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Diploma in Psychology and Counselling

599.00

Go deep with a Diploma in Psychology & Counselling

Consisting of a bundle of six programs including a section on Professional Practice in Psychology; this counselling & psychology diploma kicks off with an introduction to Psychology Fundamentals and segues into a Certificate in Psychology & Counselling. Learn elements of self-awareness, explore how perceptions are shaped, and discover what different levels of self-disclosure mean for relationships. Understand some theory behind the skills and techniques used in counselling & psychology Ireland-wide and work towards building a more meaningful life. Enrol in a Diploma in Psychology and Counselling now and start making waves in the world.

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Course Duration

12 Months Access 
| 300 Study Hours
Study at your own pace – students generally complete one module per-week. See our free course guide for detailed duration information.

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THE COURSE REALLY SPARKED A HUGE CONNECTION WITH ME FOR FURTHERING PSYCHOLOGY WHICH I NEVER KNEW I HAD!

‘The ability to study online and in my own time was really appealing.’ Amali says. ‘It enabled me to complete the course within just a few months which was great.’ This isn’t uncommon for our students, as self-paced truly means self-paced, and some students end up moving through their courses faster than the duration which we have on the websites.

COURSE BENEFITS

  • Understand the responsibilities involved in a counselling career
  • Learn ways support can be offered to clients by counsellors
  • Discover listening and reflection techniques you can apply at work
  • Access the International Association for Counselling (IAC) Journal
  • FREE 12-month IAC student membership on completion
  • Connect with opportunities in the field of counselling
  • Study while you work – flexible counselling & psychology courses

COURSE CONTENTS

  • The Nature and Scope of Psychology
  • The Neurological Basis of Behaviour
  • Environmental Effects on Behaviour
  • Consciousness and Perception
  • Personality
  • Psychological Development
  • Needs, Drives and Motivation
  • Stress
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Individual Behaviour
  • Group Behaviour
  • Methods of Dealing with Psychological Problems
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Learning Specific Skills
  • Listening and Bonding
  • Reflection
  • Questioning
  • Interview Techniques
  • Changing Beliefs and Normalising
  • Finding Solutions
  • Ending the Counselling
  • The Counselling Session
  • Focusing on the Present
  • Telephone Counselling
  • Dealing with Crisis
  • Problem Solving Techniques I – Aggression
  • Problem Solving Techniques II – Depression
  • Problem Solving Techniques III – Grief and Loss
  • Problem Solving Techniques IV – Suicide
  • Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy I: Freud, Erikson & Jung
  • Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy II: Adler
  • Humanistic / Existential Approaches I: Gestalt Therapy
  • Humanistic / Existential Approaches II
  • Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy
  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Solution-Focussed Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Understanding Counselling
  • Ethics & Confidentiality
  • Understanding the Self
  • Personality
  • Emotions and Behaviour
  • Supervision
  • Referral Practice

FREE membership to the International Association for Counselling

Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll receive a 12-month student membership to the International Association for Counselling. This membership includes a number of fantastic benefits: 

  • FREE 12-month student membership to the International Association for Counselling on completion
  • Access to thousands of counselling articles through the International Association for Counselling Journal
  • Interactive webinars and newsletters to keep you update to date with the latest industry trends
  • Connect with opportunities in the field of counselling
  • Gain contacts in the field and get access to networking opportunities
  • Counselling conference and events discounts
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Yes, the course is designed to be flexible and self-paced, making it ideal for full-time professionals. You can study at your own pace with 12 months of access.
You will have unlimited tutor support via phone and email, ensuring you get the help you need throughout your studies.
Yes, the diploma is endorsed by the International Association for Counselling (IAC) and is recognized internationally.
This course can enhance your skills in areas such as counselling techniques, professional practice, and psychological development, making you a valuable asset in roles that require these competencies.
There are no specific prerequisites for this course, making it accessible to anyone with an interest in psychology and counselling.
The course is 100% online with interactive modules, allowing you to learn through a mix of reading materials, videos, and practical exercises.
Yes, upon completion, you will receive a 12-month student membership to the International Association for Counselling, providing access to professional networks and resources.
The course covers self-awareness, perception, and relationship dynamics, which can significantly contribute to personal growth and understanding.
The IAC membership includes access to thousands of counselling articles, webinars, newsletters, networking opportunities, and discounts on conferences and events.
Yes, the diploma can serve as a foundation for further studies in psychology, counselling, or related fields, enhancing your qualifications and career prospects.