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Do you feel you are unloved and discouraged? Do you feel sad for no particular reason and for a long time? Does nothing cheer you and you always feel a gloomy tone in your mind but can not possibly share it to anyone? Well, you might be suffering from depression. The term depression has become a massive talk of the town nowadays. Studies have shown that every 10th person on average suffers from depression at some point in their life. This Depression Counselling course will enable you to help you and your loved one from the danger of depression. This course will let you know how to understand if someone is suffering from depression and how to help them to return to their normal and cheerful life!

A depressed person does not only need physical medication; the mental and affectional attachment also helps to cure them from the silent murderer disease. Throughout the Depression Counselling course, you will be able to learn how to counsel a depressed person and the to-do and not-to-do list. You will also be enabled to figure out if someone needs more professional help and can save someone’s life. Moreover, this Depression Counselling course will make you enlightened about the severe trauma, and injury depression can cause and thus will help to make you and your near and dear ones safe, sound and happy!

Highlights of The  Course

  • Definition and characteristics of depression
  • How to figure out when someone is suffering from depression
  • Techniques of counselling and talking to a depressed person
  • To-do and not-to-do list to a depressed person
  • Healthy routine and diet chart to cure someone from depression
  • Case studies of major depressive incidents
  • Medication and professional help regarding depression
  • The relationship between depression and the hormonal balance
  • The changes our society needs to accept a depressed person

Skills You Will Master

  • Convincing power
  • Negotiation skill
  • Empathy
  • Being considerate
  • Tackling sensitive situation
  • Psychological strength
  • Mental and affectional strength
  • Leadership qualities

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


The Depression Counselling is a popular training course, ideal for anyone who is looking forward to helping someone suffering from depression or willing to kick start their career related to psychology. If you want to gain a basic knowledge of how to counsel and help a needy person, 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.


Upon completion of this course, Skill Express will send you an E-Certificate for the course which comes with relevant awarding bodies attestation. Once we send you the certificate, you can print it out and will have lifetime usage permission. But you can always order for a hard copy certificate where charges will apply.


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

Who Is This Course For?

Anyone who is interested in helping someone suffering from depression or anybody interested in psychology and counselling can take this course.


This course is designed by qualified professionals.

There are no academic entry requirements for this course, and it is open for anyone who’s interested to help depressed people and willing to gain better knowledge in psychology.

Career Path

This Depression Counselling 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.

Course Curriculum

About the Depression Counselling Course 00:03:00
About the Depression Counselling Course Tutor 00:02:00
What Causes Depression
Introduction To The Depression Counselling 00:05:00
Melancholy and the History of Counselling 00:07:00
Signs of Depression 00:07:00
Depression and the Brain 00:06:00
Depression and Neurons 00:09:00
Stress and depression 00:10:00
Environmental and Health Factors 00:05:00
Depression and Sleep Disorders 00:07:00
Somatic Symptoms 00:06:00
Risk Factors 00:08:00
Module 1: Assessment Questions 00:05:00
Different Types of Depression
Classifying Depression & Different Classification Methods 00:08:00
Cyclothymia 00:06:00
Depression and Creative Minds 00:07:00
Dysthymia, Pre-Menstrual Dysphoric Disorder and Atypical Depression 00:07:00
Bipolar / Manic Depression 00:06:00
Antenatal & Postpartum Depression 00:10:00
Bereavement and Grief 00:09:00
Dysthymia in Children and Adolescents 00:04:00
Depression and the Elderly 00:07:00
Psychosocial & Health Factors in the Elderly 00:03:00
Module 2: Assessment Questions 00:04:00
Different Types of Medicine
Neurogenesis 00:04:00
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors 00:04:00
Serotonin Syndrome 00:03:00
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors 00:04:00
Tyramine 00:03:00
Medication Statistics and Doctors in the UK & USA 00:10:00
Module 3: Assessment Questions 00:03:00
Complementary Alternative Therapies
Lifestyle management, Diet, Exercise, Meditation 00:07:00
St John’s Wort (hypericum perforatum) 00:05:00
Omega 3 Fatty Acids 00:04:00
Tai chi, Qigong 00:04:00
Yoga 00:04:00
Acupuncture 00:04:00
Art Therapy & Music Therapy 00:09:00
Module 4 Assessment Questions 00:04:00
Counselling Approaches to Depression
Person Centred Therapy 00:07:00
Family or Couples Therapy 00:09:00
Stepped Care Model (approach) 00:10:00
Psychodynamic/Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy 00:06:00
Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy 00:06:00
Clinical Hypnotherapy & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 00:05:00
Clinical Hypnotherapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder 00:05:00
Gestalt Therapy 00:06:00
The Therapeutic Relationship 00:07:00
Knowledge and Qualities Necessary to a Counsellor 00:03:00
Module 5 assessment questions 00:03:00

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