Health Psychology

Health psychology is a rapidly expanding discipline that can be defined as the practice and application of psychological methods to the study of behavior relevant to health, illness and health care.  Health psychologists use psychological principles to promote changes in people’s behavior and their associated beliefs about health and illness

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

Health psychology applies the theories, methods and techniques of psychology to issues of health and illness. These are integrated into the psychological processes related to the maintenance of health, the promotion of the psychological wellbeing of the physically ill, and the normal and pathological responses to ill health and stress.

The course will be of interest to those wishing to pursue a career as a professional health psychologist or to those with an interest in the psychological concomitants of physical health. 
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About the Instructor
Team of Trainers from
Course Format
  • Guide assisted with the help of course reference materials

Course Objectives
  • In-depth understanding health psychology practices
  • Updated knowledge on working with people under health care settings
  • Practical work knowledge about applying psychology for physical wellness
  • Exposure to health psychology practices
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$ 200/-

Non – Members
(click here
to become a member)

Rs. 10,000/-
US$ 260/-
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
  • Reference Documents
  • Cases / vignettes
  • 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)
  • Sessions through Skype for discussion and clarification (on request)
  • Additional support through email / chat during the course period
Course Syllabus

Month 1:                                             Health Counseling – Need, Process and Documentation + Understanding             Learning Styles

Month 2:                                             Clinical Health Psychology

Month 3:                                             Health Counseling Techniques & Therapies – 1 - 100 (Brief Counseling Techniques, Adlerian / Psychodynamic Techniques, Gestalt Techniques, Social Learning Techniques, and Cognitive Approaches & Techniques)

Month 4:                                             Techniques and Therapies – 101 – 200 (Behavioral Techniques, Behavioral approaches using positive reinforcement and punishments, Classic Therapy Techniques, CBT, Metaphor Therapy Techniques, Creative therapy techniques & NLP techniques)

Month 5:                                             Techniques and Therapies – 201 – 300 & Above (Play Therapy Techniques, Mindfulness Using Art Therapy Techniques,  Humanistic Phenomenological Approach Techniques, 65 Techniques used by 65 expert therapists and mixed bag of another 40 techniques)

Month 6:                                             Stress Management Techniques

Month 7:                                             Psychology of Pain Management

Month 8:                                             Psychology of Addictions

Month 9:                                             Health psychology assessment practices

Month 10:                                           Practicing at Hospitals & Most Common Issues (Men, Women and Children)

Month 11:                                           Management of Chronic and Terminal Illness

Month 12:                                           Lifestyle and Health
Recommended Background
  • A passion to work with people at hospital care
  • 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
  • Cases and Activities to understand better
  • Discussion through Skype (as required)
  • Pragmatic Assessments to make learning easier
Learning Outcome
  • Will enhance the knowledge required to work at hospital settings
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 International Association of Holistic Psychology.

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