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What you will learn: Study Family Therapy Training Online

  • Couples Therapy
  • Relationship Life Cycle
  • As Individuals
  • Communication and Conflict
  • Family Lifecycle
  • The Therapy Process
  • Psychotherapy


Study Family Therapy Training Online; Understanding Life Through Couples and Family Therapy

This Family Therapy Training Online takes you through the various life stages of humans as individuals, couples and families along with detailing exactly how therapy works and the vast variation of skills and types of couples and family therapy, in a progressive manner.

The course is designed to aid the understanding of relationships and family associated problems. Beginning with discussions from the outset on overall needs for therapy, the syllabus maps the ongoing changes in relationships, such as sociological and environmental factors, as well as how relationships have changed throughout the generations.

Thought patterns and communication techniques are examined in detail as well as how these factors can damage or harm a relationship should they go wrong. It doesn’t stop at just the relationship between couples themselves, the course delves deeper into the effects of these occurrences on the entire family.

The information covered during this course is widely used by couple and family therapists and should give you a much greater understanding of the relationships within your own life along with being able to advise others in a holistic manner.

People and relationships are often not straightforward. The more we understand about ourselves the better placed we will be to become able to change in our relationships and lives as a whole and make a positive change for the better.

In the final part of this course, you will learn about the therapy techniques involved in resolving these issues and the options available to the therapist when working with families or couples.

Should you wish to continue your studies into this subject after completing the course, the final module will suggest informative guidance opportunities for further professional development as well as enhancing methods of relationship focused psychotherapy.

If you are looking to move into clinical practice after learning the basics during this course, then the role of the family psychotherapist is regulated and requires a university gained qualification. There are many degree courses available to explore on completion of this course.

What you will learn with our Family Therapy Training Online

  • Couples Therapy
  • Relationship Life Cycle
  • As Individuals
  • Communication and Conflict
  • Family Lifecycle
  • The Therapy Process
  • Psychotherapy

Family Therapy Training Online - Requirements

The Family Therapy Training Online is delivered 100 percent online.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Family Therapy Training Online
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Family Therapy Training Online Outline

Module 1: Couples Therapy

This module will tackle the various reasons why couples undergo a couple's therapy and how each relationship differs from other people. It will also discuss how society influences one's relationship and expectations.

Part 1: What Exactly is Couples and Family Therapy?

Couples therapy have different types and levels. This therapy is considered as a progressive qualification from psychotherapy. It is a therapy that is being done in a holistic or complementary setting.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What Exactly is Couples and Family Therapy?
  • We Throw Things Away
  • We Think the Grass is Greener
  • Myth-Busting

Part 2: Falling in Love

Romantic love brings endorphins into the brain that enables a person to feel excited and exhilarated at the same time. It is a highly addictive feeling and one of the reasons why a person move from relationship to another when it wears off with their partner.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Love Chemicals
  1. Dopamine
  2. Norepinephrine
  • Emotional Bonding
  • Relationship Questions
  • Negative Bias

Part 3: Summary

Couples therapy is conducted for various reasons. This therapy is being done in order to avoid misunderstanding between two people. This is due to the tendency of the mind to mix-up some emotions. It is also being done to develop belief patterns and how it affects the behavior of a person in a relationship.

Module 2: Relationship Life Cycle 

This module discusses the stages of a relationship that a couple undergoes through. It also considers the various points that each relationship stage of deepening the understanding of how to bond and react in growing trust and companionship.

Part 1: The Five Relationship Stages

Dr Susan Campbell developed the five stages of relationships by working with almost a hundred couples in understanding the reason and how each relationship work.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Five Relationship Stages
  • Romance
  • Power Struggle
  • Stability
  • Co-Creation

Part 2: The Six Stages of Lifetime Bonds

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Blending
  • Nesting
  • Maintaining
  • Building
  • Releasing

Part 3: Erikson’s Stages of Personal Development

This theory is considered to be the best for understanding the life stages that affect the action and reaction that occurs in relationships.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Stage 1 Trust or Mistrust
  • Stage 2 Autonomy Versus Shame and Doubt
  • Stage 3 Initiative Versus Guilt
  • Stage 4 Competence Versus Inferiority
  • Stage 5 Identity or Role Confusion
  • Stage 6 Intimacy Versus Isolation
  • Stage 7 Generativity Versus Stagnation
  • Stage 8 Ego Integrity or Despair

Part 4: Summary

It is vital to understand the reasons why people enter a relationship as individuals and how they blend into being a couple. Relationship stage awareness is based on factual studies that were conducted and can be considered as an encyclopedia of the relationship therapist.

