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Amani Counselling Centre & Training Institute


About this center

The Amani Counselling Centre and Training Institute (ACCTI) was founded in 1979 as an independent, not-for-profit, voluntary organisation with the aim of providing compassionate and professional mental health services to all Kenyans, regardless of race, sex, creed or community. In addition to counselling services, the centre offers trainings, workshops, certificates, and diplomas in Counselling Psychology, Social Work and Community Development.  Over the years, ACCTI has expanded from their central office to include satellite centres in Kisumu, Nyeri and Mombasa in order to meet the growing needs of communities outside of Nairobi. 

ACCTI plays a vital role in the lives of Kenyans through its dedication and commitment to providing leading-edge services and instruction for counsellors of the future. Using customised learning programmes and guaranteed work placements, the centre provides affordable, and reliable mental health counselling and training services for clients, professionals and the general public. 

We offer:

  • A well established centre with 37 years of experience.
  • A training centre registered by NITA, TVETA and The Ministry of Education.
  • Conducive studying atmosphere.
  • A widely networked agency
  • Experienced and highly qualified staff under frequent supervision
  • Subsidised professional counselling for students.
  • Affordable fees with flexible instalment arrangements 

Details

Technical institute
Founded in 1979
16 Courses

Center Locations

Location NameAddress 1Address 2Post CodeCityProvinceCountry
Amani Counselling Centre & Training InstituteMbagathi Way Off Langata Road P.O. Box 41738 - 00100 Nairobi Kenya.NairobiNairobiKenya

Courses List

Over the course of nine months, this Certificate in Social Work and Community Development is intended to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will enable them to perform and manage development activities in their society, as well as influence and guide the future of their community. This programme offers a unique insight into current community development practice, as well as interaction with sector experts for a comprehensive and well-rounded learning experience. Social work is a challenging, changing and high-growth profession that will put you in a position to make an actual difference in many people's lives.  If you're seeking to make lasting, signif...

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 9 months
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 46,000
  • Total

Diploma Courses go for Two Years with practical field attachments and supervision to enable learners have a hands-on experience to be able to participate effectively in National development as important change agents as well as vehicles for community transformation.

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This two year Diploma in Social Work and Community Development is designed to give students the hands-on experience they need in order to participate effectively in national development as important change agents, as well as become vehicles for community transformation. Through practical field attachments and supervision, this programme offers learners a unique insight into current community development practice for an educational experience that extends well beyond the classroom. Social work is one of the fastest growing professions in Kenya, providing challenging, meaningful, and remunerative career opportunities that allow you to help people overcome struggles including addic...

  • Diploma
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • KSh 78,500

This one year course in Social Work and Welfare aims to train individuals with the requisite knowledge in the social work field to ensure quality of human life and social solidarity. Learners will also gain crucial practical experience on how to work with individuals, groups, and communities in a multi-cultural society. The course is ideal for learners interested in preparing for entry-level employment in social welfare programs or social work agencies. Workers in the social welfare sector are responsible for providing support services to people of all ages and backgrounds. This is a challenging, exciting and growing field in counselling and whether you're just starting out, or ...

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This sixteen hour, intensive crash course on Disaster Management aims to inculcate up-to-date practical knowledge and field skills to participants so that they are able to effectively reduce risks, prepare, mitigate, and respond to man-made and natural disasters. This course is relevant for community leaders, project managers, NGO workers, police offers and religious leaders.   In a world where natural disasters, civil conflicts, and terrorist attacks have become prevalent, global demand is surging for emergency professionals with the leadership skills to manage complex crisis situations, and coordinate the many agencies that address emergency situations in order to mitigate the...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

This intensive, five-day School Leavers Programme is designed to arm high school graduates and first year university students with the required knowledge, and qualifications to fast-track their career in counselling. This comprehensive course will give students a variety of transferable skills to make them more employable or better prepared to go onto higher education. Many ambitious school leavers want to get a head start in a working world that is changing, complex, and exciting. Whether you've decided to go straight into the counselling field, take a gap year before university, or are simply exploring your post-education options, this on-campus School Leavers Programme will e...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Start Date: 20/09/2018
  • KSh 10,000
  • Total

