Psychotherapy & Counseling – Part One
Basic learning about Psychotherapy and Counseling

Zainab Barry

8 weeks long

Workload: 2-3 hours/week

To Know about Course details and Commencement dates Text or WhatsApp the Course No and Your Email ID to 0091 979 00 88 002 or email us at /   

Eg;  008 SPACE to 09790088002

About the Course

This Course facilitates the basic understanding of Psychotherapy and Counseling to assist students in acquiring practice management and referral skills.  It aims at developing an insight into the process of Psychotherapy and Counseling.

The course comes in two parts:

I) First part planned for the basic learning about Psychotherapy and Counseling.

II) Second part provide in depth knowledge about different Psychotherapies.

  1. Psychoanalysis: Therapy and techniques by Sigmund Freud
  2. Individual Psychology: Therapy and techniques by Alfred Adler
  3. Interpersonal Psychology: Therapy and techniques by Harry Stack Sullivan
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About the Instructor(s)
Being a clinical psychologist is a thought provoking experience. Scientific study of mental functions and behavior help me to understand complex human mind more as an interesting approach. My experience working with different Psychiatric patients, Couples, Children and Teenagers in various places expanded my learning into experience for future application.
Course Format

Offline and online mode of training with PowerPoint presentations and a manual provided at the start of the course. The participant will have a week’s time to master one particular module of the course and he/she can contact the trainer either through email/ chat for any clarifications.

Each module will have its own activity and a pragmatic paper for better understanding.
Course Objectives
  • Basic understanding of Psychotherapy and Counseling.

Course Fee
Individual Participants from India (in Indian Rupee)
Group Participants from India
(minimum members in a group is three) (in Indian Rupee)
Individual Participants from Rest of the world (in US Dollars)
Group Participants from Rest of the world (minimum members in a group is three) (in US Dollars)

Member of

Rs. 2,500/-

Rs. 2,000/- per participant

US$ 50/-

US$ 45/- per participant

Non – Members
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Important Dates
  • Participant Capacity is Limited to 12 per batch.
  • To Know about Course details and Commencement dates Text the Course No and Your Email ID to 0091 97900 88 002 or email us at Eg; 008 SPACE to 0979 00 88 002
Learning Kit
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Important reference links
  • Additional Documents (On requests)
Trainer’s Support
  • Pragmatic Paper to assess understanding at the end of each session (Format -MCQ )
  • Additional Reference Documents (on request)
  • Additional support through email.
  • Assured Support throughout participants attending course
Course Syllabus

Week -1                Introduction (Brief History and Definitions of Psychotherapy & Counseling)

Week - 2               Differences between Psychotherapy and Counseling & Aim of Psychotherapy

Week -3                Do’s and Don’ts of Psychotherapy

Week - 4 & 5        Phases and Core conditions of Psychotherapy

Week - 6 & 7        Types of Classical Psychotherapy

Week - 8               Assessments

Recommended Background
  • Under graduate and post graduate Psychology Students.
  • Those who are interested and inclined to practice in Clinical psychology
  • Mental Health (Counselors, Psychologist, Psychotherapist) Clinical Practitioners (Particularly those who are newly in practice)
Suggested Readings
  • Reference list will be provided during the course period
Course Plan
  • 8 Sessions
  • 8 Weeks
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Discussion through Email
  • Pragmatic Assessments to make learning easier
Learning Outcome

Counseling and Psychotherapy training courses are offered at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Psychotherapy is a form of treatment in psychiatry in which a trained psychologist or a psychiatrist by his scientific thinking and understanding, attempts to change the thinking and feeling of people who are suffering from distorted mental or emotional process. A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Counseling & Psychotherapy award. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Counseling Psychotherapy is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study; no prior knowledge is required.

If you like working with people and helping others overcome their problems, our Counseling and Psychotherapy course could provide the stimulus you require.
Further Learning
  • Many people today need Counseling or Psychotherapy to help them cope with problems such as Stress, Personality Disorder, Eating disorder, OCD, Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Divorce, Sexual Orientation to name but a few.
  • And that’s where you could come in. This distance learning Counseling/Psychotherapy course will provide you with an excellent foundation. This will allow you to take the first steps to becoming a qualified Counselor or Psychotherapist.
  • Second extensive part of the course based on different Psychological school of thoughts /psychotherapies by well known persons in the field of psychology, each approach has its own valuable outcome when working with clients or patients. There are three approaches or forces in psychology such as Psychoanalytic, Behaviorism and Humanistic. Psychologists generally draw on one or more of these. Each theoretical perspective acts as a roadmap to help the psychologist or Counselor understand their clients and their problems and develop solutions.
  • Each trainee will be given with practical assignments based on different psychological school of thought.
Technical Requirements
  • A computer or a laptop with Microsoft Office
  • A good Internet connection
Statement of Accomplishment
On completion, the participant will be certified by the International Association of Holistic Psychology
Contact to register

Contact your student advisor at for more details on registration, availability of seat, payment of fee, etc.

Course FAQ's

1. Will I get a certificate after completing this class?

Yes. Participants who successfully complete the class will receive a registered certificate from International Association of Holistic Psychology.

2. What resources will I need for this class?

The free course guidance and references will be available with the course.

3. What is the coolest thing I'll learn if I take this course?

    • Basic of Psychotherapy
    • Application in Clinical Practice
    • Practical application

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