Couples & Family Therapy

This practical, informative and stimulating course will introduce the student to key counseling issues facing couples and families today.


Twelve months (online)

Workload: 3-4 hours/week

To Know about Course details and Commencement dates Text or WhatsApp the Course No and Your Email ID to 0091 979 00 88 002 or email us at /   

Eg;  008 SPACE to 09790088002

About the Course

Couples and Family therapy places an emphasis on the importance of relationships and often works with couples, families and other relationship groups. It recognizes the way in which social interactions shape a person’s life and addresses these relationships both directly and indirectly. In this course, you will learn the theory and practical aspects of Couples and Family Therapy.

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About the Instructor
Team of Trainers from IAHP
Course Format

  • Self study with the help of course reference materials.
  • Each module will have its own activity and a pragmatic paper for better understanding. 
  • Vignettes will be provided for more hands on training.

Course Objectives
  • Understanding about both the forms of Therapy
  • Practical knowledge about using these therapies with various types of clients
Course Fee
Individual Participants from India (in Indian Rupee)
Group Participants from India
(minimum members in a group is three) (in Indian Rupee)
Individual Participants from Rest of the world (in United States Dollars)
Group Participants from Rest of the world (minimum members in a group is three) (in US Dollars)

Member of

Rs. 8,000/-
US$ 400/-

Non – Members
(click here
to become a member)

Rs. 10,000/-
US$ 500/-
Important Dates
  • Participant Capacity is Limited to 10 per batch. Registration will close on completing 10 registrations
  • To Know about Course details and Commencement dates Text the Course No and Your Email ID to 0091 979 00 88 002 or email us at Eg; 008 SPACE to 0979 00 88 002
Learning Kit
  • Course Materials
  • Powerpoint Presentations
  • Recorded Video Lectures (as required)
Trainer’s Support
  • Home Based Activity at the end of each session for practical learning
  • Pragmatic Paper to assess understanding at the end of each session
  • Recorded Video Lectures (as required)
  • Case Illustrations
  • Additional Reference Documents (on request)
  • Additional support through email / chat during the course period
Course Syllabus

Month 1:                                             Couples Therapy – Theory and Applications

Month 2:                                             Working with Couples – The Therapy Process

Month 3:                                             Short term Couples Therapy

Month 4:                                             Couple Psychotherapy and Dreams in Couple Therapy

Month 5:                                             Family Therapy Basics

Month 6:                                             Practicing Marriage and Family Therapy

Month 7:                                             Work Process in Family Therapy

Month 8:                                             Activities, Exercises, Strategies in Family Therapy

Month 9:                                             Mindfulness and Acceptance in Couple and Family Therapy

Month 10:                                           Planning treatment

Month 11:                                           Infertility Counseling

Month 12:                                           Handling Different Clients

Recommended Background
  • A passion to work with couples and families
  • A Post Graduate Program in Psychology or allied subjects
  • Those who are doing their PG can also enroll
Suggested Readings
  • Reference list will be provided during the course period
Course Plan
  • Twelve Months
  • Course Materials
  • Powerpoint Presentation
  • Activities to understand better
  • Discussion through Skype (as required)
  • Pragmatic Assessments to make learning easier
Learning Outcome
  • Will be helpful while practicing with couples and families
Further Learning
  • Continuing Professional Development on Core Areas Required
Technical Requirements
  • A computer or a laptop with Microsoft Office with mike and headphone facility
  • A good internet connection
  • Having web cam is an added advantage
Statement of Accomplishment
  1. On completion, the participant will be certified by
Contact to register

Contact your student advisor at for more details on registration, availability of seat, payment of fee, etc.

Course FAQ's

1. Will I get a certificate after completing this class?

Yes. Participants who successfully complete the class will receive a registered certificate from

2. What resources will I need for this class?

All resources are available with the course.

3. What is the coolest thing I'll learn if I take this course?

Practical knowledge which can be used in your daily practice.

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