This two month course is designed to help individuals acquire the skills and certification necessary to counsel those who suffer from the effects of substance abuse. It focuses on issues including relapse prevention, short and long term effects of drug use, and techniques for improving the client's quality of life. This programme is ideal for community/religious leaders, NGO workers, police officers, as well as women and youth leaders. Drug and substance abuse is a serious public health problem that affects almost every community and family in some way and with the rise of addiction, the need for qualified substance abuse counsellors is in high demand. In this field, you'll have...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 3 more)
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Start Date: 01/10/2018 (and 3 more)
  • Price on application

This two month course provides learners an introduction to basic counselling skills and personal development. It's suited for individuals who have little to no counselling experience, who are interested in developing their counselling-related skills to either enhance their work or as the starting point for further training in counselling. Through a combination of theory and practical work, participants are introduced to key theoretical aspects of counselling and are encouraged to focus on self-exploration and self-awareness. The counselling field is growing, yielding many challenging, exciting and rewarding opportunities for workers within this sector. If you have a strong desir...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 3 more)
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Start Date: 01/10/2018 (and 3 more)
  • Price on application

This two month course provides learners an introduction to basic counselling skills and personal development. It's suited for individuals who have little to no counselling experience, who are interested in developing their counselling-related skills to either enhance their work or as the starting point for further training in counselling. Through a combination of theory and practical work, participants are introduced to key theoretical aspects of counselling and are encouraged to focus on self-exploration and self-awareness. The counselling field is growing, yielding many challenging, exciting and rewarding opportunities for workers within this sector. If you have a strong desir...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 3 more)
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Start Date: 01/10/2018 (and 3 more)
  • Price on application

This two month, intensive course in Trauma Counselling is designed to enrich the learner's understanding of the following important areas in the field including trauma-related disorders, trauma recovery models and working with traumatised children and youth. It is ideal for professionals such as nurses, doctors, teachers, pastors, social workers, and counsellors. Trauma Counselling is a dynamic and rewarding profession with its own unique challenges and rewards. A growing field in psychology, it provides a rare opportunity for professionals to do work of profound significance on a daily basis, with a huge potential to change people's lives for the better. If this is something th...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 3 more)
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Start Date: 01/10/2018 (and 3 more)
  • Price on application

This two month, intensive course in Trauma Counselling is designed to enrich the learner's understanding of the following important areas in the field including trauma-related disorders, trauma recovery models and working with traumatised children and youth. It is ideal for professionals such as nurses, doctors, teachers, pastors, social workers, and counsellors. Trauma Counselling is a dynamic and rewarding profession with its own unique challenges and rewards. A growing field in psychology, it provides a rare opportunity for professionals to do work of profound significance on a daily basis, with a huge potential to change people's lives for the better. If this is something th...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 3 more)
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Start Date: 01/10/2018 (and 3 more)
  • Price on application

This two-month course on HIV/AIDS Counselling is open to learners interested in developing professional counselling skills in this specialised field. Through a combination of theory and practical work, participants will explore the difficult issues of living with this disease, as well as the psychological theories of counselling in relation to it. The programme is very relevant for community leaders, workers, project managers, NGO workers and Women and Youth Leaders. Kenya is home to one of the world's worst HIV and AIDS epidemics and counselling is a fundamental component in the prevention, treatment, and care of this disease. If you are looking for a meaningful career that wil...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 3 more)
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Start Date: 01/10/2018 (and 3 more)
  • Price on application

This two month course on Parenting for Adolescents equips participants with the knowledge and carer skills needed to resolve teenager behaviour problems including violence, substance abuse, and sexuality. The course is relevant for community leaders, project managers, religious leaders, NGO workers and youth leaders, among others. Working with children and young people is challenging, exciting and rewarding. If you like the idea of playing an important part in a child's early learning, or helping support a young person through difficult times and making a difference to their future, then this course could be the right option for you. This on-campus Parenting for Adolescents cour...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 3 more)
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Start Date: 01/10/2018 (and 3 more)
  • Price on application

