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PSCI10120 – Diploma in Psychology & Counselling

Understand the human mind and the counselling process with this internationally recognised qualification.

You’ll learn the theory behind the skills and techniques used to successfully help people work through their problems and issues with counselling. This includes listening, reflection, questioning and interview techniques.

 

This online course has been developed by psychology and counselling experts. No prior experience necessary  – start today!

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Course summary

Investment:  €499, or from only €25 per week with our free payment plan! Click here to enrol now

 

Assessments: Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

 

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

 

Duration:  300 hours.  Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete this diploma in six months (ie one module per month).

 

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 12 months until you complete.

 

About the developers: This course has been developed by highly qualified psychologists with many years working experience.

Key Benefits

  • Internationally accredited by ICOES
  • Extend your understanding and learn psychology and counselling techniques
  • Learn psychology skills counsellors use to help people resolve their problems and issues
  • Developed and delivered by psychology and counselling experts
  • Receive a FREE 12-month membership to the International Association for Counselling

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.

12-month IAC student membership

What our students say

★★★★★Thank you for the pleasant time during my time in the career academy student I’m so proud to have finished my course in Psychology and mental health and am currently now enrolled as a student in bachelor in Psychology and Youth social work but couldn’t have done it without these course thank you ” – Sammy Roberts

 

★★★★★ “The course is brilliant, it is easy to understand and the detail of knowledge is also easy to absorb. The tutors have been extremely helpful and prompt to reply. I find that I don’t have to use them much at all as the content is self-explanatory.” – Lynaire Hartley

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PSCI1005 –  Psychology Fundamentals

  • PSCG212 – The nature and scope of psychology
  • PSCG213 – Neurological basis of behaviour
  • PSCG132 – Environmental effects on behaviour
  • PSCG113 – Consciousness and perception
  • PSCG174 – Personality
  • PSCG185 – Psychological development
  • PSCG172 – Needs, drives and motivation

PSCI1006 – Psychology & Counselling

  • PSCG205 – Stress
  • PSCG101 – Abnormal behaviour
  • PSCG144 – Individual behaviour
  • PSCG139 – Group behaviour
  • PSCG166 – Methods of dealing with abnormalities
  • PSCG112 – Conflict resolution
  • PSCG149 – Interpersonal communication skills

PSCI1003 – Counselling Skills

  • PSCG158 – Learning specific counselling skills
  • PSCG161 – Listening & bonding
  • PSCG193 – Reflection
  • PSCG190 – Questioning
  • PSCG150 – Interview techniques
  • PSCG108 – Changing beliefs and normalising
  • PSCG135 – Finding solutions
  • PSCG131-  Ending the counselling

PSCI1004 – Advanced Counselling Skills

  • PSCG211 – The Counselling Session
  • PSCG136 – Focusing on the Present
  • PSCG210 – Telephone Counselling
  • PSCG117 – Dealing with Crisis
  • PSCG178 – Problem Solving Techniques- Aggression
  • PSCG179 – Problem Solving Techniques- Depression
  • PSCG180 – Problem Solving Techniques- Grief and Loss
  • PSCG181 – Problem Solving Techniques- Suicide

PSCI1007 – Counselling Techniques

  • PSCG182 – Psychoanalytic psychotherapy l – Freud, Erikson, Jung
  • PSCG183 – Psychoanalytical psychotherapy ll – Adler
  • PSCG142 – Humanistic/Existential approaches I – Gestalt Therapy; Fritz Perls
  • PSCG141 – Humanistic/Existential approaches II – Person-Centred Counselling; Carl Rogers
  • PSCG191 – Rational behavioural therapy – Albert Ellis
  • PSCG105 – Cognitive behavioural therapy – Aaron Beck
  • PSCG202 – Behavioural therapy
  • PSCG109 – Solution-focused counselling

PSCI1008 – Professional Practice in Counselling

  • PSCG216 – Understanding Counselling
  • PSCG133 – Ethics & Confidentiality
  • PSCG217 – Understanding the Self: Self-awareness; Self-monitoring; Self-concept; Social Perception; Attribution theory.
  • PSCG175 – Personality: What is a healthy personality?; Trait approach; Psychodynamic approach; Humanistic approach; Social learning and cognitive approaches.
  • PSCG128 – Emotions & Behaviour: What are emotions?; Emotions and Counselling; Effect on communication
  • PSCG207 – Supervision: Why supervision?; Working with others; Quantity and effectiveness of supervision; Personal counselling; Dependency; Types of supervision.
  • PSCG192 – Referral Practice: Counselling v mental health issues; Secondary care counsellors; Abnormal psychology; Anxiety; Depression; Schizophrenia; Personality disorders.

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Our tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. Students receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

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Katie (Psychology Tutor)

I’m very happy with Career Academy.My tutor Katie McBain always give me a fast and detailed professional feedback of my assignments.
Thank you Katie.

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Bess (Psychology Tutor)

My tutor Bess is always encouraging, supportive and i love her feed back especially when she encourages me to eloborate my answer to a question, she helps me have another go. I so appreciate her positive criticisms which helps me grow in understanding. The online course and material is easy to surf and understand. Brilliant CustomerCare with the help box, prompt and very communicative. I'm already utilized some of the teaching. Thank you everyone from The Career Academy studing is another opportunity for me to grow and open new doors career wise. 😎🤗😁

Josie I

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Louise (Psychology Tutor)

I am loving my course so far it has alot more content than i thought it would the assinments are challenging the tutors have been great (louise) gives great feedback and lets you know on areas you need to improve on or have done well on overall i am very happy with the course

Niamh S

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