Depression Counseling

Depression Counseling

4 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Overview

Did you know that 1 in 4 people in the UK experience a mental health disorder each year? Depression is the most common mental health problem in the UK, affecting every area of life, from personal relationships to our eating and sleeping habits. The Depression Counseling course is designed to provide learners with in-depth understanding of the causes, symptoms, treatment and diagnosis of depression, exploring the science of depression in detail.

You will also learn about the different types of treatment for depression and some of the myths surrounding depression. Throughout the course, you will gain essential skills required to fast track a career in the mental health care sector, building your knowledge of depression management and strategies used by qualified counsellors.

Highlights of The Depression Counseling:

  • Gain a deeper understanding of depression and its causes and symptoms
  • Understand the diagnosis for depression and statistics for depression in the UK
  • Learn about the physical and mental health impact of depression
  • Deepen your knowledge of the types of treatment and medications for treating depression
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the science of depression and myths about depression
  • Learn how depression can impact everyday life and destroy relationships
  • Discover strategies, techniques and mental exercises for beating depression and living more positively
  • Fast track your career in the mental health sector with an accredited qualification

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Text/Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Who is this Depression Counseling for?

This course is ideal for those who are suffering with depression or caring for a loved one with depression and want to gain a deeper understanding of the science of depression. It is also suitable for aspiring professionals looking to secure a career in the mental health care sector. To provide you with ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 20/30 hours, with the freedom to study at your own pace.

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Requirements

The Depression Counseling is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

On successful completion of this course, you will have an excellent understanding of the science and effects of depression, and will be equipped with the skills, knowledge and credentials to be able to explore various roles within the mental health care sector, including:

  • Psychologist
  • Depression Counsellor
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Mental Health Social Worker

Course Curriculum

Introduction
Introduction 00:02:00
Understanding Depression
Understanding Depression 00:19:00
Physical & Psychological Effects Of Depression 00:10:00
Science & Statistics Of Depression 00:09:00
Beating Depression
11 Myths About Depression 00:08:00
Slay The Nightmare 00:06:00
How To Battle Depression 00:05:00
Final Thoughts & Advice
Final Thoughts & Advice 00:01:00
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