Depression Counselling Training

Depression Counselling Training


Course Overview 

Sobering statistics reveal that approximately 20% of people over the age of 16 in the UK show some signs of depression or anxiety. Depression comes in many forms and the way in which it is treated depends on the type of depression or mood disorder you have.

This Depression Counselling Training course is a stepping stone for aspiring Depression Counsellors and those looking to establish a career in counselling. It covers in-depth knowledge of the types of depression and their causes, treatment, career skills, and much more. You’ll deepen your understanding of different counselling applications and approaches such as Gestalt therapy, developing your knowledge of the responsibilities of a Depression Counsellor. It also covers treatment for depression, including medicines and complementary alternative therapies.

Designed by industry experts, this course is broken down into several manageable modules which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamentals to the most advanced aspects of the course.

Enrol in this depression counselling online course today and gain Certificate of Achievement to fast track your career!

Please note: This course only gives you the theoretical knowledge that you need to excel in this field. This Depression Counselling Training doesn’t entitle you to practise as a professional in this specific field.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain an insight into the role and responsibilities of a Depression Counsellor
  • Develop a solid understanding of the main causes and symptoms of depression
  • Understand the different types and classes of depression and mood disorders
  • Learn about the various medications that are used for treating depression
  • Fully familiarise with the different types of complementary alternative therapies
  • Have an excellent understanding of different counselling approaches to depression
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of Gestalt therapy, hypnotherapy, REBT and psychodynamic RBT
  • Know how to build a therapeutic relationship and communicate effectively with clients

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £89. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

Who is This Course for

This Depression Counselling Training course applies to the following:

  • Those who are new to counselling and wish to test their knowledge and skills
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about depression and treatment for depression
  • Psychology students

Career Path

This Depression Counselling Training will help you gain all the necessary theoretical knowledge to excel in the relevant field. Enrol on our course now and get started on the journey of taking your career to the next level.

Course Curriculum

Depression Counselling Promo 00:02:00
About_Course 00:03:00
About_Tutor 00:02:00
What Causes Depression
Intro Depression 00:05:00
Melancholy_History 00:07:00
Signs of Depression 00:07:00
Brain_Depression 00:06:00
Neurons_Depression 00:09:00
Stress_Depression 00:10:00
Environment_Health 00:04:00
Sleep_Disorders 00:06:00
Somatic_Sympotoms 00:06:00
Risk_factors 00:07:00
Module_1_End_Qs 00:05:00
Different Types of Depression
Classification_Methods 00:07:00
Cyclymia 00:06:00
Creativity_Depression 00:07:00
Dysthymia_Atypica 00:07:00
Bipolar_Manic 00:06:00
Antenatal_Postpaturm_D 00:09:00
Bereavement_Grief 00:09:00
Dysthymia_Children 00:04:00
Elderly 00:06:00
Psychosocial_Health_Elderly 00:03:00
Module_2_Qs 00:04:00
Different Types of Medicine
Neurogenesis 00:04:00
MOI 00:04:00
Serotonin_Syndrome 00:03:00
SSRIs 00:03:00
Tyramine 00:03:00
Medical_Stats 00:10:00
Module_3_Qs 00:03:00
Complementary Alternative Therapies
Lifestyle_Diet_DD 00:07:00
St John’s Wort 00:05:00
Omega_3 00:04:00
Tai_Chi_Qigong 00:04:00
Yoga 00:04:00
Acupuncture 00:03:00
Art_Music_Therapy 00:08:00
Module_4_Qs 00:04:00
Counselling Approaches to Depression
Person_Centr_Appr 00:07:00
Family_Couples_Therapy 00:09:00
Step_Care_Approach 00:10:00
Psychodynamic_IPT 00:06:00
REBT 00:06:00
Hypnotherapy 00:05:00
Hypnotherapy_PTSD 00:05:00
Gestalt_Therapy 00:06:00
Therapeutic_Relationship 00:07:00
Knowledge_Qualities 00:03:00
Module_5_Qs 00:03:00
Thanks_GoodBye! 00:03:00
Additional Study Materials
Additional Study Materials: Depression Counselling Training 00:00:00
Assignment – Depression Counselling Training 1 week, 6 days
Order Your Certificate
Order Your Certificate QLS 00:00:00

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