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Course Overview

Not everyone can overcome their mental health issues on their own, which is why they need a qualified professional to help them understand their cognitive processes and emotions to set them on the path to mental wellness. Counsellors and Psychotherapists are experts in talking therapy, working with clients on rewiring their brain to develop a healthier mental state.

In this Counselling and Psychotherapy Diploma Level 3, you will learn how to support individuals in overcoming their addictions and help them on the road to recovery. With an in-depth look at the main fields and types of counselling, it provides learners with the practical and theoretical knowledge they need to kickstart a career as an Addiction Counsellor or related role in health and social care.

Throughout this course, you will explore a wide range of person-centred counselling approaches, such as CBT, with step-by-step guidance on how to conduct your first therapy session and work with groups. You will also develop essential skills such as active listening, communication, time management and empathy.

Learn how to help people overcome their addictions and fast track your career as an Addiction Counsellor online. 

What You Will Learn

This Level 3 Counselling and Psychotherapy course provides practical and theoretical knowledge of counselling practices theories and models, with a specific focus on addiction counselling. It is ideal for aspiring professionals looking for a pathway into this profession, as well as those who are new to the field and want to test their knowledge.

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Course Curriculum

Level 3 Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Updated Version
Introduction to Counselling 00:22:00
Types of Counselling 00:25:00
Introduction to Psychotherapy 00:19:00
Therapeutic Relationship 00:24:00
Counselling and Psychotherapy 00:13:00
Dynamic Psychotherapy 00:29:00
Mental Health Conditions 00:26:00
Mental Disorders 00:38:00
Psychotherapy Healing 00:31:00
Level 3 Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Old Version
What is Counselling? FREE 00:15:00
Purpose and Aims of Counselling FREE 00:15:00
Fields of Counselling 00:15:00
Counselling Theories 00:15:00
Skills Needed in Counselling 00:30:00
Group Counselling 00:30:00
Ethics in Counselling 00:15:00
Conducting Sessions 00:30:00
Addiction Counselling
Introduction to Addiction Counselling 00:15:00
Adlerian Psychology 00:30:00
Behavioral Therapy 00:15:00
Brief Therapy 00:30:00
Role of Addiction Counsellor 00:30:00
Goals and Objectives of Individual Drug Counseling 00:15:00
Treatment Initiation 00:15:00
Dealing With Problems That Arise 00:15:00
Counsellor Characteristics and Training 00:15:00
Addiction Recovery
Addiction Counselling Basics 01:00:00
Realize That You Need Help 01:00:00
Realize the Importance of Selecting the Correct Treatment 01:00:00
Work On Identifying the Source of Why You Have an Addiction 01:00:00
Have an Open Mind 01:00:00
Be Honest With Yourself and Others 01:00:00
The Dangers of Not Getting Help When You Need It 00:30:00
Introduction to Psychotherapy
What is Psychotherapy? 00:30:00
Theories of Psychotherapy 00:30:00
Structure of Personality 00:30:00
MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy 01:00:00
How Does Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Work? 00:30:00
Why Is Emotion Regulation Important? 00:30:00
Psychotherapy Healing
Introduction 01:00:00
Types Of Psychotherapies 00:15:00
Psychoanalysis 00:30:00
Gestalt Therapy 01:00:00
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 00:30:00
Expressive Therapy 00:30:00
Hypnotherapy 00:30:00
Wrapping Up 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Level 3 Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Level 3 Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy 00:30:00


This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

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Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

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