PhD in Guidance & Counselling Psychology



Our online PhD in counselling psychology program introduces cutting-edge theoretical concepts and is designed to build on your foundational knowledge of psychology. Moreover, our curriculum is focussed on increasing competencies that are required to become a world-class counsellor.

3 Years

Master degree in psychology or relevant stream from a recognized university

Salient Features

  • Develop ethical and social responsibility
  • Blend of psychology, education, and co-curricular activities
  • Balance between clinical and research training
  • Develop meaningful professional direction for life after graduation

What do you gain?

  • Students gain skills to conduct independent research and this in-turn enables them to make original and significant contributions to their chosen field of psychology.
  • Graduates gain a deep understanding of self and also gain immense practical experience.
  • Graduates also learn skills that can be applied to anthropological studies and global social circumstances.
  • Students are exposed to several psycho-therapeutic techniques that are extremely useful if they wish to become counsellors.

Why Choose Us?

Texila American University, is a Tier-1 private university that offers quality higher education in the research domain. Our doctoral program in guidance and counselling psychology is a flexible, online program that is designed to benefit working professionals. We also offer affordable costs and excellent support services for international students as well.


  • Block Subjects Credits Research Work
    1 Advanced Psychopathology and Mental hygiene 4
    2 Research Methodology 4
    3 Counseling research and evaluation 4 Identification of Guide and Approval of Guide
    Capstone Project 2
    4 Issues in Vocational Counseling and Guidance 4
    5 Family and Sex Counseling 4 Research proposal Submission
    6 Micro-skills in Counselling and Clinical Psychology 4 Research Proposal Presentation
    7 Research Work
    9 Term Report 1 & Approval 3
    11 Term Report 2 & Approval Journal Publications(8) E-conference(2)
    13 Term Report 3 & Approval Journal Publications(8) E-conference(2) 64
    16 Synopsis
    17 Rough Draft Thesis Submission
    18 Thesis Submission
    Total Credits 90

Learning Methodology

The core learning methodology includes BBRRIICCSS models, Forum Discussions, Case Studies, Contextual Project Work, Article Review and Research Project. BRICS model is a uniquely designed methodology


Doctoral Structure

Our PhD in General Business Management program is designed to remove roadblocks for you and demystify the dissertation process. This unique approach centers on supporting you in three ways: through program structure, a dedicated faculty and support team, and online resources. To help generate momentum toward graduation, you’ll begin your dissertation early in the program. Our faculty, support team, and online resources will help guide you every step of the way.

Doctoral Structure

Career Path

Some of the job titles are our graduates can choose from include the following:

  • Mental Health Counsellor
  • Psychologist
  • Marriage and Family Counsellor
  • Career and School Counsellor
  • Post-secondary Teacher