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Diploma in Psychology, Counselling and Mental Health



Diploma in Psychology, Counselling and Mental Health is a course run by Career Academy, Dublin. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of Duration: Approximately 170 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.. Diploma in Psychology, Counselling and Mental Health gives a Course Qualification of Professional Qualification. For more information about Diploma in Psychology, Counselling and Mental Health at Career Academy, please review the details below.

Master the skills to manage and motivate others and study psychology and counselling online today!
Learn to have positive relationships and lead teams well with effective communication skills and conflict resolution techniques and understand the signs, symptoms and possible treatments of adult mental health problems.
Introduction to Psychology
  1. The Nature and Scope of Psychology
  2. The Neurological Basis of Behaviour
  3. Environmental Effects on Behaviour
  4. Consciousness and Perception
  5. Personality
  6. Psychological Development
  7. Needs, Drives and Motivation

Certificate in Psychology & Counselling

  1. Stress
  2. Abnormal Behaviour
  3. Individual Behaviour
  4. Group Behaviour
  5. Methods of Dealing with Psychological Problems
  6. Conflict Resolution
  7. Interpersonal Communication Skills

Counselling Skills

  1. Learning Specific Skills
  2. Listening and Bonding
  3. Reflection
  4. Questioning
  5. Interview Techniques
  6. Changing Beliefs and Normalising
  7. Finding Solutions
  8. Ending the Counselling

Advanced Counselling Skills

  1. The Counselling Session
  2. Focusing on the Present
  3. Telephone Counselling
  4. Dealing with Crisis
  5. Problem Solving Techniques I – Aggression
  6. Problem Solving Techniques II – Depression
  7. Problem Solving Techniques III – Grief and Loss
  8. Problem Solving Techniques IV – Suicide

Counselling Techniques

  1. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy I: Freud, Erikson & Jung
  2. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy II: Adler
  3. Humanistic / Existential Approaches I: Gestalt Therapy
  4. Humanistic / Existential Approaches II
  5. Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy
  6. Behavioural Therapy
  7. Solution-Focussed Counselling
  8. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Professional Practice in Psychology

  1. Understanding Counselling
  2. Ethics & Confidentiality
  3. Understanding the Self
  4. Personality
  5. Emotions and Behaviour
  6. Supervision
  7. Referral Practice

Mental Health

  1. Introduction to Mental Health
  2. Risk and Protective Factors
  3. Stress
  4. Helping Yourself and Others
  5. Mental Health in the Workplace
  6. Suicide Risk & Intervention
  7. Recognise & Respond to Domestic Violence
  8. Aged Care and Support Services
  9. Psychotherapeutic and Pharmacological Treatments in Mental Health
  10. Ethical Responsibilities of Mental Health Professionals
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Training ProviderCareer Academy
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationProfessional Qualification
Course DurationDuration: Approximately 170 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.
Course TimeYou will have access to this course for up to 18 months until you complete.
Course Fee899
Phone01 437 8559
Course CodePSCI2038
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