Why study rehabilitation counselling at La Trobe?

High employability

89.9 per cent of recent graduates from our undergraduate health services and support degrees found employment within four months of graduation.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2021, ComparED: Health Services & Support (Undergraduate)

Top 200 globally

La Trobe's clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects are ranked in the world’s top 200.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2021, World University Rankings 2022 by subject: clinical, pre-clinical and health

Real work settings

Learn in Victoria’s leading hospitals through our on-site clinical schools and work placements.

Find out more about our health placements

Career opportunities in rehabilitation counselling

Career pathways

Studying rehabilitation counselling builds transferable skills in communication, analytical thinking and problem solving to prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Rehabilitation counsellor
  • Case manager
  • Registered nurse
  • Social worker
  • Occupational therapist
  • Disability support worker

Future employers

Potential employers of rehabilitation counselling graduates include:

  • IPAR Rehabilitation
  • Mercy Health
  • Peninsula Health
  • Konekt Aus
  • Lives Lived Well
  • Wellways
  • The Australian Institute of Sport

Want to learn more about rehabilitation counselling?

If you’re interested in learning more about a career in rehabilitation counselling take a look at our series of videos, which provide insights into:

  • what rehabilitation counselling involves
  • some of the settings in which a rehabilitation counsellor might work
  • the perspective of a student on placement
Watch the videos

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