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Addiction Psychology Course Online

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This course is the key to understanding the psychological factors driving addictive behaviours. You will be able to develop strategies to bring positive changes in the lives of those struggling with addiction, fostering a rewarding career in addiction psychology.

This Course At A Glance

  • Eligible to apply for the insurance
  • Accredited by International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)
  • Accredited by CPD UK
  • Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
  • Acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the basic theories of addiction
  • Understand how the moral model, the psychological model, the medical/disease model and the socio-cultural model work
  • Understand addiction treatments using pharmacotherapy, the Minnesota Model, counselling, and therapy.
  • Understand how the harm reduction model can minimise the negative social and physical consequences through addiction counselling
  • Learn about addiction in society and understand how educating people on drugs and alcohol can reduce addiction
  • Demonstrate various drug policies, legislation and decriminalisation
  • Understand community change, outreach, harm reduction and abstinence.
  • Learn different kinds of parenting styles that can be induced to deal with children of alcoholic families
  • Learn about co-dependency, children of alcoholic families and family factors.
  • Acquire knowledge about working with addiction and addiction treatments
  • Master the art of accepting and identify the qualities and attributes of a helper

Why Addiction Psychology Course right for you?

Addiction is one of our society’s most common concerns today. It affects people of all ages, genders, nationalities, and financial levels. Despite public and private support, the global economy fails to provide adequate person-centred care for the millions of people suffering from addiction. If you want to gain qualifications and expertise to assist people in your community to overcome addiction via professional and personal counselling, this course is ideal for you.

This well-structured Psychology of Addiction Course provides valuable insight into the theories of addiction and how they can be used to address addictions that are detrimental to people. It will help you build a solid foundation of the moral model, the psychological model, the medical/disease model and the socio-cultural model. This course also covers all of the commonly used approaches for addiction recovery.

This comprehensive Addiction Counseling course will assist you in understanding the fundamental norms of addiction in society and families that result in long-term consequences. Finally, you will understand the art of accepting including the qualities and attributes a helper should have.

Upon successful completion of this Psychology of Addiction Course, you will be able to identify addiction and process how to deal with specific addiction in various ways. 

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course and/or training programme 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.

Addiction Psychology Course Details

International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM) is a leading accredited organisation that certifies and regulates alternative therapists, healers, and training providers around the world. After completing the IPHM accredited course you will be eligible to apply for the insurance.


CPD Certification Service
CPD certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. Moreover, many organisations look for employees with CPD requirements, which means, that by doing this course, you would be a potential candidate in your respective field.


Quality License Scheme Certificate (20% off)
The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.


  • Introduction: About instructor & the course

Theories of Addiction

  • Theories of Addiction
  • The Psychological Model
  • The Medical / Disease Model
  • The Socio-Cultural Model

Addiction Treatments

  • Pharmacotherapy
  • The Minnesota Model
  • Counselling and Therapy
  • Harm Reduction Model
  • Treatments in Practice

In Society

  • Drug policies, Legislation and decriminalisation
  • Community change, Outreach, Harm Reduction or Abstinence
  • Alcohol and Drug education
  • Alcohol- and drug related issues in the workplace

Addiction in Families

  • Codependency, Children of alcoholic families, parenting styles, family factors
  • Relapse for Families, ‘Letting Go’, Dependent Attitudes and Dependent Behaviours
  • Al-Anon
  • The Intervention Approach

Working with Addiction

  • Why be a ‘Helper’
  • ‘Helper’ Qualities and Attitudes
  • Counselling / ‘Helping’ Skills

This Addiction Psychology Course is primarily aimed at:

  • Therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Addiction Counsellor
  • Aspiring Addiction Counsellor
  • Students of Psychology and Counselling

This training is, however, not limited to a particular profession or field of endeavour. It may also be beneficial to a broader group of people who want to learn more about the psychology of addiction in order to help themselves or others cope with addiction.

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
  • However, you are required to have a laptop/desktop/tablet or smartphone and a good internet connection.

This addiction psychology course assesses learners through multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Upon successful completion of the modules, learners must answer MCQs to complete the assessment procedure. Through the MCQs, it is measured how much a learner can grasp from each section. In the assessment pass mark is 60%.

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Endorsed Certificate from Quality Licence Scheme

Endorsed Certificate
After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order the Endorsed Certificate by Quality Licence Scheme. The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees. There is a Quality Licence Scheme endorsement fee to obtain an endorsed certificate which is £65.

Certificate of Achievement from Lead Academy

CPD Certificate
After successfully passing the MCQ exam, you will be eligible to order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. You will get the CPD-accredited PDF certificate free of cost, which is included with the course. There is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy of the CPD-accredited certificate, which is £35.

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If you are someone who has been addicted to any kind of addiction, this course will help to understand why it is so traumatic and needed to recover from it. You will also know why addiction harms your mental and physical health and how to avoid addiction at every stage of your life.

Yes, you can. After learning and gaining knowledge and skills in psychology therapy, you can aid addicted people in overcoming such addiction. This course will teach all those necessary skills to help recover from addiction.

Psychological addictions typically develop due to a substance or experience triggering the pleasure centre in the brain, causing you to desire to recreate those same pleasurable experiences in the same way.

Various factors can significantly impact a person's likelihood of drug use, such as peer pressure, physical and sexual abuse, early drug exposure, stress, and parental guidance.

You will only realize the benefit of having a CPD-accredited certificate once you face the corporate world. As employees, job places, and more value the CPD-accredited certificate, you must own this certificate by doing the course with us.

CPD refers to Continuing Professional Development, and the CPD-accredited course is developed for individuals who want to improve and update their skills within their professional field continuously. This certificate claims that the certificate holder's knowledge is up-to-date in their work area.

We have been providing courses over the Internet for years, and all our learners' info is safe with us. We have implemented robust security measures to protect our learners' personal and financial information. Additionally, we use secure payment gateways to ensure safe transactions for course purchases.

Yes, you can. Since it is an e-learning course, anyone from anywhere can enroll in our courses.

For a CPD accredited PDF certificate it will take 24 hours, however for the hardcopy CPD certificate takes 5-7 business days and for the Quality License Scheme certificate it will take 7-9 business days.

You will start your desired course within 24 hours after the payment.

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