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Depression Counselling Course Online

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This is a comprehensive program designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively support individuals struggling with depression. Through this course, you will overall gain a deep understanding of the causes, symptoms, and various types of depression, along with therapeutic approaches for treatment.

This Course At A Glance

  • Eligible to apply for insurance
  • Accredited by International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)
  • Accredited by CPD UK
  • Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
  • Understand melancholy and the history of counselling
  • Identify the signs of depression in both earlier and later stages
  • Discover the relationship between depression and brain, depression and neurons, and stress and depression
  • Learn how depression affects the brain and neurons in various ways
  • Understand how environmental and health factors impact depression
  • Learn how depression affects the sleep cycle or leads to sleep disorders
  • Identify different types of depression and classification methods
  • Understand the types of depression – dysthymia, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, bipolar depression, and atypical depression
  • Understand how depression affects elderly people including the psychological and health factors
  • Recognise different types of medicines that can be used to treat depression
  • Get acquainted with different types of depression such as neurogenesis, serotonin syndrome, and tyramine
  • Understand the various aspects of complementary alternative therapies such as yoga, omega 3 fatty acids, diet, exercise, etc that can be used to withstand depression
  • Understand the how to use various counselling approaches such as person-centred therapy, couple therapy, gestalt therapy, CBT, REBT, etc to combat depression

Why Depression Counselling Course right for you?

This extensive Counselling for Depression Training is designed for those suffering from depression and who want to know quick and easy solutions to overcome the mental disease or anyone who wishes to pursue their studies in the counselling industry. This course aims to provide you with the necessary information and training to advance your career in the field of counselling and assisting people to fight depression.This course will give you an in-depth and concise understanding of the essential concepts of depression, as well as an overview of all the relatable causes of depression. You will learn what causes depression, history of counselling, symptoms to diagnose depression, and risk factors. This course will also teach you a variety of counselling techniques to combat depression at both the root and terminal levels.

Upon successful completion of this Counselling for Depression Training, you will obtain theoretical counselling skills and knowledge to treat people suffering from anxiety, depression, or any mental disorder.

Depression Counselling 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.


  • About the Course
  • About the Tutor

What Causes Depression

  • Introduction
  • Melancholy and the History of Counselling
  • Signs of Depression
  • Depression and the Brain
  • Depression and Neurons
  • Stress and Depression
  • Environmental and Health Factors
  • Depression and Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Symptoms
  • Risk Factors

Different Types of Depression

  • Classifying Depression & Different Classification Methods
  • Cyclothymia
  • Depression and Creative Minds
  • Dysthymia, Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder, and Atypical Depression Dysthymia, Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder, and Atypical Depression
  • Bipolar / Manic Depression
  • Antenatal & Postpartum Depression
  • Bereavement and Grief
  • Dysthymia in Children and Adolescents
  • Depression and the Elderly
  • Psychosocial & Health Factors in the Elderly

Different Types of Medicine

  • Neurogenesis
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
  • Tyramine
  • Medication Statistics and Doctors in the UK & USA

Complementary Alternative Therapies

  • Lifestyle Management, Diet, Exercise, Meditation
  • St John’s Wort (Hypericum Perforatum)
  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids
  • Tai Chi, Qigong
  • Yoga
  • Acupuncture
  • Art Therapy & Music Therapy

Counselling Approaches to Depression

  • Person Centred Therapy
  • Family or Couples Therapy
  • Stepped Care Model (Approach)
  • Psychodynamic/Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy
  • Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • The Therapeutic Relationship
  • Knowledge and Qualities Necessary to a Counsellor
  • Thank You and Good Bye!

This depression counselling course is primarily aimed at:

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

Aspiring depression counsellors or interested counsellors looking to thrive in this position are also highly encouraged to take this course to upscale one step ahead of others in terms of professional development. This training, on the other hand, is not limited to a particular profession or field of endeavour. It may also be beneficial to a broader group of people who wish to learn more about depression counselling in order to help themselves or people around them combat depression.

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this counselling for depression training 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 counselling for depression training assesses learners through multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Upon successful completion of the modules, learners must answer MCQs to complete the assessment procedure. In the assessment pass mark is 60%.

You can also check out our Bereavement and Grief Counselling Diploma to learn how to support others through their journey of loss and healing.

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. Besides, 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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CPD is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations and academic intuitions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement. CPD-certified certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world.

Although QLS courses are not subject to Ofqual regulation, they must adhere to an extremely high level that is set and regulated independently across the globe. A course that has been approved by the Quality Licence Scheme simply indicates that it has been examined and evaluated in terms of quality and fulfils the predetermined quality standards.

For 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.

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