Depression & Bipolar Management
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.
£195.00 (195 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 (normally from an
internet bookstore). 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
course in Depression and Bipolar Management is
aimed at professionals, wellness workers,
coaches, family members and volunteers who would
like to help people with depression and bipolar
disorder (manic depression) to improve their
lives and inform themselves about the treatment
options available to them from the medical
profession and complementary or talking-therapy
approaches. The course may also be taken for
personal interest. The accent of the course
is on taking responsibility for one's own life,
treatments and recovery, with the aid of the
medical profession and complementary forms of
What the course covers:
What Depression and Bipolar Disorder (Manic
People Can take Responsibility for Themselves
and Delegate Responsibility During a Crisis.
The Experience of Mania.
Developing a Strategy
Health Care Available.
Finding Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence.
Changing Your Thinking & Controlling Negative
Relaxation for Mood Management.
Diet and Exercise.
The course textbook, which has over 300
large-format pages, includes many
questionnaires, charts, and plans that can help
the person using the course for self-therapy or
that can be useful for support groups, coaching,
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 cope with the symptoms of
depression and bipolar disorder. It is
suitable for one-to-one practice or as a
resource for group leaders. The
course may also be taken for personal interest
and self-help purposes.
Successful graduates will receive the Diploma in
Depression and Bipolar 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. D.P.M.
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
To apply for this course
now, go to our Application page