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Diploma in Psychotherapy

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Master the theoretical knowledge for providing psychotherapy to your clients with the Diploma in Psychotherapy course.

Psychotherapy uses various psychological methods for solving different mental disorders or problems. The course introduces you to the theories of psychology so that you can deal with various mental issues. For treating mental problems, you need to understand mental health disorders and its different types. In this course, you will be introduced with various kinds of mental disorders such as schizophrenia, eating disorders, Gender Dysphoria, etc. You will learn how to deal with these problems and also figure out the symptoms of depression and work with anxiety.

Then, the course covers several psychotherapies for treating mental problems such as person-centred therapy and psychoanalysis, Gestalt therapy, and Existential therapy. Instead of these, the course will provide a detailed guide on how to open a private practice and advertising.  

Who is the course for?

  • Anyone who wants to become a psychotherapist
  • Anyone who wants to become a coach, counsellor, therapist
  • Anyone who would like to use therapeutic methods in their work
  • Anyone who is interested in psychologically supporting other people

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.


This course does not involve any MCQ test. Students need to answer assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Once the answers are submitted, the instructor will check and assess the work.


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

Career Path:

After completing this course you will be able to build up accurate knowledge and skills with proper confidence to enrich yourself and brighten up your career in the relevant job market.

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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