This two month course in Child Therapy introduces learners to the theoretical aspects of psychology and how they apply to the practical areas of child development. It is highly relevant to individuals who are responsible for promoting the psychological well-being of children and young people including community leaders, project managers, NGO workers, police offers and women and youth leaders. Child therapy is one of the major subspecialties within clinical psychology and those in this field will reap the benefits of helping others while working independently, or within an organisation. If you love working with children and have a passion for helping others, then child therapy mi...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 3 more)
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Start Date: 01/10/2018 (and 3 more)
  • Price on application

This two-month course on HIV/AIDS Counselling is open to learners interested in developing professional counselling skills in this specialised field. Through a combination of theory and practical work, participants will explore the difficult issues of living with this disease, as well as the psychological theories of counselling in relation to it. The programme is very relevant for community leaders, workers, project managers, NGO workers and Women and Youth Leaders. Kenya is home to one of the world's worst HIV and AIDS epidemics and counselling is a fundamental component in the prevention, treatment, and care of this disease. If you are looking for a meaningful career that wil...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 3 more)
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Start Date: 01/10/2018 (and 3 more)
  • Price on application

This two month course is designed to help individuals acquire the skills and certification necessary to counsel those who suffer from the effects of substance abuse. It focuses on issues including relapse prevention, short and long term effects of drug use, and techniques for improving the client's quality of life. This programme is ideal for community/religious leaders, NGO workers, police officers, as well as women and youth leaders. Drug and substance abuse is a serious public health problem that affects almost every community and family in some way and with the rise of addiction, the need for qualified substance abuse counsellors is in high demand. In this field, you'll have...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 3 more)
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Start Date: 01/10/2018 (and 3 more)
  • Price on application

This two month course in Child Therapy introduces learners to the theoretical aspects of psychology and how they apply to the practical areas of child development. It is highly relevant to individuals who are responsible for promoting the psychological well-being of children and young people including community leaders, project managers, NGO workers, police offers and women and youth leaders. Child therapy is one of the major subspecialties within clinical psychology and those in this field will reap the benefits of helping others while working independently, or within an organisation. If you love working with children and have a passion for helping others, then child therapy mi...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 3 more)
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Start Date: 01/10/2018 (and 3 more)
  • Price on application

This two month course on Parenting for Adolescents equips participants with the knowledge and carer skills needed to resolve teenager behaviour problems including violence, substance abuse, and sexuality. The course is relevant for community leaders, project managers, religious leaders, NGO workers and youth leaders, among others. Working with children and young people is challenging, exciting and rewarding. If you like the idea of playing an important part in a child's early learning, or helping support a young person through difficult times and making a difference to their future, then this course could be the right option for you. This on-campus Parenting for Adolescents cour...

  • Course
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 3 more)
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Start Date: 01/10/2018 (and 3 more)
  • Price on application

The Certificate in Counselling Psychology has been designed to give students an excellent foundation for advanced study in counselling psychology or related areas. A short, yet intensive twenty four day crash-course, this programme blends theory and practice to give you a rigorous academic base in therapy, as well as significant practical experience.The therapy profession is growing exponentially because it provides career opportunities that are meaningful, remunerative, and flexible. If you have a strong desire to help others and are seeking to create positive change in the world, then a career in this field may be right for you. This on-campus course is designed to be the firs...

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 2 more)
  • Duration: 24 days
  • Start Date: 03/10/2018 (and 2 more)
  • KSh 54,500
  • Total

The Certificate in Counselling Psychology has been designed to give students an excellent foundation for advanced study in counselling psychology or related areas. A short, yet intensive twenty four day crash-course, this programme blends theory and practice to give you a rigorous academic base in therapy, as well as significant practical experience.The therapy profession is growing exponentially because it provides career opportunities that are meaningful, remunerative, and flexible. If you have a strong desire to help others and are seeking to create positive change in the world, then a career in this field may be right for you. This on-campus course is designed to be the firs...

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Nairobi (and 2 more)
  • Duration: 24 days
  • Start Date: 03/10/2018 (and 2 more)
  • KSh 54,500
  • Total