This Diploma combines two diplomas we have been running for years into one course: the full syllabus of our Diploma in Stress Management and Relaxation course plus the full syllabus of our Certificate in Counselling Skills course.
The advantages of taking this combined course are:
Save GBP 65 over the cost of taking both courses separately
You will receive a Diploma bearing the words "Stress Managemement with Counselling Skills". Because this is a counselling-related diploma, it will enable UK-resident students to apply to a UK counselling organisation and register, and to obtain registration as a counsellor (subject to acceptance) plus an additional certificate of registration.
PART I - Stress Management and Relaxation will include the following: Theory of Stress Breathing exercises, Progressive relaxation, Meditation, Visualisation, Applied relaxation, Self-hypnosis, Autogenics, Brief combination techniques, Anger training, Refuting irrational ideas, Focusing, Worry control, Coping skills, Goal setting and time management, Assertiveness, Coping with job stress, Simple nutrition, Exercise.
PART II - Counselling Skills includes: The nature of the counselling relationship, What to do and what not to do when starting to counsel, The process of listening, When to reveal one’s own feelings. It also provides information about what every helper should know about the following: Mental health diagnosis, Drugs and alcohol, Seriously disturbed people, Depression, Stress, Personality disorders, Counselling persons with sexual problems, HIV/AIDS patients, Suicide, Death and emergencies.
Study will be carried out by reading the textbooks, doing selected exercises from the textbook and submitting written assignments – these can be sent by e-mail. Feedback will be given by the tutor (who is qualified in counselling, psychotherapy and stress management) and all material submitted will be treated in strictest confidence.
Recommended period of study: approx. 4 months or less. Cost: £235.00 (235 Pounds Sterling - for currency conversion see www.xe.com ) Two FREE textbooks will be included for students from the UK. Students outside the UK will need to buy the textbooks separately.