Module 3: As Individuals

This module elaborates the importance of considering the parts of a couple as an individual and encouraging doing various assessments for each person.

Part 1: Why the Past Matters

It is essential to consider the thought patterns and belief systems of each individual in a relationship. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Early Attachment

Part 2: Mind Matters

The mind is frequently difficult to understand how it works. The human brain has many functions and has a tendency of doing things wrong due to the responsibilities it has that may cause problems in certain areas of life.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Thinking Mind
  • The Feeling Mind
  • The Beliefs

Part 3: Summary

It is essential to view each partner of a couple as a unique individual since the individuality of each is vital to couple’s therapy. The framework of relationship awareness is excellent guidance in basing the constant and consistent awareness that each person is a unique individual.

Module 4: Communication and Conflict

This module tackles the essential role of communication in maintaining a healthy relationship.

Part 1: About Arguing

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Negative Argument
  • The Positive Argument
  • Healthy Habits 
  • The Right Time
  • Ego Care
  • No Unwanted Guests
  • Listen!
  • Respect

Part 2: EQ

EQ is also known as emotional intelligence that was coined by Doctor Daniel Goleman. It is a type of intelligence that Dr Goleman sees more critical than IQ that has been considered as vital to success.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Empathy
  • Emotional Hijack
  • Anger
  • Jealousy
  • Assigning Blame
  • The Stubborn Issues

Part 3: Love Languages

Relationship therapist Gary Chapman was the one to discover the five love languages present in a relationship. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Kind Acts
  • Affirmations
  • Quality Time
  • Physical Touch

Part 4: Summary

Arguments are part of a relationship that cannot be avoided. It is essential to know how to handle and carry out the communication needed.

Module 5: Family Lifecycle

Part 1: The Lifecycle of Family

Various techniques are being used in family therapy since it stems from different theoretical approaches.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Independence
  • Coupling
  • Parenting Young Children
  • Parenting Adolescent Children
  • Launching
  • Retirement

Part 2: Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness is an aspect that is vital to consider throughout the lifecycle of the family because it affects the individual or the family as a whole.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Depression
  • Postnatal Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Grief
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Stress
  • Warning Signs

Part 3: Summary

Lifecycle is something that every family will go through. It is essential to know about the development of an individual's family.

Module 6: The Therapy Process

This module focuses on the stages of therapy that a couple will undergo through.

Part 1: The Six Therapy Stages

The six therapy stages were developed by Egan, who is an American psychologist. It presents the therapeutic intervention must follow the six stages.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Stage 1 Develop Trust
  1. First Impressions
  2. Trust Work
  3. Professionalism

Part 2: Stage Two and Three

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Stage Two Exploration
  1. Client Assessment
  2. Motivational Interviewing
  • Stage Three Goals
  1. Goal Frameworks

Part 3: Stage Four, Five and Six

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Stage Four Action
  • Stage Five Empowerment
  • Stage Six Resilience

Part 4: Essential Therapist Skills

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Communication Skills
  • Guidance to Listen
  • Guidance to Disclose
  • Guidance to Explore

Part 5: Therapy Techniques

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Skilled Alliance
  • Instigation of Positive Change
  • Creation of Positive Change
  • Instigation of Long-term Lasting Change
  • Ethical Considerations

Part 6: Summary

The steps presented for this module can be used on a personal or holistic level for each clients therapy. It also covered the basic standards of skill that are being used on people on a therapy basis.

Module 7: Psychotherapy

This module will discuss the standard methods that professional couple and family therapists often use.

