Applied Psychology

"You love people, that is clear… You friends know where to find you when they need somebody who can listen or who is in for a good chat… you are compassionate … you have a lot of patience … "

We are not going to hide it: there is some theory to be dealt with. But from the very first day you will also learn plenty of skills. You will become an expert in psychological conversation, diagnosis and guidance. You learn how to coach people and develop trainings.

As a psychological counselor, you can start working in student counseling centers, schools, rehabilitation centers, selection agencies, employment agencies, centers for mental health care for children and adults, centers for crisis mediation, psychiatric facilities, victim support services, … There is no need to make a choice for one major. At Howest, you simply go through all the trajectories where you can put your own accents. This considerably increases your chances on the labour market!

  • This program is only available in Dutch!