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Institute of Counseling Nigeria

About this center

The institute of Counseling Nigeria is the first of its kind in this part of the world, Acquiring professional certificate as a clinical counselor and psychotherapist just got easy. The Institute provides a wide range of counseling and related courses. Students enroll with assurance and confidence on our quality courses, which are fully backed by the experience and resources of the Institute of Counseling.
The institute offers courses both in Clinical and Pastoral Counseling, within a pastoral context in the beginning but diversified in recent years to also produce a selection of further courses which follow the clinical person-centered approach developed by Carl Rogers and others.

The Institute is committed to a non-discriminatory policy to educate all who will benefit from the courses it offers, irrespective of culture, religion, tribe or nationality. The quality of education in the institute can compete with any of such in any part of the world, and the certificate is a professional qualification to start a private practice with adequate monitoring and experience. Additionally we are open to assisting the local community by accepting referral from relevant NGOs.


The Objectives of Institute of Counseling Nigeria are:

To promote the training and development of counseling skills
To provide opportunities for continuing professional development
To issued professional certificate for the purpose of private counseling practice
To produce and distribute counseling skills training resources
To provide a counseling service for individuals needing counseling.


Training Center
Founded in 2010
48 Students
10 Graduations each year
5 Teachers
6 Computers
1 Courses

Center Locations

Location NameAddress 1Address 2Post CodeCityProvinceCountry
Institute of Counseling Nigeria135, Ogunlana Drive, Surulere, Lagos.23401LagosLagos StateNigeria

Courses List

Nigeria’s Institute of Counselling offers the Short-Term Certificate Course in Counselling to provide you with the basic skills required to start a practice in the field. . It is designed to help students to develop their critical faculties to be able to recognise the existence of inequalities and discriminatory practices encountered by people in everyday life. The course will also touch on the strategies required to influence and bring about behavioural change. Students of the course will be introduced to the fundamentals of counselling as applicable in working with people from diverse demography and social categories. The certification qualifies you as a counsellor, with the s...

  • Certificate
  • Online and On Campus
  • Lagos State
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • NGN 120,000