Part 1: Ethical Considerations

The practice of couple and family therapy requires certain qualities because it is a professional psychotherapy practice. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Ethical Considerations
  • History
  • Types of Therapy
  • Psychology Perspectives
  1. Behaviorism
  2. Cognitive
  3. Biological
  4. Evolutional
  • Psychology and Family Therapy

Part 2: Structured Approaches

Part 2: Structured Approaches

There is a wide variation of theories presented for the structured approaches of this therapy.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Supportive
  • Strategic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Systemic
  • Bowenian
  • Structural
  • Cognitive Behavior Approach
  • Family Therapy Terms
  1. Blended Family
  2. Differentiation
  3. Extended Family Field
  4. Genogram
  5. Identified Patient
  6. Nuclear Family
  7. Stepfamily
  8. Triangulation

Part 3: Summary

Couples and family psychotherapy is recognized as a highly-skilled and educated profession. This profession elaborates the essential need to have sufficient knowledge of both mental and psychological health.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will   be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate.

This Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

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Units of Study

Module 1 Couples Therapy

  • Part 1: What Exactly is Couples and Family Therapy?
  • Part 2: Falling in Love
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 Relationship Life Cycle

  • Part 1: The Five Relationship Stages
  • Part 2: The Six Stages of Lifetime Bonds
  • Part 3: Erikson’s Stages of Personal Development
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 As Individuals

  • Part 1: Why the Past Matters
  • Part 2: Mind Matters
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 Communication and Conflict

  • Part 1: About Arguing
  • Part 2: EQ
  • Part 3: Love Languages
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 Family Lifecycle

  • Part 1: The Lifecycle of Family
  • Part 2: Mental Health Awareness
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 The Therapy Process

  • Part 1: The Six Therapy Stages
  • Part 2: Stage Two and Three
  • Part 3: Stage Four, Five and Six
  • Part 4: Essential Therapist Skills
  • Part 5: Therapy Techniques
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 Psychotherapy

  • Part 1: Ethical Considerations
  • Part 2: Structured Approaches
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment
Requirements

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

Microsoft Windows XP, or laterModern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Requirements

Entry requirements:

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.


Minimum education:

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.


Device requirements:

Students will need access to a computer/any device and the internet.

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  • Duration: 150 Hours
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About This Course

What you will learn: Study Family Therapy Training Online

  • Couples Therapy
  • Relationship Life Cycle
  • As Individuals
  • Communication and Conflict
  • Family Lifecycle
  • The Therapy Process
  • Psychotherapy


Study Family Therapy Training Online; Understanding Life Through Couples and Family Therapy

This Family Therapy Training Online takes you through the various life stages of humans as individuals, couples and families along with detailing exactly how therapy works and the vast variation of skills and types of couples and family therapy, in a progressive manner.

The course is designed to aid the understanding of relationships and family associated problems. Beginning with discussions from the outset on overall needs for therapy, the syllabus maps the ongoing changes in relationships, such as sociological and environmental factors, as well as how relationships have changed throughout the generations.

Thought patterns and communication techniques are examined in detail as well as how these factors can damage or harm a relationship should they go wrong. It doesn’t stop at just the relationship between couples themselves, the course delves deeper into the effects of these occurrences on the entire family.

The information covered during this course is widely used by couple and family therapists and should give you a much greater understanding of the relationships within your own life along with being able to advise others in a holistic manner.

People and relationships are often not straightforward. The more we understand about ourselves the better placed we will be to become able to change in our relationships and lives as a whole and make a positive change for the better.

In the final part of this course, you will learn about the therapy techniques involved in resolving these issues and the options available to the therapist when working with families or couples.

Should you wish to continue your studies into this subject after completing the course, the final module will suggest informative guidance opportunities for further professional development as well as enhancing methods of relationship focused psychotherapy.

If you are looking to move into clinical practice after learning the basics during this course, then the role of the family psychotherapist is regulated and requires a university gained qualification. There are many degree courses available to explore on completion of this course.

