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Faculty of Psychology



Faculty of Psychology

 

Psychotherapy via distance learning

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

 

This program is designed to teach future therapists how to listen to and intervene in psychological disorders from multiple perspectives and to support it using herbs, homeopathy, and flower remedies. Through the study and analysis of different theories, the student learn how to make multiple perspective- interpretations and to develop his/her own therapeutic approach. Natural psychotherapy does not rely on "quick psychiatric drug fix", it rather focuses on obtaining permanent results by integrating the neurophysiological and mental processes of the patient at a natural healing pace. This program, teaches students how to analyze a conflict, interpret the corresponding problem, and offer the best possible solution.

 

Academic Supervisor : Francisco Chelos Lopez
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

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
Causes of Mental Disorders
Biological Psychology
Mental Biochemical Balance
Human Body & Mind
Psychoanalysis
Psychotherapeutic Strategies
Natural Psycho-Medication
Herbs Psychopharmacology
Mental Homeopathic Treatments
Emotional Homeopathic Treatments
Flower Essences Therapy
Psychosomatic Medicine
Psychotherapy
Therapeutic Practice

 

 

Psychotherapy 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 - Psychotherapy 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: Psychotherapy via distance learning = 45 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 - Psychotherapy 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: Psychotherapy via distance learning = 45 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 - Psychotherapy 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: Psychotherapy via distance learning = 45 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Psychotherapy 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: Psychotherapy via distance learning = 45 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 - Psychotherapy 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.

 

 

Psychotherapy 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

Causes of Mental Disorders
All functional "mental disorders" are fully understandable bio-social reactions to emotional conflict and stress. These reactions generally originate in and are perpetuated by how one deals with frustrating, perplexing, oppressive, dangerous, or destructive interpersonal and societal situations. This course explains how these reactions are not only caused by, but also can naturally lead to certain biochemical imbalances.
Academic Supervisor : Shelley-Ann Meihuizen

Biological Psychology
This course offers a comprehensive survey of the biological bases of behavior. It describes the development of the nervous system, the biological mechanisms of perception and action, and the biochemical regulation of behavior, emotions, and mental disorders.
Academic Supervisor : Fernando Miralles

Mental Biochemical Balance
This course discusses mental biochemical imbalances from a psychological rather than drug standpoint. Avoiding the usage of mind altering drugs prevents their serious side effects on feelings' suppression and brain function impairment.
Academic Supervisor : Fernando Miralles

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

Psychoanalysis
This course uses multiple perspectives to teach psychotherapists how to listen and intervene. Students learn, studying and analyzing various theories, how to develop his/her own therapeutic approach and how to analyze a conflict, interpret a problem, and reflect on the best solution.
Academic Supervisor : Fernando Miralles

Psychotherapeutic Strategies
The course focuses on therapist-client dialogues and shows how each of the major counseling and psychotherapy theories can be applied to common psychological disorders such as depression, anxiety, borderline disorders, and target patients- individual, couples, families, and groups.
Academic Supervisor : Shelley-Ann Meihuizen

Natural Psycho-Medication
Natural psychotherapy refers to the use of medication-free or natural medication such as herbs, homeopathy, and flower remedies for treatment purposes. This course discusses the effects that these can have on tranquilizing acute emotional distress in order for psychotherapy to succeed.
Academic Supervisor : Ruben Von Stopeck

Herbs Psychopharmacology
Nature uses herbs to trigger healing mechanisms in the body and mind to maintain and restore mental balance and health. This course provides an understanding of the brain neurochemical mechanisms and how psycho-biochemical effects may be achieved using herbs.
Academic Supervisor : Ruben Von Stopeck

Mental 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 mental and psychological disorders.
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

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

Psychotherapy
This course teaches people how to deal effectively with their inner conflicts and their misconceptions about themselves and others. It combines different therapeutical approaches with the use of herbs, homeopathy, and flower remedies. Psychotherapy focuses on long-term and permanent solutions.
Academic Supervisor : Sarel Francois Ackermann

Therapeutic Practice
This course covers the basics of law and ethics as they apply to health and counseling-related practice. Informed consent, confidentiality, licensing laws, regulations and customs, and professional liability are considered.
Academic Supervisor : Francisco Chelos Lopez

 

Admission - Psychotherapy 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 - Psychotherapy 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

Psychotherapy 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.

