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social counsellor





Social counsellors provide support and guidance to individuals in the social work area, to help them solve specific problems in their personal life. It involves addressing personal and relationship issues, dealing with inner conflicts, crisis moments such as depression and addiction, in an attempt to empower individuals to achieve change and improve their life quality.

Scope note

Excludes people performing counselling services in the medical therapeutic sense.

Alternative Labels

crisis counsellor

crisis counselor

crisis intervension counsellor

crisis intervention counsellor

crisis situation counsellor

crisis situation counselor

gerontology counsellor

personal counsellor

rehabilitation support counsellor

relationship advisor

social counselling worker

social counselor

social psychologist

social therapist

youth counseller

youth counsellor

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

Skills & Competences

Skills & Competences