Sheryll Flynn - aifc Student in Perth - aifc

SheryllflynnWhat were you doing before taking on study at aifc (eg, what line of work/study?)?
I was a Primary School Chaplain

Why did you decide to study Counselling?
I had already completed Cert IV in Pastoral Care and I was working as a primary school Chaplain. I found I was having a lot of interaction with the parents of children I was working with and I wanted the tools to enable me to address the emotional needs of the whole family.

What made you choose to study at aifc?
The Christian component and focus on body, soul and spirit to bring wholeness. What aifc teaches is consistent with my beliefs.

What would you like to do when you graduate?
I’ve already started working in Pastoral Care and Discipleship at my church. I’m open to what God has for me after I graduate but I’m enjoying where I am and I’m already using the skills I’m developing as I study.

What do you like about the course so far?
I’m loving the seminars – the content is phenomenal. I really value the input of the tutors and lecturers and I love the interaction with other students and hearing their stories.

How is study fitting into your lifestyle?
I’ve had to adjust life around study for a season but it’s worth it. I’m loving it. I work 3 days a week, I’m a wife, mother of 4 and grandmother of 4 and I’m still able to fit in study

Studying at aifc

Have you thought about becoming a qualified counsellor? It’s a great opportunity to learn how you can extend God's love and grace to the hurting out in the community.

For those who would like to enrol in aifc’s accredited Christian counselling courses we have two intakes per year for courses commencing around the following months:

  • The beginning of each year in February
  • Mid-Year courses commence in July

Enrolment Season - opens approximately 2 months prior to our courses commencing. Enrol online here during our enrolment season.

We also offer two modes of study:

  1. Seminar Blended Mode - only 13 face-to-face days per year
  2. Online Supported Mode - study online only from anywhere

A Master of Counselling course was introduced in 2018.

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Monday to Friday from 9am – 5pm

At aifc, our sole focus is to train and equip Christian Counsellors. More than just a counsellor, a Christian counsellor trusts in God and listens to His still small voice above all else.

It’s a big difference.

Nicholas Marks, CEO aifc

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