 

ABRAP - Associação Brasileira de Psicoterapia

ACP - Association of Child Psychotherapists

AEFDP - Asociación Española Para el Fomento y Desarrollo de la Psicoterapia

AEPP - Asociación Española de Psicoterapia Psicoanalítica

AETPR - Association Européenne de Thérapie Psychocorporelle et Relationnelle

AFFOP - Association Fédérative Française des Psychothérapies Relationnelles et Psychanalyse

AFP-ACP - Association Française de Psychothérapie dans l'Approche Centrée sur la Personne

AFPPA - Association Française de Psychanalyse et de Psychothérapie Analytique

AGIP - Association for Group and Individual Psychotherapy

AGPA - American Group Psychotherapy Association

AIP - Association of Independent Psychotherapists

ALAPCO - Asociación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapias Cognitivas

APA - American Psychotherapy Association

APEP - Association Psychanalyse et Psychothérapies Recherches Expérimentales

APHP - Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy

APIH - Asociación de Psicoterapia Integradora Humanista

APPCPC - Associação Portuguesa de Psicoterapia Centrada na Pessoa e de Counselling

APPP - Associação Portuguesa de Psicanálise e Psicoterapia

APPSI - Associação de Psicoterapia Psicanalítica

APSOS - Association de Praticiens en Psychothérapie pour un Soutien Social

ASGPP - American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama

ASPC - Association Suisse de Psychothérapie Cognitive

BACP - British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BCP - British Confederation of Psychotherapists

BPF - British Psychotherapy Foundation

CFHTB - Confédération Francophone d'Hypnose et de Thérapies Brèves

CPT - Consejo Profesional de Terapeutas

CPT - Council of Professional Therapists

EAIP - European Association for Integrative Psychotherapy

EAP - The European Association for Psychotherapy

EAPA - European Association of Psychological Assessment

EATA - European Association of Transactional Analysis

EFPP - European Federation for Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy

FEAP - Federacion Espanola de Asociaciones de Psicoterapeutas

FEBRAPSI - Federação Brasileira de Psicanálise

FEPAL - Federación Psicoanalítica de América Latina

FEPP - Fédération Européenne Psychothérapeutes Psychanalystes

FFPP - Fédération Française de Psychothérapie et Psychanalyse

FFPPEA - Fédération Française de Psychothérapie Psychanalytique pour l’Enfant et l’Adolescent

FIP - Forum of Independent Psychotherapists

FITRAM - Fédération Internationale de Thérapie et de Relation d'Aide par la Médiation

FLAPAG - Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapia Analítica de Grupos

FLAPSI - Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapia

IACP - International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy

IACT - International Association of Counselors & Therapist

IAGP - International Association of Group Psychotherapy

IAJS - International Association for Jungian Studies

IFP - International Federation for Psychotherapy

IFTA - International Family Therapy Association

ISEPP - International Society for Existential Psychology and Psychotherapy

ITAA - International Transactional Analysis Association

NLPTCA - Neurolinguistic Psychotherapy and Counselling Association

PV - Psychothérapie Vigilance

SEPTG - Sociedad Española de Psicoterapia y Técnicas de Grupo

SFPPG - Société Française de Psychothérapie Psychanalytique de Groupe

SNPPSY - Syndicat National des Practiciens en Psychothérapie et Psychanalyse

SP - Society of Psychotherapy

SPPC - Sociedade Portuguesa de Psicoterapias Construtivistas

SPPE - Sociedade Portuguesa de Psicoterapia Existencial

SPR - Society for Psychotherapy Research

SPTB - Sociedade Portuguesa de Psicoterapias Breves

TFPC - The Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling

UKCP - UK Council of Psychotherapy

UKCP - United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy

USABP - United States Association for Body Psychotherapy

WAPCEPC - World Association for Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy and Counseling

WCP - Word Council for Psychotherapy

 

 

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