Course Description

How to Become a Psychotherapist

Study 365

Do you want a career that can actually help people? Becoming a Psychotherapist may be an enriching and rewarding career for you.

Psychotherapist Training Course is designed for individuals who have a keen interest in the human mind and behavioural patterns and also the motivation at helping people become the best version of themselves.

Psychotherapist Training Course will help learners understand different types of mental health disorders, become aware of psychotherapeutic types and approaches and gain a theoretical knowledge on how to provide psychotherapy. If you are interested in the daily struggles of people suffering from mental illness this course is perfect for you. Not only do you get to help someone, but you can help them reach a better point in their lives.

The course also goes into detail on psychoanalysis and mental health conditions. For counsellors, therapists and psychotherapists this course will enhance your knowledge and delve deep into mental illness and how to help people cope with their daily challenges at home and in the workplace.

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction to the Course

2: Introduction to Psychotherapy

3: Therapeutic Relationship & Environment

4: Approaches & Schools of Thought

5: Types & Forms of Psychotherapy

6: Mental Health Conditions

7: Helping the Client in Crisis

8: Working as A Therapist

Course Outline:

Qualification Title: Certificate in Psychotherapist Training

Qualification Type: Level 2 Certificate

Accreditation Status: Accredited by CPD and iAP

Course Duration: Self-paced (module availability: 365 days)

Guided Learning Hours: 05

Availability: International

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an understanding on psychoanalysis and person-centered therapy
  • Learn how to work with person with anxiety and depression
  • Learning about eating disorders
  • The ability to recognise schizophrenia
  • The ability to work with patients one-on-one and group therapy basis

Course Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Support by email, phone and live chat
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Quizzes, tests mock exams, practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card

Course Duration

You have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at anytime.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the course you will be required to take a multiple choice question assessment test. The multiple choice question assessment will be automatically marked with learners receiving an instant grade.


Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded a Certificate in Psychotherapist Training.

Awarding Body

The Psychotherapist Training Course certification will be awarded by CPD & iAP. This internationally recognised qualification will make your CV standout and encourage employers to see your motivation at expanding your skills and knowledge in a field you are passionate about.


Course Code S 0679
College Name Study 365
Course Category Health Care, Mental Health, Wellbeing
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification CPD Certificate
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 33
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements • You must be over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of Maths, English and ICT • The course is for learners who have an interest in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis • Individuals who have basic background in psychotherapy will find this course highly useful • The course is also suitable for psychotherapists and counsellors
Career Path • Psychotherapist • Mental Health Counsellor • Psychologist
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Course Provider

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406 White Horse Lane London E1 3FY., Dublin, United Kingdom

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