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Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling Course Online at QLS Level 4

Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling Course Online at QLS Level 4


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This Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling Course is a transformative journey of personal and professional growth, where you will acquire therapeutic skills, gain knowledge of psychological theories, and develop a solid foundation to become a compassionate and competent psychotherapist and counsellor.

This Course At A Glance

  • Accredited by International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)
  • Accredited by CPD UK
  • Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
  • Define psychotherapy and understand who needs psychotherapy
  • Recognise the difference between counselling and psychotherapy
  • Know how to manage stress and anger
  • Know how to start your practice as a psychotherapist
  • Identify the counselling approaches that can be made to treat depression
  • Understand the responsibilities and qualities of a counsellor

Why Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling Course right for you?

If you have good active listening skills, are empathetic and nonjudgmental, and have a strong desire to help people improve their lives, this Level 4 Counselling and Psychotherapy Course is ideal for you. This course covers the practical aspects of becoming a counsellor or psychologist to ensure that you follow professional norms and keep your safety in mind.

You’ll learn how to help those who are dealing with emotional and mental issues by assisting them in identifying their problems and developing strategies to deal with them. This psychotherapy and counselling courses online will teach you ways to set up a therapeutic environment, how to establish a positive therapeutic relationship and ways to manage stress and anger.

You learn about the various therapy methods as well as the types and forms of therapy. This course will also prepare you to assist people to overcome and heal from suicidal thoughts, self-harm and relationship breakdown. You will also acquire knowledge about child counselling and depression counselling in detail.

Upon successful completion of this Level 4 Online Counselling and Psychotherapy Courses, you will be equipped with the essential skills and knowledge to start your own counselling practice and help people overcome a number of mental illnesses and emotional difficulties.

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Diploma in Psychotherapy and 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. 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 to the Course

  • About the Instructor
  • About the Instructor

Introduction to Psychotherapy

  • What is ‘Psychotherapy’.
  • Difference between ‘Counselling’ and ‘Psychotherapy’
  • Who Needs Psychotherapy.

Therapeutic Relationship & Environment

  • Setting Up Therapeutic Environment
  • Listening Skills & Listening Stages
  • Establishing Positive Therapeutic Relationship
  • Stress – And Anger Management

Approaches & Schools of Thought

  • Person-Centred Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy & Psychoanalysis
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy

Types & Forms of psychotherapy

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Group sessions (workshops)
  • Couple psychotherapy
  • Online (Skype) Therapy

Mental Health Conditions

  • Psychotherapy for Depression
  • Psychotherapy for Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychotherapy for Schizophrenia
  • Gender Identity Disorder (Gender Dysphoria)
  • Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders

Helping the Client in Crisis

  • Suicidal Thinking & Talking
  • Self Harm Cases
  • Relationship Breakdown

Working as a Therapist

  • How to Set Up Own Practice
  • Registration & Accreditation
  • Where to Advertise Own Services
  • Thank you & Good Bye!

Child Counselling

  • Psychology of Growth and Development
  • The Development Cycle
  • Parent, Child, Teacher Relationships
  • The Complexities of Growth
  • Introduction – Psychological Development

Therapeutic Language

  • Conflict and Stress
  • Behavioural Therapies
  • Working with Children
  • The Use of Language
  • Memory

Psychological Issues

  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Exploring Grief and Letting Go
  • Dysfunctional Families
  • What is Co-Dependency
  • Child Bullying and Child Abuse

This Level 4 Counselling and Psychotherapy Course is primarily aimed at:

  • Therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Counsellor
  • Aspiring psychologist/counsellor
  • Students of Psychology
  • Anyone working in any care or therapeutic setting

Conversely, this course is not limited to a single career or field of endeavour. It may also benefit a broader group of people who want to learn about Counselling and Psychotherapy in order to become more self-aware, compassionate, gentle, and kind to themselves and others around them.

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this Level 4 Counselling and Psychotherapy 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 Level 4 Counselling and Psychotherapy 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 could grasp from each section. In the assessment pass mark is 60%.

You can also check out our popular Professional Psychotherapy Training Course today!

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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Level 4 qualification is thoroughly recognised as being equivalent to completing the first year of a bachelor's degree. Getting a Level 4 diploma will show that you have the knowledge, and skills in counselling.

No. A counsellor and a psychologist are two different types of professions. A counsellor provides guidance, support and advice to people to overcome emotional illness, but the psychologist studies human behaviours, emotions and mental processes.

A Counsellor, who is also entitled as a therapist, are life advising and coaching practitioners. With psychotherapists, you can resolve your emotional issues by modifying specific aspects of your life that make you vulnerable. The similarities are that both help people improve their mental state.

Yes, we do have an advanced diploma in psychotherapy course. After completing the diploma in psychotherapy and counselling course level 3, you can do the advanced diploma.

First, select your desired course plan among the multiple existing course plans on the right side of your screen, then select the payment type, and once you made the payment, you can access the course any time you want.

A confirmation email will be sent to your registered email after payment. Hereafter anytime, you can start your learning journey with Lead Academy.

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

The professional body approves the procedures if any e-learning platform claims its courses are accredited.

You will only realize the benefit of having an accredited certificate once you face the corporate world. As employees, job places, and more value the 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.

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