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This Psychotherapist Training Course is a practical training course for anyone looking to become a qualified psychotherapist. It covers the skills and qualifications required to kickstart your career, as well as theoretical and practical knowledge of psychotherapy.
This in-depth training course covers different approaches and schools of thought. In addition to learning about the different types of psychological disorders and forms of psychotherapy, you will gain a practical understanding of how to start a psychotherapy practice and set up the therapeutic environment.
Through case studies and step-by-step guidance, you will learn how to conduct individual, group, couple and online therapy sessions, developing your active listening and person-centred communication skills along the way.
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
- Understand the differences between counselling and psychotherapy
- Set up the therapeutic environment and maintain a positive therapeutic relationship with clients
- Demonstrate excellent active listening and person-centred therapy skills
- Identify the different types and forms of psychotherapy
- Assess the mental health of clients and understand the causes of different mental health conditions
- Support clients who are self-harming or having suicidal thoughts
- Conduct individual, group, couple and online therapy sessions
- Set up their own psychotherapy practice and advertise their professional services
Key Features of the Psychotherapist Training Course
Our trusted, high quality and affordable online courses are designed to train individuals to become experts in their field.
- CPD accredited, quality training
- Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
- Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
- Developed by qualified safeguarding professionals
- Self-paced laptop/tablet/smartphone-friendly learning
- 24/7 Learning support and assistance
Module 01: Introduction to the Course
In module one, we will learn about the instructor and their professional background in the field of psychotherapy. It also discusses the key topics that will be explored throughout the course.
Module 02: Introduction to Psychotherapy
In module two, we will explore the definition of psychotherapy, as well as the main differences between counselling and psychotherapy. It also covers the types of people that need and benefit from psychotherapy.
Module 03: Therapeutic Relationship & Environment
In module three, we will learn how to set up a therapeutic environment and explore the principles of maintaining a positive therapeutic relationship. We will also develop our active listening skills and learn some effective stress management techniques.
Module 04: Approaches & Schools of Thought
In module four, we will learn what person-centred therapy entails and the skills required for providing person-centred therapy. It also includes an in-depth overview of Gestalt therapy and existential psychotherapy.
Module 05: Types & Forms of psychotherapy
In module five, we will explore the different forms of psychotherapy, from CBT to psychodynamic therapy.
Module 06: Mental Health Conditions
In module six, we will explore the different types of mental health conditions, taking an in-depth look at their causes, symptoms and treatment. It includes eating disorders, anxiety, depression and schizophrenia.
Module 07: Helping the client in crisis
In module seven, we will take a look at the different ways we can support clients who self-harm and are struggling with suicidal thoughts or a relationship breakdown.
Module 08: Working as a Therapist
In this final module, we will gain an insight into the role of a therapist and the skills required to work in this field. It covers duties and responsibilities, career route and qualifications.
All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field.
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
Who is this course for?
This comprehensive training course is a must for aspiring psychotherapists and those who wish to work in a similar role, such as:
- Counselling Psychologist
- Clinical Psychologist
- Group Counsellor
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