Get Qualified with a Certificate in Counselling & Introduction to Abnormal Psychology!

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QPHC1003 – Certificate in Counselling & Introduction to Abnormal Psychology

Learn to help others resolve difficult issues through counselling

A counsellor’s role is to facilitate the resolution of issues, whilst respecting a person’s values, personal resources, culture and capacity for choice. Counselling provides a regular time and space for someone to talk about their problems and explore difficult feelings in a confidential and dependable environment. Start your path towards becoming a counsellor today with this accredited online course.

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Key Benefits

  • Gain a Certificate in Abnormal Psychology
  • Receive unlimited one-on-one tutor support
  • Complete online in your own time, at your own pace
  • Receive a FREE 12 month membership to the International Association for Counselling

This course is for

  • Anybody wanting to expand their current understanding of psychology.
  • Those looking to increase their knowledge of complex psychological issues.
  • People looking to take a career step in the mental care industry.

This course is accredited by ICOES

ICOES, the International Council for Online Educational Standards guarantees you a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from a reputable training organisation. ICOES is the accrediting body that establishes, monitors and continually develops the educational standards of online teaching institutions.

What our students say

★★★★★ “Excellent and well organised course, with very helpful tutors and strong course content.” – Mandy Pickett


★★★★★ “I have been involved with counselling on a voluntary basis – and realised that a number of tools I used were mentioned in this course and learned lots about the skills I did not have but desired to acquire – awesome!” – Karen Frith

Receive a FREE 12-month student membership to the International Association for Counselling

Course Summary

Investment: €799 or from only €25 a week on our interest FREE payment plan!  Get started now by clicking here.


Assessments: Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments


Delivery and support: Online with expert tutor support via email or phone


Duration: 190 hours. Learn at your own pace but ideally complete in 19 weeks


Access time: We allow up to 6 months access to this course

Certificate in Counselling covers the following eight modules

  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

Introduction to Abnormal Psychology covers eleven modules

PSCG125 – Disorders Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence
PSCG120 – Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic & Cognitive Disorders
PSCG206 – Addiction Support – Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Abuse
PSCG194 – Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders
PSCG121 – Depression and Related Conditions
PSCG103 – Anxiety Disorders
PSCG203 – Somatoform, Factitious & Dissociative Disorders
PSCG196 – Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
PSCG126 – Eating and Sleep Disorders
PSCG143 – Impulse-Control Disorders & Adjustment Disorder
PSCG176 – Personality Disorders

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