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The course constitutes of three Modules, all of them compulsory for the completion of the Diploma.
 
Module 1- Counselling
This introduces the participants to Counselling, by elaborating the essential Skills and Basic theories of psychology. It also takes a look at the nature of Relationship problems, Alcohol and substance abuse, Suicide and deliberate self-harm, Anger, Stress, etc. and how to handle such issues.
 
Module 2 – Mental Health
This module deals with the common psychiatric illnesses such as Schizophrenia, Anxiety disorders, etc. In addition, it aims to equip the participants with knowledge on Human sexuality and reproductive health, the psychological problems faced by the elderly population, etc.
 
Module 3 – Practical Counselling

This section introduces the essential psychotherapies, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Group Therapy. Entirely consisting of practical lessons, this module provides occasion of observing therapy sessions. It also enables the participants to have hands-on experience in conducting therapy themselves.

 
 
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NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Resource Centre - Colombo 08
No. 96/20, Kitulwatta Road,
Colombo - 08.
Sri Lanka
Tel +94 112 685 960 / +94 114 339 606-7
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NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Gorakana - Residential Facility
No. 115/2, Galkanuwa Rd.
Gorakana, Panadura.
Sri Lanka
Tel +94 383 398 317 / +94 384 927 506 / +94 382 297 702
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