With an ageing population and mental health issues on the rise, the community services and health sector is fast becoming recognised as crucial to a healthy, fair and well-functioning society. In this environment, good counsellors are in great demand.
Counselling is the perfect career for those who love to help others, offering empathy and a willing ear to those in distress. It can be challenging but also offers enormous personal satisfaction.
Working to help and guide people through difficult times, you could work in a health clinic, community centre, hospital or on a hotline – or you could choose to work for yourself.
Take a look at our online counselling courses to find out how to get started in this important industry. We’ve also got a range of articles and career advice to help get you on your way.
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