The course welcomes all Christians, who wish to be a practicing counselor for the people of God. This course will equip the participants with the principles of counseling and familiarise them with the basic principles of counselling recommended by the Kerala Catholic Bishop’s Conference. The goal of the course is to help the participants to acquire the skills, insights, understanding and knowledge they will need to work effectively, promoting mental health and wholeness of each individuals from a Biblical perspective. The participants will be able to use these counseling skills in their ministries.