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Psychology

Psychology. Explore the human mind.

Are you fascinated by people’s behaviour and thought patterns? You’re not alone. The wide variety of psychology courses at the Centre for Continuing Education reflects the huge interest in this subject. Some of our psychology courses offer personal insights and self-help, while others are designed for the workplace. All our psychology courses are open to everyone.

As we’re part of the University of Sydney, we have access to all their excellent teaching resources and all our educators are experienced professionals – experts in their fields.

Open your mind to the way we think and behave with psychology training from the Centre for Continuing Education. Learn psychology the smart way with psychology courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

The Psychology of Influence Course

Psychology. Explore the human mind. Eleanor Shakiba Eleanor Shakiba is an expert in social and emotional intelligence. She has taught over 50,000 people to think and speak in ways which build success. She has been teaching at the Centre for Continuing Education for over ten years. Eleanor’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Anthropology, Graduate Certificate in Applied Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Adult Education, Master Practitioner and Trainer... [More]
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The Psychology of Influence Course

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The Psychology of Influence Course

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The Psychology of Influence Course

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The Psychology of Influence Course

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The Psychology of Influence Course

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The Psychology of Influence Course

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Emotional Intelligence Course

Psychology. