About The College

The College is an accurate representation of Psychology and Counseling practice in a faith-based environment. The programs offered by the College are holistic in approach to life and corroborates the inherent values of the intellectual, social, physical and spiritual aspects of development.

History

College of Counseling and Psychology begun in the year 2000 as International Theological Seminary (ITS). It was then affiliated with International Theological Seminary in the USA. The seminary had the objective to train seasoned Theologians and Christian Counselors for healing a hurting world. From her inception in Ghana, ITS has trained well over 500 Ministers of the Gospel and over a 1000 Christian Counselors. In the year 2004, ITS begun the process of seeking accreditation for its Counseling Courses with the National Accreditation Board of the Ministry of Education. In 2013, International Theological Seminary gained affiliation with Trinity Theological Seminary (TTS) in Legon for its Counselor training programs and subsequently received authorization status with the National Accreditation Board. Since 2014, ITS has trained 22 Counselors at the Executive Certificate levels. Owing to the College’s emphasis on training Counselors, its name was changed to College of Counseling and Psychology and subsequently registered with the registrar General’s department.

Statement of Faith

  1. In the inspired, infallible and authoritative Word of God – the Holy Bible.
  2. There is one God eternally manifested in the person of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
  3. In the virgin birth of Jesus Christ, in His vicarious and atoning sacrifice through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension, and in His personal return in power and glory upon the earth.
  4. Regeneration and conversion through faith in Jesus Christ is absolutely essential for the salvation of lost and sinful humanity.
  5. The Gospel includes holiness of heart and life, healing of the body and a definite experience with the Holy Spirit, whereby the gifts of the Holy Spirit become active in the life of the believer.
  6. A life awareness of the presence of God’s Kingdom here on earth today and faith in the complete restoration of the Kingdom of God upon the earth in the future.
  7. In the bodily resurrection of believers at the end time; the just unto eternal life and the unjust into eternal damnation.
  8. In the spiritual unity of all believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.
  9. We also believe there are many other God-called fellowships, organizations and/or associations of which the College of Counseling and Psychology (CCP) is only one.

Visions

Our vision is to be a world-class institution for training Professional Counselors who can heal a hurting world.

Mission

Our mission is to educate and develop talents and skills of individuals to become Professional Counselors, using modern scientific tools and cutting edge innovative training in a traditional lecture form, distance learning, virtual campus model of education and practical attachment under clinical supervision.

General Information

The College is an accurate representation of Psychology and Counseling practice in a faith-based environment. The programs offered by the College are holistic in approach to life and corroborates the inherent values of the intellectual, social, physical and spiritual aspects of development.

Educational Objectives

  1. Provide a traditional and non-traditional educational setting through which basic learning tools are made available so that students may fulfill their educational desires and objectives.
  2. To help students assess their educational needs and satisfy them through a core of studies in Counseling and Psychology.
  3. To inform and make available to students the learning resources and media support required to maximize their learning and retention of acquired knowledge.
  4. To evaluate the student’s proficiency, in relationship to standards of performance, acceptable to other traditional and non-traditional educational enterprises.
  5. To prepare students for Christian and Professional services in their Church and community.

 

Other Services

  • Licensing
  • Credentials
  • Supervision and Continuing Education is provided for members who wish to join the fraternity of faithbased professional Counselors by the Ghana Academy of Christian Counselors (GACC).