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Diploma in Addiction Therapy and Psychology

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Diploma in Addiction Therapy and Psychology
Diploma in Addiction Therapy and Psychology

Take your most significant steps to help people break free from addiction. This Diploma in Addiction Therapy and Psychology  course will enhance your knowledge of addiction therapy and psychology. 

In this Diploma in Addiction Therapy and Psychology course, you’ll discover the psychological approaches to addiction treatment. The course will thoroughly introduce you to the psychological models and theories of addiction. On top of that, you’ll gain valuable insights into counselling and therapy to help addicted individuals. The course will also teach you about alcohol and drug issues in the workplace. Finally, you’ll explore the must-have skills to become an addiction counsellor. 


Learning Outcomes

  • Familiarise yourself with the addiction theories
  • Learn about the psychological model of addiction
  • Enrich your knowledge of addiction treatments
  • Determine the purpose of alcohol and drug education
  • Understand the role of a counsellor in addiction recovery


Who is this Course for?

Anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of addiction treatment and psychology can take this Diploma in Addiction Therapy and Psychology Course. The in-demand skills and knowledge gained from this training will help learners with tremendous career opportunities in the relevant field. 


Entry Requirement

  • This course is available to all learners of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over.
  • Good understanding of the English language, numeracy, and ICT skills are required to take this course.



  • After you have successfully completed the course, you will obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. And, you will also receive a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy for £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24.
  • The PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days.


Why Choose Us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos and materials from the industry-leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • United Kingdom & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet and desktop from anywhere, anytime;
  • Substantial career advancement opportunities;
  • 24/7 student support via email.


Career Path

The Diploma in Addiction Therapy and Psychology Course provides essential skills that will make you more effective in your role. It would be beneficial for any related profession in the industry, such as:

  • Addiction Counsellor
  • Nurse
  • Health Counsellor

Course Curriculum

Promo Video FREE 00:02:00
Introduction: About instructor & the course 00:02:00
Theories of Addiction
The Moral Model 00:06:00
The Psychological Model 00:07:00
The Medical / Disease Model 00:09:00
The Socio-Cultural Model 00:05:00
Addiction Treatments
Pharmacotherapy 00:03:00
The Minnesota Model 00:04:00
Counselling and Therapy 00:07:00
Harm Reduction Model 00:05:00
Treatments in Practice 00:05:00
Addiction in Society
Drug policies, Legislation and Decriminalisation 00:09:00
Community change, Outreach, Harm Reduction or Abstinence 00:06:00
Alcohol and Drug education 00:06:00
Alcohol- and drug related issues in the workplace 00:05:00
Addiction in Families
Codependency, Children of alcoholic families, parenting styles, family factors 00:08:00
Relapse for families, ‘letting go’, dependent attitudes and dependent behaviours 00:07:00
Al-Anon 00:05:00
The Intervention Approach 00:05:00
Working with Addiction
Why be a ‘helper’ 00:03:00
‘Helper’ qualities and attitudes 00:04:00
Counselling / ‘helping’ skills 00:04:00
Order Your Certificate 00:00:00

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