UK College of Holistic Training, 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AX
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Total recommended period of study: approx. 4 months or less. Continuous enrolment. No time limit.
Cost: £245.00 (245 Pounds Sterling -
One FREE textbook will be included for students from the UK. Students outside the UK will need to buy the textbook separately. No other books are required.
Method of study
Positive Psychology is the psychology of personal growth, happiness and positive personal qualities. The history of clinical psychology shows a preoccupation with mental illness and disability and treatments for psychological problems. Positive Psychology is a new direction in psychology that looks at how we can feel positive emotions such as happiness and hope, and how we can foster creativity and wisdom. This course uses a key textbook that surveys the research done in this exciting new area and the theories that have emerged. Key concepts are explained and there are guides to further reading both of an academic and a self-
• Psychology of happiness
• Psychology of flow
• Psychology of hope and optimism
• Emotional Intelligence
• Psychology of giftedness, creativity and wisdom
• Personality and positive traits
• Psychology of positive relationships
• Steps and processes of positive change/ helping and psychotherapeutic relationships
Entry criteria and suitability
This course is geared towards therapists, counsellors, coaches and other helping professionals and may also be taken for personal interest. No particular qualifications are required for entry but the ability to study from university-
Successful graduates will receive the Diploma in Positive Psychology awarded by UK College of Holistic Training which is a private UK qualification. The college is accredited by the International Association for Distance Learning. Course graduates may use the postnominal designation Dip. Pos. Psych.
Please note that this course is privately accredited and not accredited by any government-
Course accreditation by ACCPH.
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We reserve the right to change the syllabus and other details of any course at any time.
Carr, Alan. Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Human Strengths. Second Edition. Brunner-
Book supplied free to UK students only.
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