ED-D 519S

Addictions Counselling

Units: 1.5

A study of addictive behaviour and the change process to understand how addictions develop and how addicted people recover. Topics include concepts and theories of addiction, brain physiology, specific substance and process addictions, controversies, challenges, interventions and treatments for addiction in counselling contexts.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ED-D 519S, ED-D 591 (if taken in the same topic).


  • Admission to MA or MEd program in Counselling Psychology; or
  • permission of the faculty.

Graduate course in the Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer Fall Spring

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