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Certificate in Stress Management

Why take this course? 

This useful and informative course presents many practical insights into Stress; what causes it, how it can be overcome and how to avoid it.

Stress is examined from psychological, social and occupational perspectives. Effective strategies and exercises are presented which can be adapted to meet a wide range of needs.

This makes the course particularly suitable for counsellors or trainees who are encountering the effects of client stress in counselling sessions.

Learning Method

On-line/Distance Learning


Course Details

Course Number: 820
Course Fee: £299.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £80.00 (0% APR), followed by 3 monthly payments of £73.00
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Course Content

The course will:

1. Define Stress, its causes and effects
2. Explain methods of identifying stressors
3. Identify ways of managing and reducing pressure and stress- avoiding burnout
4. Demonstrate how Stress Management can enhance counselling practice
5. Give an insight into modern approaches to Stress Management

Course Contents

  • Introduction to Stress
  • Decisional Stress and Burnout
  • Recognising Stress
  • Stress and Personality
  • Life Stages and Personal Stressors
  • Family Stressors
  • Conflict and Conflict Management
  • Stress and the Workplace
  • Counselling and Relaxation
  • Time Management

Students are required to successfully complete 5 Tutor marked assignments.

Materials supplied with the course

A comprehensive folder of course notes will support the certificate.

Linkages to other courses

This would be a useful addition to any of our other general counselling certificate or diploma courses 

Linkages to other courses

For those who wish to advance their knowledge and practice further they may wish to consider Course 4000 Diploma in Counselling or the academically credit rated modules which make up Course 5000N Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling

Credit Rated or CPD

This course is not academically credit rated but on completion students will be awarded a Certificate in Stress Management and a Certificate for Continued Professional Development. 



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