PGCert — 2024 entry Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing

On this course, you'll learn how to effectively assess and treat patients with mild to moderate mental health difficulties, and gain the skills to make a real difference to patients' lives using evidence-based talking therapies.

Key course information

Start date
May 2024
1 year
UK fees
To be confirmed
Overseas fees
To be confirmed
Subject area
Stag Hill

Why choose
this course?

  • Spend part of your training in clinical employment to practise your skills in healthcare settings under the supervision of qualified practitioners
  • Study a syllabus designed to meet the British Psychological Society’s (BPS) programme accreditation standards for the education of psychological wellbeing practitioners, and underpinned by the following core NHS values:
    • Commitment to quality of care
    • Compassion
    • Everyone counts
    • Improving people’s lives
    • Respect and dignity for all
    • Working together for patients
  • Get the academic requirements needed to register with the BPS or BABCP as a psychological wellbeing practitioner
  • Embark on a career change using your existing experience working in a healthcare setting.
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