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Counselling: Become an Online Therapist or Coach

*with 5 hours of private 1-on-1 video tutorials!*



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£399 inc VAT (was £799)
Offer ends 31 December 2020
Study method
Online, self-paced
10 Hours
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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This course will teach you the main aspects for developing your own online therapy business. It will do this by helping you settle on your favorite practice or 'niche' and create short and long term strategies for attracting new clients. It will enable you to master a number of counselling techniques and to help clients online. *Includes 5 hours of one-on-one private video tutorials personally catered to your learning needs with the course instructor, Elmira Strange.*

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Course Highlights

  • 29 modules and over 2 hours of video instruction + handouts
  • 13 powerful strategies to attract and maintain new clients
  • Learn the best 'niche' for you and your business
  • Understand the suitable training required to become an online coach
  • Realise when to fully commit to being an online coach and be ready to open your own online therapy business

*Private Tutorials*

Includes 5-hours of one-on-one private video tutorials personally catered to your learning needs with the course instructor, Elmira Strange.

Course Overview

This course will teach you the difference between 'therapy' and 'coaching' and how to combine both, how to find your 'specialty' or 'niche' and make sure that it is profitable, the most effective ways to attract clients (especially social media), you will also have the ability to write and publish your own book within seven days!

Instructor Bio

Elmira Strange is a Research Psychologist (MPhil), Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (Dip), and Certified Life Coach (Dip). She loves combining her passion for Psychology with Coaching.

The unusual bit: She was born in Northern Kazakhstan (where it's freezing cold in winter -40C), then moved to Russia, then to the United Kingdom.

The interesting bit: She had a life-saving surgery and near-death experience in 2012. The near-death experience made her realise that we are here to share our knowledge, help each other, and enjoy this life.

Her interests: Psychology, Online Entrepreneurship, Spirituality, and Paranormal phenomena (no wonder after my near-death experience!)

Her previous experience: While she was working at University (Wales, UK) as a Senior Researcher and Psychology Lecturer, her focus was on 'Researching Stress in Families of Disabled Children' where she had to learn what makes people stressed and unhappy. From that point on she knew that she wanted to work with people in therapeutic settings, helping them to find their path towards happiness. She then went to study Life Coaching and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Since 2006 she has been working as an 'online entrepreneur' as well: writing blogs and books, whilst finding my own most enjoyable 'niche'. In her online courses, she combines her extensive knowledge of the 'building online business and marketing' and her passion for 'Psychology and Coaching'

Course Curriculum


  • Intro
  • Course Introduction
  • Introduction: About Your Instructor
  • Visualisation Exercise

GROW Coaching Model

  • GROW Coaching Model

Therapy, Coaching, or Both?

  • The Difference Between Therapy & Coaching
  • Why People Hire Coaches and Visit Therapists?
  • Are You a 'Therapist' or 'Coach'?
  • Do You Need to Get a Certification or Degree?

How To Choose Your Own Niche

  • The Importance of Choosing the Right Niche
  • What Coaching Specialities Are Out There
  • Handout - Coaching Specialities List
  • What Are Your Own Experiences and Qualifications?
  • Handout - Your Experience Reflections
  • Choose Your Own Niche Now
  • Handout - Chose Your Niche Exercise
  • Handout - Additional Niches List
  • What To Do if You are Interested in Many 'Niches'?
  • Making Sure That Your Niche is Profitable


  • 'Get Known' through social media
  • Handout - How To Write Your Own Book in 10 Steps
  • How to Write and Publish Your Book within 7 days
  • Have Your Website Ready!
  • Where Your Clients 'Hang Out'?
  • Handout - Where To Find Your Clients
  • Sure Ways to Find New Clients in 7 days
  • Powerful Strategies to Attract Clients Long Term
  • Handout - Long-term Strategies for 'Attracting' Your Clients List
  • Build Your Own Database from Day 1


  • How Much Should You Charge Your Clients
  • When Can You Quit Your 9 to 5 Job and Start Coaching FULL-TIME?
  • Should You Offer 'FREE' Sessions to Your Clients?

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- Become a part of a global learning community where you can talk with teachers and students about the course

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone who is starting out as therapist or coach
  • Anyone interested in becoming an online coach or therapist
  • Those who want to swap the office chair for a coaching career online.


Access to a webcam for one-on-one video tutorial sessions

Career path

No prior experience necessary

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