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Faculty of Psychology



Faculty of Psychology

 

Psychosomatic Therapy via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Psychosomatic Therapy Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Psychosomatic Therapy Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Psychosomatic Therapy Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Psychosomatic Therapy Online via distance learning

 

New definitions of health and illness will be explored as we move into the field of psychosomatic medicine. Students will learn about various emotional approaches and their influence on health. The program focuses on the reciprocal relationship between the psychosomatic interpretations of physical symptoms and emotional disorders and its role in our mental, emotional, and physical health. From a psychosomatic point of view, the individual is responsible for her/his own health.

 

Academic Supervisor : Ruben Von Stopeck
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Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Human Development
Understanding Disease
Illness Awareness & Lifecycle
Mind, Body & Spirit
Psychosomatic Connexion
E-Motion Therapy
Human Body & Mind
Emotional Homeopathic Treatments
Flower Essences Therapy
The Search for Meaning
Emotional Intelligence
Wellness & Health
Psychosomatic Medicine

 

 

Psychosomatic Therapy via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Psychosomatic Therapy Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Psychosomatic Therapy via distance learning = 39 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Psychosomatic Therapy Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Psychosomatic Therapy via distance learning = 39 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Psychology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Psychosomatic Therapy Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Psychosomatic Therapy via distance learning = 39 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Psychosomatic Therapy Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Psychosomatic Therapy via distance learning = 39 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Psychosomatic Therapy Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Psychosomatic Therapy via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
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Human Development
This course introduces the theory, the empirical research, and the applied issues in developmental psychology. It discusses the social, psychological, cultural, emotional, and spiritual aspects of development and stresses on the applications of these theories to counseling. Students are encouraged to revisit their own developmental path.
Academic Supervisor : Catherine Wanjiru Gachutha

Understanding Disease
This course discusses different emotional states and their influence on health. It focuses on the relationship between emotion and illness as influenced by the subconscious. It also examines evidence that prove the effectiveness of the techniques that uses the channeling of stuck emotions in curing diseases and promoting health.
Academic Supervisor : Shelley-Ann Meihuizen

Illness Awareness & Lifecycle
This course focuses on applying psychosomatic and wellness concepts to persons with chronic illness, physical disability, life-threatening illness, and developmental disorder as affected by culture. The core concept in this course is supporting wellness through various life experiences.
Academic Supervisor : Shelley-Ann Meihuizen

Mind, Body & Spirit
This course highlights the importance of the interconnection between mind, body, and spirit. It discusses different practices of stress management, meditation, guided imagery, physical exercise, art expression, and biofeedback related to emotional states, wellness, and disease.
Academic Supervisor : Richard Kaplan

Psychosomatic Connexion
This course describes an interconnection between the mind-body-spirit that transcends the traditional body-mind concept. It suggests a new body-mind interdependent relationship. It explores how the psychosomatic interpretations of physical symptoms can relate to mental disorders and vice versa and how these interpretations play a role in our mental, emotional, and physical health.
Academic Supervisor : Ruben Von Stopeck

E-Motion Therapy
Life is an expression of energy in motion (E-Motion). Energy emerges from a source and constantly returns to it. This course discusses the principles and philosophies that underlie that flow of energy. It reviews some the theories and techniques used to channel the energy into motion particularly the Polarity therapy, Ayurveda, Chinese Traditional Medicine, and Reiki.
Academic Supervisor : Sarel Francois Ackermann

Human Body & Mind
This course examines the human being as an integrated physiological and psychological entity. It covers aspects of the human body's function, development, and care and explores the interaction between body and mind in physiological, clinical, and psychological terms. It also describes the interaction between the human body and mind and their environment and their evolution.
Academic Supervisor : Ruben Von Stopeck

Emotional Homeopathic Treatments
This course effectively covers all aspects of Homeopathy: philosophy, case taking, case analysis, case management, and Homeopathic Materia Medica studies with special emphasis on the treatment of emotional conflicts and stress.
Academic Supervisor : Ruben Von Stopeck

Flower Essences Therapy
Besides gaining a thorough knowledge of the flower essences themselves, the most important skill is communication with one's client and learning to appreciate the significant soul gestures that can be correlated with the adequate flower essence. This course provides the guidance on how to select archetypal flower essences remedies which are truly effective.
Academic Supervisor : Ruben Von Stopeck

The Search for Meaning
This course focuses on the relationship between problems and the meaning individuals seeks in life. Distinction is made between philosophy and spirituality. It explores the stages of psychological and spiritual development of the individual and the methods for evoking meaning and purpose in life.
Academic Supervisor : Francisco Yuste Pausa

Emotional Intelligence
This course delineates the five crucial skills of emotional intelligence, and shows how they determine our success in relationships, work, and even our physical well-being. What emerges is an entirely new way to talk about being smart. It explains why empathy, self-awareness, and self- discipline is essential to successful and positive human interaction. It provides an effective tool that can make our schedules, behaviors, and relationships more manageable.
Academic Supervisor : Francisco Yuste Pausa

Wellness & Health
This course uses a holistic approach to wellness and health management. It shows how to assess our current wellness status and how to make improvements where necessary. Topics include physical activity, nutrition, self-esteem, emotional intelligence, sexuality, and spiritual wellness.
Academic Supervisor : Marcos Mazzuka Petitta

Psychosomatic Medicine
This course suggests new definitions of health and illness. It focuses on how the psychosomatic interpretations of physical symptoms relate to emotional disorders and vice versa and how they play a role in our mental, emotional, and physical health. From a psychosomatic point of view, the individual is responsible for her/his own health.
Academic Supervisor : Sarel Francois Ackermann

 

Admission - Psychosomatic Therapy Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Psychosomatic Therapy Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Psychosomatic Therapy Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ABMP - Associação Brasileira de Medicina Psicossomática

ABPSA - Associação Brasileira de Psicologia da Saúde

ABRAPE - Associação Brasileira de Psicólogos Espíritas

AETPR - Association Européenne de Thérapie Psychocorporelle et Relationnelle

AMESSI - Alternatives Médecines Évolutives Santé et Sciences Innovantes

APPB - Association Professionnelle de Psychologie Biodynamique

APTHI - Associação Portuguesa de Terapeutas Holisticos Integrativos

ATPR- Association de Thérapeutes en Psychosomatique Relationnelle

CPT - Consejo Profesional de Terapeutas

CPT - Council of Professional Therapists

CSETEL - Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy, Education & Living

EABP - European Association for Body Psychotherapy

FHT - Federation of Holistic Therapists

INTAPT - International Association of Psychosomatic Therapy

ISDP - International Society for Developmental Psychobiology

ISRE - International Society of Research on Emotion

JASSP - Japan Association of Somatics & Somatic Psychology

MF - Meditation France

OMNES - Organisation des Médecines Naturelles et d'Education de Santé

PAAM - Physicians Association for Anthroposophic Medicine

SEMP - Sociedad Española de Medicina Psicosomática

SPI - Société de Psychosomatique Intégrative

USABP - United States Association for Body Psychotherapy

 

 

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