Depression Counselling Diploma course is the perfect course for the professionals. Learn key concepts, strategies of Depression Counselling Diploma and boost your career with a marketable skill. Learn from the experts and become an expert. 

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Unlimited Duration

Last Updated

September 8, 2021

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Course Duration

4 hours, 46 minutes

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Depression Counselling Diploma is a course that deals with the symptoms and cures of depression. It is helpful for counsellors or students who want to get into the field with experience. Students can learn the types of depression a person may face and their causes. A counsellor can learn methods of communication that they may not have heard of. Alternative therapy methods can be applied to a patient which increases a doctor's credibility and performance. The course talks about serotonin syndromes which are cured by medicinal therapy. As a practitioner, this course can teach how depression generates and the different methods to recognize a depressed person. The approach methods taught in this course are based on the type of patients that require counselling. From family to couples the method of approach differs.
It provides the knowledge and qualities necessary for a counsellor. It guides the students/counsellor on how to build a relationship with the patient. Those that desire to help and work with persons who are depressed can definitely try this course out as it is a great improviser for their career
By the end of this course, you will get complete knowledge and marketable skills. The course also comes with an accredited certificate, which will add extra value to your resume and help you stand out in the job market. In short, Depression Counselling Diploma Course is the perfect course to fast track your career. So what are you waiting for? Enrol in this course today!

What you will learn

  • Know what 'Depression' is and how it gets diagnosed
  • Know what is happening to someone who is depressed (brain, body, cognition)
  • Understand different types of Depression: Cyclothymia, Bipolar, Postnatal Depression, Manic Depression
  • Learn how Depression affects the brain: neutrons, serotonin
  • Understand the best treatments: antidepressants, SSRIs, nutrition, alternative & complimentary treatments
  • Understand how to work with people in counselling settings

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Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for those who work in or aspire to work in the following professions:
  • Beginners in counselling and psychology
  • Those who want to work with and help to people with depression

Why Choose Depression Counselling Diploma course?

  • Accredited by CPD
  • Conducted by industry experts
  • Get Instant E-certificate
  • Fully online, interactive course with Professional voice-over
  • Developed by qualified professionals
  • Self paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone friendly
  • Tutor Support


By the successful completion of your course, you will get an instant accredited e-certificate. Our courses are fully accredited with updated industry knowledge and skills that aim at making you an expert in the field. The hard copy of the certificate is also available and can be sent to your address. The delivery charge is applicable with a shipping cost of £4.99. All the certificates have no expiry dates but to stay updated and valued certificates are recommended to be renewed every year.

Career Path

This training course will lead you to many different career opportunities, here are few prospects:
  • Psychologist - £35,645 per annum
  • Mental Health Counsilor- £40,000 per annum
  • Professional Behavourist Counsellor - £42,000 per annum


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Course Curriculum

    • About the Course 00:03:00
    • About the Tutor 00:02:00
    • Introduction 00:05:00
    • Melancholy and the History of Counselling 00:07:00
    • Signs of Depression 00:07:00
    • Depression and the Brain 00:06:00
    • Depression and Neurons 00:09:00
    • Stress and depression 00:10:00
    • Environmental and Health Factors 00:04:00
    • Depression and Sleep Disorders 00:06:00
    • Somatic Symptoms 00:06:00
    • Risk Factors 00:08:00
    • Module 1: Assessment Questions 00:05:00
    • Classifying Depression & Different Classification Methods 00:07:00
    • Cyclothymia 00:06:00
    • Depression and Creative Minds 00:07:00
    • Dysthymia, Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder, and Atypical Depression 00:07:00
    • Bipolar / Manic Depression 00:06:00
    • Antenatal & Postpartum Depression 00:09:00
    • Bereavement and Grief 00:09:00
    • Dysthymia in Children and Adolescents 00:04:00
    • Depression and the Elderly 00:07:00
    • Psychosocial & Health Factors in the Elderly 00:03:00
    • Module 2: Assessment Questions 00:04:00
    • Neurogenesis 00:04:00
    • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors 00:04:00
    • Serotonin Syndrome 00:03:00
    • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors 00:03:00
    • Tyramine 00:03:00
    • Medication Statistics and Doctors in the UK & USA 00:10:00
    • Module 3: Assessment Questions 00:03:00
    • Lifestyle management, Diet, Exercise, Meditation 00:07:00
    • St John’s Wort (hypericum perforatum) 00:05:00
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acids 00:04:00
    • Tai chi, Qigong 00:04:00
    • Yoga 00:04:00
    • Acupuncture 00:03:00
    • Art Therapy & Music Therapy 00:08:00
    • Module 4 Assessment Questions 00:04:00
    • Person Centred Therapy 00:07:00
    • Family or Couples Therapy 00:09:00
    • Stepped Care Model (approach) 00:10:00
    • Psychodynamic/Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy 00:06:00
    • Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy 00:06:00
    • Clinical Hypnotherapy & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 00:05:00
    • Clinical Hypnotherapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 00:05:00
    • Gestalt Therapy 00:06:00
    • The Therapeutic Relationship 00:07:00
    • Knowledge and Qualities Necessary to a Counsellor 00:03:00
    • Module 5 assessment questions 00:03:00
    • Thank You and Good Bye! 00:03:00
    • Get Your Certificate & Transcript 00:00:00

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