(Dip. Anger Mgt.)
College accreditation: International Association for Distance Learning.
Course accredited by Institute for Meridian Psychotherapy
for professional development purposes
recommended period of study: approx.
months or less. Continuous enrolment. No time limit.
£225.00 (225 Pounds Sterling - for currency conversion see
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
Method of study
Textbook study. Written assignments based on
textbooks and exercises. Assignment questions are issued by email and
students return their written work by email. Grades and feedback are issued by
The course contains a complete cognitive-based
programme for introducing anger management to
clients; teaching them ways of altering their
thoughts, feelings and behaviour; educating them
in reducing the impact of triggering thoughts or
events, and improving social skills; developing
cognitive and rational coping skills; developing
a realistic philosophy of life; forgiving
others; and avoiding recurrence of problem
Different intervention plans are presented that
can be used with different client groups,
avoiding a “one size fits all” model. Sample
client handouts, information sheets and
step-by-step intervention schedules are
managing the therapist’s own anger are also
included: therapy can be a stressful profession.
Therapists are only human and can have similar
feelings to clients.
The main focus
of the anger management plans is on
self-referring adults or members of self-help or
support groups. The course can also be a useful
part of preparation for dealing with
non-self-referring groups (clients referred by
employer, courts, family, etc., adolescents and
clients with learning disabilities) though
further specialist training and/or professional
backup is highly recommended for those
categories as their motivation is likely to be
lower and they may have more complex issues.
criteria and suitability
This course is for therapists, counsellors,
coaches and other helping professionals who
would like a source of practical knowledge for
helping clients to control and manage their
anger. It is
suitable for one-to-one practice or as a
resource for group leaders. The
course may also be taken for personal interest.
Successful graduates will receive the Diploma in
Anger Management 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 initials Dip. Anger
The course is accredited by
The Institute for Meridian Psychotherapy
(which is linked to UKCHT) for professional development purposes (see
societies page for explanation).
If you have other
relevant qualifications in counselling you may also be recommended to apply for the
appropriate grade of membership of the National Counselling Society (UK). The
http://www.nationalcounsellingsociety.org/ will consider a
wide variety of qualifications towards entry
levels of membership and will advise on further
study towards becoming an Accredited Counsellor.
This diploma is accepted by
Calamus International University (a
non-UK, private distance university with private accreditation) for credit towards
Please see our FAQs page for general information about
practising counselling and psychotherapy in the UK and elsewhere.
We reserve the right to change the syllabus and other details of any course at
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