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Registration for Spring 2022 courses is now open. Please use the links below to register and to learn more about our training!

 Cybercounselling Level I

Cybercounselling - Level I is a twelve-week, three module online course designed for experienced counselling practitioners who want to provide professional ethical online services. Take one Module or all three!

  • Module 1 focuses on Video Counselling
  • Module 2 focuses on Chat Counselling
  • Module 3 focuses on Email Counselling

Prerequisites:

  • Master's degree in counselling or a related field;
  • (or equivalent combination of experience and training);
  • Proficiency using a computer and the internet;
  • Membership in a professional association and adherence to their ethical code.

To register (or learn more about the course) click here.

Questions? Please email Lawrence Murphy

Videocounselling Webinar

The world has changed and for both ethical and liability reasons clinicians need to know how to deliver counselling services online. This webinar focuses on video. Your team will learn:

  • the structure of the Internet and general online ethics
  • ethical and practical issues in videocounselling
  • clinical issues in videocounselling
  • research evidence
  • self-care and boundary setting online

The webinar lasts 3.5 hours and provides ample time for questions. Fees are $1500 plus tax.

Prerequisites:

  • None

To learn more or to discuss customising the training, email Lawrence Murphy.

 Cybercounselling Level II

Cybercounselling - Level II is a twelve-week, three-module online course designed for counselling practitioners who have completed Cybercounselling Level I and want to deepen and refine their cybercounselling expertise.  Upon completion of Level II, participants are issued certificates issued exclusively by Therapy Online.

Prerequisite:

  • Cybercounselling Level I

More information

The Spring 2022 course will run April 8 to June 30.
To pre-register please email Lawrence

Telephone and Text-based Counselling

The world has changed and for both ethical and liability reasons clinicians need to know how to deliver counselling services online. This webinar focuses on alternatives to video counselling. Your team will learn:

  • ethical considerations online
  • compensating for non-verbals in telephone counselling
  • advantages of text-based communication
  • considerations in using moblie tools
  • research evidence
  • principles in effective chat counselling methods

The webinar lasts 3.5 hours and provides ample time for questions. Fees are $1500 plus tax.

To learn more or to discuss customising the training, email Lawrence Murphy.

 Foundations of Cybercounselling

Offered in collaboration with the University of Toronto, this eight-week online course covers theories and research in online counselling as well as introduces participants to some of the practical aspects of doing counselling online. The course covers various modalities of online counselling including e-mail counselling, video counselling, real-time chat and website or bulletin-board based approaches. We also explore work being done with individuals, couples, families and groups online.

Prerequisites:

  • None

Winter 2022 registration information to come.

Questions? email Lawrence Murphy

Additional Webinars and Customisation

A variety of half-day webinars are on offer in addition to the two noted above:

  • Policies and Procedures (targeted at EDs, managers and supervisors)
  • Addictions Focused Work Online
  • Burnout and Compassion Fatigue
  • Community-based Services including LTC Services
  • Enhancing Engagement and Group Cohesion Online
  • Single Session Therapy Online

All webinars are 3.5 hours and cost $1500 plus GST/HST. I have crafted these webinars specifically for various populations including children and youth, Indigenous communities, families experiencing violence, colleges and universities and others. Contact me to customise something for your team!

Prerequisites:

  • None

To learn more or to discuss customising the training, email Lawrence Murphy.