internship in psychological counselling

Intern in psychological counseling and hypnotherapy

If you are studying to be a counselor, it is important to take some time to learn as much as you can about handling the client and understanding psychosocial issues. FDIP provides you an opportunity to discover the psychosocial issues of developing countries like Nepal and work in the most prevalent areas of counseling .Interacting with the people of the economically and socially backward community, you will have a much better understanding of what awaits you in a counseling career, as well as pointing you in the direction of which specialization best fits you.

As a counseling intern you will provide help to the local people on the psychosocial issues and gain experience that will enhance your knowledge on Mental and Behavioral Health. You will also assist staff of the counseling centers during the process of counseling, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Hypnotherapy and Past Life Regression Treatment.


Registration fee US$ 175

Program fee

1 week US$180
2 weeks US$280
3 weeks US$380
4 weeks US$480
5 weeks US$580
6 weeks US$680
7 weeks US$780
8 weeks US$880
9 weeks US$980
10 weeks US$1,080
11 weeks US$1,180
12 weeks US$1,280

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* Fees for the group interns will be decided by our project officer depending on the size and nature of group.

  • Registration fee include
  • Volunteer FDIP staff support
  • Communication,marketing and web cost of FDIP
  • Arrangement of host family or placement.
  • Program fee include
  • Transportation from airport to placement
  • Orientation cost of volunteer
  • Contribution to host family
  • Food and accomodation
  • Emergency support
  • Program fee exclude
  • Airfares and visa charge
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bevarages extra food and laundry
  • Recreational activities
  • Any other personal needs
  • Daily transportations

Skills and Qualifications to Intern

For Psychological Counseling & Hypnosis internship, applicant must have been trained in psychological counseling or hypnotherapy treatments. Though no specific prior experience is compulsory, you are requested to provide FDIP a brief description of your skills and practices related to the project.


2 days long orientation is held by our local staffs in Kathmandu. Interns are introduced to basic Nepali language and greets, meanwhile they are also informed about the custom, ritual, safety, travel guidance and all the dos and don'ts in the Nepali Society. Interns will be instructed about rules of the counseling and hypnotherapy centers and their duties and responsibilities.

Your Week as a Intern

First day:On the first day you'll be briefed about the Psychological Counseling Project and you will be ushered to the project location by our field officer.

Weekdays: In weekdays interns will be solely engaged in project. Daily schedule will be as follows

Morning: Breakfast ( As provided by homestay)

Daybreak: Internship placement

Evening: Back to homstay for dinner and rest

Food & Accommodation

Interns will be received at airport by our local staff. Interns are accommodated in our hostel for 2 days till the orientation. Interns are then accommodated at homestays.

You will be provided basic living standard with clean room, pure drinking water, hygienic food, bathroom and shower. Interns might share their room with other co-intens. Local meal in Nepal is Daal Bhaat, consisting of beans curry( daal),steamed rice(bhaat), vegetables, pickles and occassionally chicken or meat.

If you have any health issue and special dietary requirements please inform us while applying for the project. It will be tried to fulfill your all hygienic and nutritional requirement in meal but as a volunteer we will also be expecting some flexibility from you.

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