Saint Paul University and the University of Ottawa.