What you will learn with our Family Therapy Training Online

  • Couples Therapy
  • Relationship Life Cycle
  • As Individuals
  • Communication and Conflict
  • Family Lifecycle
  • The Therapy Process
  • Psychotherapy

Family Therapy Training Online - Requirements

The Family Therapy Training Online is delivered 100 percent online.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Family Therapy Training Online
  3. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  4. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  5. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Family Therapy Training Online Outline

Module 1: Couples Therapy

This module will tackle the various reasons why couples undergo a couple's therapy and how each relationship differs from other people. It will also discuss how society influences one's relationship and expectations.

Part 1: What Exactly is Couples and Family Therapy?

Couples therapy have different types and levels. This therapy is considered as a progressive qualification from psychotherapy. It is a therapy that is being done in a holistic or complementary setting.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • What Exactly is Couples and Family Therapy?
  • We Throw Things Away
  • We Think the Grass is Greener
  • Myth-Busting

Part 2: Falling in Love

Romantic love brings endorphins into the brain that enables a person to feel excited and exhilarated at the same time. It is a highly addictive feeling and one of the reasons why a person move from relationship to another when it wears off with their partner.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Love Chemicals
  1. Dopamine
  2. Norepinephrine
  • Emotional Bonding
  • Relationship Questions
  • Negative Bias

Part 3: Summary

Couples therapy is conducted for various reasons. This therapy is being done in order to avoid misunderstanding between two people. This is due to the tendency of the mind to mix-up some emotions. It is also being done to develop belief patterns and how it affects the behavior of a person in a relationship.

Module 2: Relationship Life Cycle 

This module discusses the stages of a relationship that a couple undergoes through. It also considers the various points that each relationship stage of deepening the understanding of how to bond and react in growing trust and companionship.

Part 1: The Five Relationship Stages

Dr Susan Campbell developed the five stages of relationships by working with almost a hundred couples in understanding the reason and how each relationship work.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Five Relationship Stages
  • Romance
  • Power Struggle
  • Stability
  • Co-Creation

Part 2: The Six Stages of Lifetime Bonds

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Blending
  • Nesting
  • Maintaining
  • Building
  • Releasing

Part 3: Erikson’s Stages of Personal Development

This theory is considered to be the best for understanding the life stages that affect the action and reaction that occurs in relationships.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Stage 1 Trust or Mistrust
  • Stage 2 Autonomy Versus Shame and Doubt
  • Stage 3 Initiative Versus Guilt
  • Stage 4 Competence Versus Inferiority
  • Stage 5 Identity or Role Confusion
  • Stage 6 Intimacy Versus Isolation
  • Stage 7 Generativity Versus Stagnation
  • Stage 8 Ego Integrity or Despair

Part 4: Summary

It is vital to understand the reasons why people enter a relationship as individuals and how they blend into being a couple. Relationship stage awareness is based on factual studies that were conducted and can be considered as an encyclopedia of the relationship therapist.

Module 3: As Individuals

This module elaborates the importance of considering the parts of a couple as an individual and encouraging doing various assessments for each person.

Part 1: Why the Past Matters

It is essential to consider the thought patterns and belief systems of each individual in a relationship. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Early Attachment

Part 2: Mind Matters

The mind is frequently difficult to understand how it works. The human brain has many functions and has a tendency of doing things wrong due to the responsibilities it has that may cause problems in certain areas of life.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Thinking Mind
  • The Feeling Mind
  • The Beliefs

Part 3: Summary

It is essential to view each partner of a couple as a unique individual since the individuality of each is vital to couple’s therapy. The framework of relationship awareness is excellent guidance in basing the constant and consistent awareness that each person is a unique individual.

Module 4: Communication and Conflict

This module tackles the essential role of communication in maintaining a healthy relationship.

Part 1: About Arguing

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The Negative Argument
  • The Positive Argument
  • Healthy Habits 
  • The Right Time
  • Ego Care
  • No Unwanted Guests
  • Listen!
  • Respect

Part 2: EQ

EQ is also known as emotional intelligence that was coined by Doctor Daniel Goleman. It is a type of intelligence that Dr Goleman sees more critical than IQ that has been considered as vital to success.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Empathy
  • Emotional Hijack
  • Anger
  • Jealousy
  • Assigning Blame
  • The Stubborn Issues

Part 3: Love Languages

Relationship therapist Gary Chapman was the one to discover the five love languages present in a relationship. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Kind Acts
  • Affirmations
  • Quality Time
  • Physical Touch

Part 4: Summary

Arguments are part of a relationship that cannot be avoided. It is essential to know how to handle and carry out the communication needed.

