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Alcohol and drug addiction: Psychology is a wholesome course that can act as a stepping stone for those who want to get themselves or other out of addiction to drug and alcohol. If you want to know about addiction psychology and get rid of drug and alcohol addiction, we welcome you to this splendid course designed with all information you need to practice overcoming the difficulty. If you are a therapist or alcohol and drug addiction professional, this Psychology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction course will enhance your knowledge and skill. You will be able to help clients in the light of psychotherapy.

Psychotherapy is the most useful treatment for alcohol and drug addiction sufferer to date. It can heal tracing the root causes instead of addressing the symptoms only. In this Psychology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction course you will also know about details about addiction, symptomatology, diagnosis, treatments and many more for alcohol and drug-related addiction.

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

Highlights of The 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

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


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


The Psychology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction course is a popular psychotherapy course, ideal for anyone who is looking to flourish their career relating to Psychology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction, 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.


There is no special requirement for taking this course.

Who Is This Course For?

This comprehensive Psychology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction course is suitable for beginner, professionals and who want to gain a better understanding of Psychology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction  

Whether you are completely new to the field or are an aspiring professionalPsychology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction 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.

This course is perfect for:

  • Therapist
  • Rehab professional
  • Drug and alcohol addiction sufferer
  • Psychology student and professional
  • Anyone interested in human behaviour and mental health
  • Psychologist
  • REBT, CBT, DBT and other psychotherapy professionals

Career Path

This Psychology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction 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,

  • Opens career opportunities in the relevant fields
  • Makes you credible in any workplace seeking Alcohol and Drug Addictions Psychology professional

Course Curriculum

Introduction to the Course
About your Course Tutor 00:02:00
About The Course 00:04:00
Introduction to \'Psychology of Addictions\'
What is ‘Addiction’? 00:07:00
The Nature of ‘Addictions’ 00:12:00
Do ‘Genetics’ Play Role in ‘Addictive Behaviour’? 00:09:00
Environmental Factors that Contribute to ‘Addictions’ 00:09:00
Alcohol-related Addictions
Symptomatology of Alcohol Addiction (and ‘Withdrawal’) 00:10:00
Diagnosis of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) 00:09:00
Psychological Effects of Alcohol Addiction 00:09:00
Physiological Effects of Alcohol Addiction 00:08:00
Mental Health & Alcohol Addiction 00:12:00
Available treatments (Pharmacolology) 00:10:00
Psychological Treatments (therapy, counselling, CBT, REBT) 00:09:00
Steps to Recovery 00:08:00
Drug-Related Addictions
What Kind of Drugs People Take (Part 1: Amphetamines, Antidepressants, Opioids) 00:07:00
What Kind of Drugs People Take (Part 2: Cocaine, Cannabis, Heroin) 00:10:00
Symptomatology of Drug Addiction 00:09:00
Diagnostic Criteria for Drug-Related Addiction 00:06:00
Psychological Effects of Drug Abuse 00:10:00
Physiological Effects of Drug Abuse 00:07:00
Mental Health & Drug Addictions 00:10:00
Withdrawal Symptoms 00:06:00
What to Do: Overdose 00:08:00
Available Treatments 00:09:00
Steps to Recovery 00:10:00

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