Discover top online courses at Alison®. Our free online courses were designed by experts and universities to give you an interactive and enriched learning experience. Alison® online courses are the most affordable and flexible way to learn and gain new skills while earning valuable certificates and degrees, for free.
Alison’s free online therapy courses provide training in a wide range of physical, psychological and alternative therapies. Among the many psychotherapy courses is Mental Health Studies - Understanding Behaviour, Burnout and Depression which examines treatments to support people suffering from trauma or depression, as well as those with personality disorders. Alison also has many options for those wishing to specialise in CBT and we suggest the Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for practitioners who want to know more about this treatment option. Explore some of the best known techniques for enhancing people’s wellbeing with the short course Massage From Around the World. It also includes sports massage and practical training in hygiene and good practice.
A short course is ideal if you want to explore a certain specialism in a focused way and Alison’s free online certificate courses in therapy offer a multitude of options. We suggest Family Counselling, Marriage and Couples Therapy for an introduction to the fundamentals of supporting adults, children and couples with communication and relationships. If you want to help someone who is struggling with low mood, Depression: Treatment, Therapies and Triggers is packed with information about different types of depression and approaches to helping sufferers recover. You will have heard of positive thinking but want to know more about Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy? If so we recommend REBT - The Science Of Re-Programming Your Mind! This course will teach you how to replace old, negative thought patterns with positive new ones.
If you are interested in pursuing a career in counselling, Alison’s free online diploma courses in therapy offer specialised training. We recommend the Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for students and health professionals seeking to expand their training in CBT. We suggest the Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for training in supporting people with eating disorders, stress and anxiety, addictions and more. Triggers and treatments are explored in the Diploma in Depression which is packed with useful insights into different types of depression and the mental health of children, teenagers and adults.