Certificate in Addiction Counselling


Addiction Counselling is one of the fastest growing counselling services in the UK. This is your opportunity to gain a qualification that will enhance your career and counselling practice.

This Certificate Course will be of specific interest to those working in Healthcare Professions. It will also be relevant to people in social work areas, teachers and those involved in pastoral work. The course can be taken separately for those already experienced in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or can be taken part of our Diploma Course 3500 which includes as its first module Course 150 – Certificate in CBT.

What you will learn

Course 152 - Addiction Counselling will cover the following topics:

The nature of addictions.
Drug & alcohol addiction.
Gambling addiction.
Food and spending addiction.
Sexual addiction.
Internet Addiction.
Using CBT to treat addictions.
CBT in action - case studies.
Addiction counselling.
Addiction referral networks and resources.

Further information

Institute of Counselling
Institute of Counselling
6 Months
Course type:
Distance learning

Contact Information

Institute of Counselling

40 St Enoch Square
G1 4DH