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Human beings consist of mysteries and diversities. It is a common phenomenon of human beings to be addicted to something. Though it does not matter if it is positive or negative, any kind of addiction should be controlled. There is a deep-rooted relationship of addiction to human psychology. As psychology is the ocean of human mysteries, the psychologists have often cured the addicted people controlling their behaviours and attitude. This Addiction and Psychology course will enable you to know how to get rid of addiction with the help of psychology.

Throughout this Addiction and Psychology course, you will learn how the urge for addiction and psychology is interconnected. You will also get ideas about different dimensions of addiction and how to control it. By the knowledge of this course, you will not only be able to give tips to yourself and your addicted near and dear ones who need help but also will get knowledge of the rehabilitation process. Moreover, successful completion of this Addiction and Psychology course will open new doors of career for you as a psychologist or counsellor.

Highlights of The Course

  • Relationship between addiction and psychology
  • How to treat alcoholic people
  • Stories of alcoholic parents and their children
  • Different dimension of addiction
  • Knowledge of coping mechanisms and counselling
  • Core ideas of the rehabilitation process
  • Basics of co-dependency and relapse
  • Treatment for different drug addiction


Addictions and Psychology is a popular training course, ideal for anyone who is looking forward to understanding human psychology and wants to get rid of addiction. If you want to gain a basic knowledge of the relationship between addiction and psychology, 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

  • Skills of a psychologist
  • Dealing with addiction
  • Skills of structuring psychological sessions
  • Skills of psychotherapy and counselling
  • Being empathetic and considerate
  • Emotional strength and controlling power

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?

Addictions and Psychology is Designed By Qualified Professionals.

This course is perfect for aspiring,

  • Psychology and counselling students
  • Students of therapeutic sciences
  • Professionals working in a mental health-related service
  • Professional therapists


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!


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


Addictions and Psychology Course is Designed By Qualified Professionals There are no academic entry requirements for this course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.

Career path

This Addictions and 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, enhance your career and become more competitive in the industry making you more credible in your work. The career opportunities are:

  • Psychologist
  • Counsellor
  • Rehab Trainer
  • Rehab Coach
  • Psychotherapist

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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