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This Psychology & Therapy of Addictions course is designed for professionals who want to thrive in their profession. The course covers all the essential skills and knowledge needed to become specialised in this sector.

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Unlimited Duration

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Course Duration

1 hour, 59 minutes

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What you will learn

  • Understand Theories of Addictions
  • Learn how to work in Addiction related Therapies
  • Develop an awareness of alcohol and drug-related disorders and issues
  • Learn about co-dependency, families of addicted persons, and relapse
  • Learn about working as a 'Helper' in addiction-related settings
  • Understand how addictions are treated (psychology & medicine)

Is this course for you?

This course is ideal for those who work in or aspire to work in the following professions:
  • Anyone who is interested in learning about drug and alcohol-related addictions
  • Students of Psychology and therapies
  • Professionals working in caring and mental health settings

Why choose this 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


Upon successful completion of this course, an instant e-certificate will be generated free of charge. The digital version of the course transcript is available for £2.99. We can post the printed copy to your address. A delivery charge of £4.99 for the UK & £12.99 outside of the UK is applied.

Career Path

This training course will lead you to many different career opportunities, here are a few prospects:
  • Psychology Assistant - £20,000 per annum
  • Mental Health Counsellor- £40,000 per annum
  • Professional Behaviourist Counsellor - £42,000 per annum


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Course Content

    • Pharmacotherapy 00:03:00
    • The Minnesota Model 00:04:00
    • Counselling and Therapy 00:07:00
    • Harm Reduction Model 00:05:00
    • Treatments in Practice 00:05:00
    • Drug policies, Legislation and Decriminalisation 00:09:00
    • Community change, Outreach, Harm Reduction or Abstinence 00:06:00
    • Alcohol and Drug education 00:06:00
    • Alcohol- and drug related issues in the workplace 00:05:00
    • Codependency, Children of alcoholic families, parenting styles, family factors 00:08:00
    • Relapse for families, ‘letting go’, dependent attitudes and dependent behaviours 00:05:00
    • Al-Anon 00:05:00
    • The Intervention Approach 00:05:00
    • Why be a ‘helper’ 00:03:00
    • ‘Helper’ qualities and attitudes 00:04:00
    • The art of ‘accepting’ 00:04:00
    • Counselling / ‘helping’ skills 00:04:00
    • Psychology & Therapy Of Addictions – Resources 00:01:00
    • Get Your Certificate & Transcript 00:01:00

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