Update Date : Wednesday, May 9, 2018   

Professional Therapeutic Counseling


Program Description


This short course gives learners the knowledge, skills and competencies to work as a therapeutic counselor in an agency context. The course is adapted to make competency in advanced level.


Contact Person


Fatemeh Noughani, Ph.D., PMHN

Tel.: (+98) 912 134 9575

E-mail: fnoughani@yahoo.com


Program Objectives


Develop fundamentals to counseling and counselor; Develop proficiency in knowledge transfer in counseling; Provide didactic practice in advocacy and helping processes in primary health module, clinical consulting module and chronic health conditions module; Develop a humanistic perspective to ethical, legal, and decision making in counseling.


Method of Instruction


Didactic Learning, lectures, experiential-based learning, scenario-based learning, virtual learning, and group discussions.

Program Location


PMHN Department; Roozbeh Hospital; Imam Khomeini Hospital; Woman’s Consulting Office of the University

Program Directors


Fatemeh Noughani, Ph.D., PMHN - E-mail: fnoughani@yahoo.com, Tel.: (+98) 912 134 9575

Fataneh Ghadirian, Ph.D., PMHN - E-mail: f-ghadirianb@tums.ac.ir, Tel.: (+98) 913 216 0360


Program Instructors


Abolfazl Mohammadi, Ph.D., Psychologist - E-mail: a-mohammadi@tums.ac.ir, Tel.: (+98) 912 405 9895

Soheil Rahimi, Ph.D., Psychologist - E-mail: rahimi@tums.ac.ir, Tel.: (+98) 912 496 8747


Numbers and Dates


Number Of Positions Offered 10
Program Duration 2 weeks
Program Start Date July 7, 2018
Program Finish Date July 18, 2018
Application Deadline May 15, 2018
Tuition Fee $500


Who Can Attend


Health-related professionals who have fluency in English and possess fundamental knowledge of counseling.



How To Apply


All applicants should apply online. Please note there is no in-person admission. You can fill in the Online Application Form and upload all the required documents. For more information on online application procedure please contact admission@tums.ac.ir


Visa Application


TUMS will assist you in obtaining your visa after you are admitted. All international students are required to obtain a student visa from the Iranian Consulate/Embassy in their home country before departing for Iran. After we receive your completed Visa Application Form (VAF), at least 6 to 8 weeks should be allowed for the completion of the visa application. Student will enter Iran with a one-month visa. After visiting their school and familiarizing themselves with the schedule and surroundings, students will be accompanied to the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology in order to extend their student visa (if necessary).




If you require accommodation, you will be given the opportunity to use our international dormitories located close to campus in Tehran at student rate.