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Cybercounselling Online, Level 1

Jan. 12th – April 19th, 2018

This course is for experienced counselling practitioners who want to offer professional, ethical online counselling to their clients. We cover video, live text-chat and email-style communications methods. You will engage in hands-on text-based work with both asynchronous (e.g., secure email) and synchronous (e.g., chat) approaches.

Fits into your schedule*

three 4-week modules (12 weeks total)
completely online
most assignments are asynchronous

*The course requires a time commitment of 5 to 7 hours per week. There are weekly homework deadlines.

Certificates of completion are issued by Work and Worldwide Therapy Online

Intensive learning
low student/instructor ratio
continual discussion with peers; a forum to practise online communication skills
includes personal clinical feedback from instructor

Topic sampler
compensate for lack of non-verbal cues
ethical issues in video counselling
text-based communication and counselling skills


“I was an admitted sceptic about the ability of on line counselling to truly work with our clients but now feel it will be a great added resource to the services we provide.”


“I will continue to practice my cybercounselling techniques. I did learn a strong foundation to begin to practice online therapy with clients.”

“I enjoyed everything about this course.”

Regular fees: $1287 Canadian. BABCP membership 10% discount: $1158.30 plus taxes
Fees may be paid in full or in 3 installments of $386.10.
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Questions? Contact Lawrence Murphy (519) 831-9141 or


Lawrence Murphy, MA
Mary MacDougall, MSW
Paul Parnass, MSW, RSW
Sue Allen, BSW, RSW