About Diploma

The National Council for Mental Health possesses a long established and celebrated reputation for the provision of training in Counseling. The Diploma offers a sound theoretical and practical foundation in counseling which is a developing profession in Sri Lanka, thus providing a recognised qualification, opening doors to numerous career opportunities and career enhancement in the field of Mental Health.

The National Council for Mental Health is registered with the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) as a training institute to conduct the Diploma in Practical Counseling and Mental Health under registration number P01/0449.

Who can benefit from this diploma?

HR professionals, Lecturers, Teachers, University students, Professionals in the Health sector (doctors, medical practitioners, nurses, etc.), and those interested in a career in the mental health sector.

Medium & Methods of delivery

The course will be conducted in Sinhala by experienced academic staff that comprises Consultant Psychiatrists and other Mental Health professionals, in a relatively informal learning environment within small groups. A variety of state of the art teaching techniques are used, including practical work, role play and IT e-learning resources. The lectures will be conducted in air-conditioned and well-equipped lecture halls, located in the soothing atmosphere adjacent to the Royal Colombo Golf Club.

Course in Progress

Course duration: 01 year

For application form & enquiries, please contact:
Course Coordinator
National Council for Mental Health
96/20, Kitulwatte Road, Borella
Tel. 0112- 685960
Fax 011 - 2685960
Diploma Hotline: 0773 777893