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Addiction Psychology studies the addiction of psychology; the possible reason behind addiction, how does it affect and how to approach to cure addiction. Addiction is an alarming condition in the UK and the only hope is people are getting to be treated and they are succeeding! Between April 2019 and March 2020, 270,705 adults were in contact with drug and alcohol services.

If you think you are someone who wants to get rid of addiction to understanding the psychology of addiction, this course will help you reach your goal. If you are someone who is in the profession of psychology, counselling or psychotherapy, this course is also for establishing your professional goal. This Addiction Psychology course is abundant with the psychology of addiction; the cause, effect and survival of addiction.  We encourage you to take this Addiction Psychology course by a professional who makes it easier for you to understand and adapt the techniques of handling addiction.

Highlights of The Addiction Psychology Course

  • About addiction
  • Nature of addiction
  • Genetic and environmental causes
  • Alcohol-related addiction
  • Drug-related addiction
  • Symptoms, diagnosis
  • Recovery steps
  • Mental health & addictions
  • Withdrawal symptoms


The Addiction Psychology course is a popular psychotherapy course, ideal for anyone who is looking to flourish their career relating to Addiction Psychology, psychotherapy, psychology, counselling etc. as well as professionals who want to test their existing skills and knowledge. If you want to gain an in-depth understanding of the topic, then this program is perfect for you.

Our online courses come with lifetime access with no time limit for completion. Each course is fully accessible from a tablet, mobile or laptop, as long as there is a secure internet connection.

We pride ourselves on our supportive network of dedicated instructors and attentive customer service team who are dedicated to assisting you through your learning journey. Contact them at any time via email should you have any questions or queries.

Skills You Will Master

  • Understanding addiction
  • Diagnosis
  • Learning about addiction symptoms
  • The drug-related addiction recovery process
  • The alcohol-related addiction recovery process
  • Handling withdrawal symptoms

Why Choose Skill Express?

  • Instantly accessible CPD Accredited certificate on successful course completion
  • 24/7 access to the course for lifetime
  • Developed by qualified professionals with updated resources
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)
  • No hidden fees or exam charges

Who Is This Course For?

This comprehensive Addiction Psychology course is suitable for beginner, professionals and who want to gain a better understanding of Addiction Psychology.   Whether you are completely new to the field or are an aspiring professionalAddiction Psychology Course will help open doors to a wide range of professions within your chosen field, helping you to stand out to employers with an accredited qualification that can be used to enhance your CV.


After completing the course successfully, you will be required to pass an automated, multiple-choice questions test which will give you the instant result once you finish the exam. And you can get all of these in a one-time payment!

Certification of Course

After completing the course, you will be eligible for a PDF Certificate which will cost only £2.99, with your unique ID number so that you/ the employers can verify through our website. You can also have your imprinted certificate delivered via post. Although there is no expiry date on the certificate, we recommend that our learners renew the certificate every twelve months


Addiction Psychology Course is Designed By Qualified Professionals

  • There are no academic entry requirements for this course.
  • If you are interested in Addiction Psychology, you can take this course.
  • As long as you are aged seventeen or over and have a basic grasp of English, numeracy and ICT, you will be eligible to enrol.

Career path

This Addiction Psychology course opens a brand new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also provides you with the chance to accumulate in-depth knowledge at the side of needed skills to become flourishing in no time. You will also be able to add your qualifications to your CV to enhance your career and become more competitive in your chosen industry. This course will impact your career in the following way:

  • Therapist
  • Rehab professional
  • Drug and alcohol addiction sufferer
  • Psychology student and professional
  • Anyone interested in human behaviour and mental health

Course Curriculum

Theories of Addiction
The Moral Model 00:06:00
The Psychological Model 00:07:00
The Medical/Disease Model 00:10:00
The Socio-Cultural Model 00:05:00
Addiction Treatments
Pharmacotherapy 00:04:00
The Minnesota Model 00:05:00
Counselling and Therapy 00:07:00
Harm Reduction Model 00:05:00
Treatments in Practice 00:06:00
Addiction in Society
Drug Policies, Legislation and Decriminalisation 00:09:00
Community Change, Outreach, Harm Reduction or Abstinence 00:07:00
Alcohol and Drug Education 00:06:00
Alcohol and Drug-Related Issues in The Workplace 00:06:00
Addiction in Families
Co-Dependency, Children of Alcoholic Families, Parenting Styles and Family Factors 00:08:00
Relapse for Families, ‘letting Go’, Dependent Attitudes and Dependent Behaviours 00:05:00
Al-Anon 00:05:00
The Intervention Approach 00:05:00
Working with Addiction
Why Be a Helper 00:04:00
Helper Qualities and Attitudes 00:04:00
The Art of Accepting 00:04:00
Counselling/Helping Skills 00:05:00

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