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Are you interested in a career in therapy and psychologyrelated topics? Are you currently studying psychology or counselling? Or do you have a passion for psychodynamic psychotherapy? Our Psychodynamic Psychotherapy course teaches everything you need to get started in this industry. This course will help you to obtain the necessary skills and knowledge to work with people who struggle with mental health issues and daytoday challenges.

This Psychodynamic Psychotherapy course is designed to equip you with the essential knowledge of approaches and useful techniques in psychotherapy. You will learn how to become a psychodynamic psychotherapist and also familiarise with new techniques which you can use to advance your career prospects in this field.

Throughout this course, you will be guided step-by-step on how to build the key skills needed to become a psychodynamic psychotherapist or coach who specialises in using psychodynamic approaches at work.

What you’ll learn

  • Approaches & Useful Techniques in Psychotherapy
  • How Psychodynamic Psychotherapy works
  • How to set up a therapeutic session
  • The difference between ‘Brief Therapy’ and ‘Long-term’ treatment
  • How to ask for a ‘consent’ 
  • and much more!


  • Having an interest in Psychology or Psychotherapy related fields

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who is interested in therapy and psychology-related topics
  • Anyone who started their psychology or counselling studies
  • Anyone who wants to understand what is ‘Psychodynamic Psychotherapy’

Course Curriculum

About the Tutor FREE 00:02:00
About the Course 00:04:00
What is Psychodynamic Psychotherapy? 00:10:00
What is Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis? 00:14:00
How does Psychodynamic Psychotherapy work? 00:08:00
Core Principles of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 00:11:00
The Purpose & the Goals 00:06:00
What is Psychodynamic Psychotherapy used for? (substance use, depression, PTSD) 00:12:00
Levels of Awareness
Consciousness and the Unconscious 00:10:00
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and the Unconscious 00:07:00
Defence Mechanisms / Psychological Defences:
Denial 00:10:00
12. Repression 00:10:00
13. Rationalisation 00:06:00
14. Reaction Formation 00:09:00
15. Projection 00:08:00
16. Displacement 00:05:00
17. Regression 00:08:00
18. Sublimation 00:06:00
Conducting a Psychotherapy Session
The Importance of a Therapeutic Relationship 00:06:00
Creating a Safe Place 00:09:00
Informed Consent (Beginning of the Treatment) 00:07:00
Setting Frame & Boundaries 00:10:00
Conducting an Assessment 00:11:00
Goal Setting with the Client 00:08:00
Therapist and the Client in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Listening in Psychodynamic Therapy (Empathic Listening) 00:08:00
Transference 00:10:00
Countertransference 00:07:00
Techniques in Psychodynamic Therapy
Free Association 00:07:00
Symbolism & Interpretation 00:05:00
Dream Interpretation – part 1 00:05:00
Dream Interpretation – part 2 00:11:00
What Else You Need to Know
Sessions – how long, how often, how many? 00:08:00
Short-Term / Brief Psychodynamic Therapy 00:10:00
When do we ‘end’ Psychotherapy? 00:12:00
Medication and Therapy 00:07:00
Thank You & Good Bye! 00:03:00
Bonus Section
Additional Techniques in Psychotherapy 00:12:00
Stress- & Anger Management in Psychotherapy 00:12:00
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) 00:17:00


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.

You can study this course from wherever and whenever you want. You can study at your own pace and from any device. Just log in to your account from any device and start learning!

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.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

You don’t have to wait a minute after your payment has been received, you can begin immediately. You will create your login details during the checkout process and we will also send you an email confirming your login details.

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