Study Therapy

Therapeutic Studies and Counselling is an area that is growing steadily. At the Western Sydney University, this area is approached in a variety of ways. Our students are given theoretical and practical guidance, to prepare them for their careers. As well as offering counselling courses, the University prepares students who wish to use their creativity for therapeutic purposes. This includes visual arts and other artistic mediums.

Therapy courses

Course NameLocationDurationATAR
Master of Art Therapy Parramatta 2F / 4P Not applicable
Graduate Diploma in Counselling Parramatta 2P Not applicable
Graduate Certificate in Counselling Parramatta 1P Not applicable
Master of Psychotherapy and Counselling Parramatta 2F / 4P

Career opportunities for Therapy graduates

Art Therapist

Professional art therapists are employed in a variety of settings, including health, government and community organisations and private practice.


Graduates work with a wide range of client groups presenting problems across the spectrum, from addictions work to family support, relationship counselling to sexual assault, and problem gambling to women's health.

Meet the Academics