Online Psychology & Counselling Courses

✓ Self-Paced      ✓ Flexible    ✓ Affordable

Online Psychology & Counselling Courses

✓ Self-Paced

✓ Flexible Study Schedule

✓ Affordable

Counselling and Psychology Certificate Courses for Adult Learners

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Imaging learning about schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, mania, childhood disorders and more.  If you really want to understand the behaviour of people in your life whether its at home or work you need to study abnormal psychologies. Understanding abnormal behavior is the first step towards supporting others at a professional level or as a friend or acquaintance.  A […]

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Understand the behaviour and theory behind working and living with adolescents. Develop an understanding of the changes that adolescents go through during their teenage years. Study with the support of experienced and highly qualified tutors.   This course helps students gain understanding and knowledge of the  physical, emotional and intellectual development of adolescents by examing the ‘ages and stages’ of […]

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This Advanced Certificate has been created to satisfy the need for specific training by distance learning for those giving emotional support and care to the aged and elderly and their families. Gain skills in: Counselling the elderly and their families Understanding the life changes experienced by people as they age Understanding grief and its management […]

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Do you have a passion to help other achieve their best in life, career or business? If so this is the course for you! Imagine being able to provide a comprehensive all round coaching service offering your customers the range they need to excel in all areas of life.  This course is designed to help […]

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This Advanced Certificate has been created to satisfy the need for specific training for those giving emotional support and care to the children and adolescents in need, as well as their families.  This course is also suitable for teachers, coaches, child care workers who want to develop a deeper understanding of the how and why […]

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Working with the elderly requires a different set of skills and knowledge to ensure that they receive the appropriate support. This course considers the different issues that are faced by older people, such as bereavement, chronic illness, terminal illness and death, and how to provide them with appropriate support. The transition from independence and health to […]

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Anger Management is an online program that caters to those who support  or are confronted by people with anger management issues. In this course, you will learn psychological therapeutic techniques and exercises, techniques to control anger & aggression, skills to reduce the triggers, degrees, and effects of an angered emotional state. This specialized course will […]

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Develop a basic understanding of the safe use of Aromatherapy oils; and their production. This course is aimed at the introductory level of education in Aromatherapy. It is suitable for those wishing to gain knowledge of using Aromatherapy in the home or for those working in a related discipline. Knowing the botanical names of plants […]

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What is Biopsychology? Biopsychology is also known as “Physiological Psychology”, “Psychobiology” or “Biological Psychology”. Physiology is the study of the way living organisms function. It can encompass the way things move, chemical and bodily processes, growth, atrophy, and anything else that supports or causes physical or chemical changes to occur within the body. This fascinating […]

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Broaden your understanding of physiological (including genetic) influences on brain process, (such as memory), and human behaviour.  A stand alone course that complements Biopsychology A, however a wider perspective is acquired by studying the same course. Course Aims: Understand how evolution, genetics and experience influence behaviour and individual differences. Discuss methods of research used to understand […]

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Why Study Counselling & Psychology?

Join our expert tutors Dr Nick and Karen as they help you learn about the people around you.  Whether you’re struggling to help other people, you need to understand the psychology of people at work, school or home or you’re just curious about the human mind, studying psychology or counselling will help you.

What is the difference between Counselling and Psychology? 

Psychology is a scientific discipline that focused on evidence based strategies to diagnose and help people with mental health issues (non-medicinally).  Psychology focuses on human behaviour and thought processes. Psychology is a government regulated industry.  That means there are very strict regulations about who can call themselves and practice professional as a psychologist.  Completing a 100 hour certificate course will not qualify you to call yourself or practice as a psychologist.  These courses will provide you with insight, understanding and information about a specific subject in psychology.  

Counselling provides a professional service to help people resolve issues.  Counselling is not a government regulated industry.  If you want to practice professionally as a counselling it is best to look at a minimum Diploma in Counselling.

Who are these online counselling and psychology courses courses for?

These courses will work for you if you are looking for a fully tutor supported counselling or psychology course that is not a huge commitment, that doesn’t cost you the earth but will still get you thinking and learning and most importantly get you the result you want.  Many students do a single subject as a stepping stone to a bigger thing, or find its enough to help improve their relationships, be able to help others more effectively or just develop a deeper understanding of the people around them.

Do I have to know much about psychology or counselling before I start?

No, our psychology and counselling certificate courses assume no prior knowledge and are designed as a practical guide to help you learn.

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What Support will I Receive?

All our online psychology and counselling courses come with unlimited experienced and expert tutor support via email.  We only employ tutors who are current in their field which means they are not sitting around our office waiting for phone calls!  We find email works best, if there is a problem that can’t be resolved give us a call on 07 5536 8783 or email our student support desk.

You will get a real tutor who provides you with personalised support and feedback. No tick and flick. Learn with real tutors who will be there for you every step of the way. When you enroll will receive a welcome email from your tutor. You are free to email them for help or guidance as much as you need to. We employ tutors who are active in their field so the support is by email.

What is the course duration?

Generally the courses should take you about 100 hours of study.  We give you up to 12 months to complete the course, but you can finish faster.  Each lesson has a written assignment for you will receive individual feedback from your tutor.  There are also self assessment quizzes for each lesson (non assessable).  The strength of our courses is in that each lesson has an assignment, this means you are forced to engage with the content and can’t just skip over an important lesson.  By the end of the course you have really engaged and that equals learning!

Which Counselling or Psychology Course Should I do?

Careerline Courses has a huge range of 100-hour professional development courses in counselling which are suitable to help extend your current qualifications or as a stepping stone course to get you started until you are ready to commit to a longer qualification.  Try looking at Aged Care Counselling, Counselling Skills A or Relationship and Communication Counselling.

 

Online courses in Grief Counselling, Stress Management and Anger Management, to give a few examples from the huge range of available online counselling courses, are great for up-skilling and value adding to your resume, or for professional development within your work pathway.    For students who want to understand psychology without having to enroll in a degree, we offer a range of 100-hour short courses online which can get you started. Popular courses include Criminal Psychology, Child Developmental Disorders, Sports Psychology and Industrial Psychology.

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