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Diploma in Psychotherapy

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There are countless emotionally disturbed people suffering in silence. All they need is someone to help them in letting go of their deepest sorrows and frustrations. Psychotherapists aim to help people cope with their mental illnesses and emotional difficulties. 

This Diploma in Psychotherapy course will give you a valuable introduction to psychotherapy. The course will discuss the best practices for creating a therapeutic environment and establishing positive therapeutic relationships with the patients. It will teach you how to provide person-centred therapy, psychodynamic therapy, gestalt therapy and explain their goals. Furthermore, the course will take you through the various types and forms of psychotherapy and discuss the most effective psychotherapy for treating mental disorders.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what is psychotherapy
  • Learn to create therapeutic relationships with patients
  • Know how to treat anger issues
  • Familiarise yourself with different types of psychotherapy
  • Determine what conditions may require psychotherapy
  • Know how to deal with a patient in crisis
  • Learn how to set up your own practice

Who is the Course for?

Professionals interested in learning how to provide psychological support to mental health patients can take this course. The training will open doors to tremendous career opportunities. 

Entry Requirement

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


At the end of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.

Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


After completing and passing the course successfully, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Why Choose Us?

  • Affordable, well-structured and high-quality e-learning study materials
  • Engaging  tutorial videos, materials from the industry-leading experts
  • Opportunity to study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result
  • UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification
  • Access the course content on mobile, tablet, or desktop from anywhere, anytime
  • Excellent career advancement opportunities
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path

Diploma in Psychotherapy Course provides useful skills to possess, and would be beneficial for the following professionals:

  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapist
  • Therapist
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
  • Counsellor
  • Psychotherapist
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychologist

Course Curriculum

Introduction to the Course
About the Instructor FREE 00:05:00
About the Course 00:04:00
Introduction to Psychotherapy
What is ‘Psychotherapy’? 00:09:00
Difference between ‘Counselling’ and ‘Psychotherapy 00:10:00
Who needs psychotherapy? 00:09:00
Therapeutic Relationship & Environment
Setting up therapeutic environment 00:08:00
Listening Skills & Listening Stages 00:09:00
Establishing positive therapeutic relationship 00:10:00
Stress – and Anger management 00:13:00
Approaches & Schools of Thought
Person-Centred Therapy 00:10:00
Psychodynamic Therapy & Psychoanalysis 00:11:00
Gestalt Therapy 00:13:00
Existential Psychotherapy 00:09:00
Types & Forms of psychotherapy
Individual Psychotherapy 00:06:00
Group sessions (workshops) 00:11:00
Couple psychotherapy 00:10:00
Online (Skype) Therapy 00:10:00
Mental Health Conditions
Psychotherapy for Depression 00:09:00
Psychotherapy for Anxiety disorders 00:07:00
Psychotherapy for Schizophrenia 00:10:00
Gender Identity Disorder (Gender Dysphoria) 00:10:00
Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders 00:09:00
Helping the client in crisis
Suicidal thinking & talking 00:10:00
Self harm cases 00:10:00
Relationship breakdown 00:10:00
Working as a Therapist
How to set up own practice 00:08:00
Registration & Accreditation 00:08:00
Where to advertise own services 00:10:00
Thank you & Good Bye! 00:03:00
Assignment – Diploma in Psychotherapy 00:00:00
Refer A Friend
Refer A Friend 00:00:00

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