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 program in Counselling Psychology; or
  • permission of the department.

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

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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