Module 5: Family Lifecycle

Part 1: The Lifecycle of Family

Various techniques are being used in family therapy since it stems from different theoretical approaches.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Independence
  • Coupling
  • Parenting Young Children
  • Parenting Adolescent Children
  • Launching
  • Retirement

Part 2: Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness is an aspect that is vital to consider throughout the lifecycle of the family because it affects the individual or the family as a whole.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Depression
  • Postnatal Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Grief
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Stress
  • Warning Signs

Part 3: Summary

Lifecycle is something that every family will go through. It is essential to know about the development of an individual's family.

Module 6: The Therapy Process

This module focuses on the stages of therapy that a couple will undergo through.

Part 1: The Six Therapy Stages

The six therapy stages were developed by Egan, who is an American psychologist. It presents the therapeutic intervention must follow the six stages.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Stage 1 Develop Trust
  1. First Impressions
  2. Trust Work
  3. Professionalism

Part 2: Stage Two and Three

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Stage Two Exploration
  1. Client Assessment
  2. Motivational Interviewing
  • Stage Three Goals
  1. Goal Frameworks

Part 3: Stage Four, Five and Six

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Stage Four Action
  • Stage Five Empowerment
  • Stage Six Resilience

Part 4: Essential Therapist Skills

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Communication Skills
  • Guidance to Listen
  • Guidance to Disclose
  • Guidance to Explore

Part 5: Therapy Techniques

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Skilled Alliance
  • Instigation of Positive Change
  • Creation of Positive Change
  • Instigation of Long-term Lasting Change
  • Ethical Considerations

Part 6: Summary

The steps presented for this module can be used on a personal or holistic level for each clients therapy. It also covered the basic standards of skill that are being used on people on a therapy basis.

Module 7: Psychotherapy

This module will discuss the standard methods that professional couple and family therapists often use.

Part 1: Ethical Considerations

The practice of couple and family therapy requires certain qualities because it is a professional psychotherapy practice. 

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Ethical Considerations
  • History
  • Types of Therapy
  • Psychology Perspectives
  1. Behaviorism
  2. Cognitive
  3. Biological
  4. Evolutional
  • Psychology and Family Therapy

Part 2: Structured Approaches

Part 2: Structured Approaches

There is a wide variation of theories presented for the structured approaches of this therapy.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Supportive
  • Strategic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Systemic
  • Bowenian
  • Structural
  • Cognitive Behavior Approach
  • Family Therapy Terms
  1. Blended Family
  2. Differentiation
  3. Extended Family Field
  4. Genogram
  5. Identified Patient
  6. Nuclear Family
  7. Stepfamily
  8. Triangulation

Part 3: Summary

Couples and family psychotherapy is recognized as a highly-skilled and educated profession. This profession elaborates the essential need to have sufficient knowledge of both mental and psychological health.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will   be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate.

This Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

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Units of Study

Module 1 Couples Therapy

  • Part 1: What Exactly is Couples and Family Therapy?
  • Part 2: Falling in Love
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 Relationship Life Cycle

  • Part 1: The Five Relationship Stages
  • Part 2: The Six Stages of Lifetime Bonds
  • Part 3: Erikson’s Stages of Personal Development
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 As Individuals

  • Part 1: Why the Past Matters
  • Part 2: Mind Matters
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 Communication and Conflict

  • Part 1: About Arguing
  • Part 2: EQ
  • Part 3: Love Languages
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 Family Lifecycle

  • Part 1: The Lifecycle of Family
  • Part 2: Mental Health Awareness
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 The Therapy Process

  • Part 1: The Six Therapy Stages
  • Part 2: Stage Two and Three
  • Part 3: Stage Four, Five and Six
  • Part 4: Essential Therapist Skills
  • Part 5: Therapy Techniques
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 Psychotherapy

  • Part 1: Ethical Considerations
  • Part 2: Structured Approaches
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment
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