Certificate in Psychotherapy

Accredited & Evaluated By Association For Hypnotherapy And Psychotherapy Of India

The Eligibility Criteria for  CERTIFICATE IN PSYCHOTHERAPY is a Post-graduation or Graduation in psychology /social work/sociology or MBBS/Bsc nursing/General nursing/BAMS or other recognised national level /international level diploma or medical qualification from India or outside India/HPC/ graduates and post graduates students in psychology/sociology.

SYLLABUS 

BASIC OF PSYCHOLOGY .DPY – (5 units)

UNIT-1

Introduction – definitions – Schools of Psychology – Applications and fields–Methods -Brain and Behaviour: Neurons: Nerve impulse, Synapses, Neurotransmitters – Nervous system: introduction to CNS, PNS.

UNIT-2

Sensation and Perception: Sensory Processes – Five sense organs and their functions – Perception and perceptual process – Attention and Perception–Movement and Depth perception – Role of Learning. Learning: Conditioning – Classical – Stimulus: generalization and Discrimination – Operant: Reinforcement, Shaping of behaviour, Extinction–Reward and Punishment – Cognitive learning -Remembering and Forgetting:General memory functions: kinds and types, STM, LTM – encoding – storing –Information Processing theories – Causes of forgetting, amnesias – Improving memory.

UNIT-3

Thinking: Thinking Process – Speech- Language and thinking Concept formation – Problem solving – Decision making – Creative thinking – Motivation: Needs and drives – Biological motives, Social motives – Theories of motivation – Aggression as a motive.

UNIT-4

Intelligence: Nature and Definitions – Theories of intelligence – Tests of intelligence – IQ classification –Multiples intelligence theory of Gardner

UNIT-5

Personality: Definitions – nature and determinants of Personality -Theories – Personality Assessment – Emotion and Stress:Biological basis of emotion – Theories of emotion – Sources of stress – GAS -Causes and management of stress.

PSYCHOPATHOLOGY (5 units)

UNIT-1

Psychopathology: Historical views, Causal factors and viewpoints concept of abnormality – Classification of mental disorders – Disorders in infancy,Childhood, Adolescence – Delirium –

UNIT-2

Anxiety and panic disorders.Mood disorders and suicide, Somatoform and dissociative disorders,Personality disorders, Substance related disorders. Manic Depressive Psychosis- Schizophrenia and Delusional disorders- Different types – Symptomatology and Treatment.

UNIT-3

Organic Disorders: Brain disorders and other cognitive impairments -Eating and Sleep disorders – Dementia – Sexual and Gender Identity disorders –adjustment disorders – Problems related to abuse and neglect- Psycho – somatic disorders.

UNIT-4

Diagnostic Methods: Differential diagnosis – Types of tests – Inventories, Projective tests – Clinical Assessment: The information, DXPLAIN, clinical audit -various types of assessment, rapport, physical assessment, Neurological examination, Neuropsychological assessment.

UNIT-5

Mental Health: Factors that contribute to mental health – Importance of mental health –Mental health Model: Prevention, Primary, Secondary and tertiary – Characteristics of mentally healthy person – Ethical issues:Contemporary issues, need for planning, challenges and legal issues.

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY. DPY- (5 units)

UNIT-1

Nature and meaning of Development – Goals of Development – Significant facts about Development and Stages – The Prenatal Period – Characteristics of Prenatal Period – Importance of conception – Hazards during prenatal period -Genetic disorders.Infancy and Babyhood. Characteristics -Hazards of infancy-Developmental tasks of babyhood- Physiological functions: Muscle control,Speech development. Emotional expressions –

UNIT-2

Development in socialization -Hazards of baby hood – Childhood – Early and Late Childhood – Characteristics –Skills – Speech improvement – Play – Common interests – Sex role typing –

UNIT-3

Family relationships – Personality development -Hazards. Exceptional Children. Definition – Gifted children – Mentally retarded -Backward children – Pervasive psychological disorders: Autism, Dyslexia, ADHD. Learning disabilities – Puberty – Characteristics – Criteria and causes of puberty -Body changes – effects of changes -Sources of concern – Unhappiness atpuberty – Hazards of puberty.

UNIT-4

Adolescence: Characteristics, Physical changes, Emotionality, Interests -Sex interests and sex behaviour during adolescence – Family relationships -Personality changes – Happiness and hazards. Adulthood: Characteristics.Developmental tasks – Vocational selection and adjustments – Maritaladjustments – Adjustment to parenthood – Criteria for successful marital adjustment – Marital problems and interventions.

UNIT-5

Middle age – Characteristics of middle age – Developmental tasks – Social and vocational adjustments – Adjustment to changes life patterns – Relationship with in-laws -Old age – Characteristics – Physical changes – Mental and behavioral disorders – Successful aging. Social issues – Relationship in late life- Changing social systems -Health related issues – Dementia and other cognitive disorders – Approaches to successful aging – Attitudes towards death – Old age homes.

PSYCHO-THERAPEUTIC TECHNIQUES

UNIT-1

Principle of Guidance and counselling, Counselling Theories and Techniques.

Introduction: Definition – Development and goals- preparation – Counselor-counselee relationship –how to develop healthy relationship

UNIT-2

counselling process: Steps – purposes of counselling – how to develop insights

UNIT-3

Approaches to Counselling: Directive, Non-directive, Psychoanalytic,Humanistic, Reciprocal inhibition technique, Eclectic approach.

UNIT-4

Modern psycho-therapeutic interventions,CBT, REBT, NLP,Applied relaxation, cognitive Behaviour modification therapy

UNIT-5

Family counselling, marital and premarital counselling, school counselling career counselling.

Counselling Techniques and Assessment.

UNIT-1

Theories of counseling: Psychoanalytic, Individual, Person centered,Behavioural Theories –

UNIT-2

Reality therapy- REBT theory – Gestalt Counseling –Transactional analysis –

UNIT-3

Expectations and Goals: Individual variations, goals achievement of positive mental health, personal effectiveness, help change, decision making – Counseling & related fields: Psychotherapy, Advising,

UNIT-4

Guidance, Clinical Psychology, Hagiology. Special areas: Family counseling, students counseling, parental counseling, educational, vocational and career counseling,

UNIT-5

Counseling Interview: Communication, verbal, nonverbal, interview, techniques of interview, relationship technique, problem identification and exploration, sharing, transference, counter transference.

COURSE FEE & DETAILS

CERTIFICATE IN PSYCHOTHERAPY : INR 20,000

CREDITS & DURATION :

40 Academic Credits & We provide 40 hrs. Practical and 30 hrs Theoretical training in our hospital.

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