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Distance degree programs for Adults & Professionals.

Bircham International University - Adult Degree Programs Online.


Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Psychology

Psychotherapy via distance learning


This Doctor Ph.D. Degree 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 : Catherine Wanjiru Gachutha
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...


The Doctor Ph.D. Degree online via distance learning offers students the highest level of specialization a discipline can offer. More info...

* 45 to 72 academic credits above a Master's program.
* Average Duration: 24 months.
* Program Structure: 70% textbooks + 30% Thesis.
* Admission is open for adults over 27 years of age.
* Master's degree or international equivalent (5 years of study) is required for admission.


Fees include all: Program of study, textbooks, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript.
Cost per BIU earned postgraduate credit: 130 Euros (170 US$)
Cost per transferred credit from previous education and/or professional experience if required: 20 Euros (25 US$)


45 ... 72 Academic credits
Tuition Fee :Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).


"No matter what technology supports the education process, learning occurs only as a result of the active processing by our biological brain." William Martin, BIUCEO.

Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...



Faculty of Psychology via distance learning


Faculty of Psychology



Doctor Ph.D. Degree

Psychotherapy via distance learning


45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.


+ 39 Academic credits - Psychotherapy Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.



+ 39 Academic credits: Psychotherapy Online


BIU Earned Credits
Credits earned through the completion of academic work at Bircham International University (Reports, Projects and Thesis).


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).

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

You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...


Postgraduate level continuing education course.
Previous knowledge in this field of study is required.


601NAP - Human Body & Mind
602NAP - Causes of Mental Disorders
603NAP - Developmental Psychology
604NAP - Psychology of Personality
605NAP - Mental Homeopathic Treatments
606NAP - Emotional Homeopathic Treatments
607NAP - Flower Essences Therapy
608NAP - Mental Biochemical Balance
609NAP - Natural Psycho-Medication
610NAP - Psychosomatic Therapy
611NAP - Psychotherapy
612NAP - Psychotherapeutic Strategies
613NAP - Therapeutic Practice
More info...


Bibliography: Psychotherapy via distance learning
The corresponding textbooks are included in the fees. Once the fee has been paid, the books may take between two to five weeks to reach your address. Bircham International University offices may inform you at any time of the status of your books. If the book is in English, the required report must be written in English unless you have requested to write it in other language and have gained Bircham International University authorization. More info...
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+ 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. For example: General Psychology.


Research work resources and network - Doctor - Psychotherapy:


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
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
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
APPSI - Associação de Psicoterapia Psicanalítica
APSOS - Association de Praticiens en Psychothérapie pour un Soutien Social
ASGPP - American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama
BACP - British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BCP - British Confederation of Psychotherapists
BPF - British Psychotherapy Foundation
EAIP - European Association for Integrative Psychotherapy
EAP - The European Association for Psychotherapy
EATA - European Association of Transactional Analysis
EFPP - European Federation for Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy
FEAP - Federacion Espanola de Asociaciones de Psicoterapeutas
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
FLAPAG - Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapia Analítica de Grupos
FLAPSI - Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapia
IACT - International Association of Counselors & Therapist
IAGP - International Association of Group Psychotherapy
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
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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Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional. 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 en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...



+ 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).



Admission requirements: Doctor - Psychotherapy

Bircham International University distance learning degree admission requirements differ depending upon the Faculty and the major of study. There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, sex, beliefs and/or religion. A minimum of 30% of the total number of credits required by any adult degree program syllabus has to be transferred from previous education and/or validated from professional experience in order to gain admission. A maximum of 20% of the total number of credits required by the distance learning degree program can be transferred from professional and life experience. More info...


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Learning outcomes: Doctor - Psychotherapy


The following learning outcomes are compatible with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning and continuing education. The EQF directives facilitate acceptance of this course credits by many higher education institution. These learning outcomes are achieved after completion of this course with a passing grade. Better grades will demonstrate higher analysis, evaluation and critical thinking skills. More info...


EQF LEVEL 6. Advanced knowledge and critical understanding.
Outcome resulting from course content assessment and its applicability to problem solving.

The student's ability to combine the different parts of the text and to form a new coherent and harmonic final report will determine the critical understanding of the subject and an advanced knowledge of Psychotherapy. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Psychotherapy to different Psychology decision making scenarios and problem-solving. More info...


EQF LEVEL 7. Advanced knowledge and critical thinking.
Outcome resulting from written critical thinking and its applicability to problem solving.

The student will contrast and evaluate the learned material with his/her own knowledge and experience to express an opinion about Psychotherapy, to consider the practical application of the key concepts, and to argue the conclusions along the written report. Personal judgments and opinion should be based on sound criteria and must be clearly discussed. More info...



BIU adapts each Distance Learning Higher Education degree program to the needs of each student. More info...



Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Psychology

Psychotherapy Online


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Accreditation - Distance Learning University - More info...
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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, or country legal framework.



Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Psychotherapy


Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online via distance learning


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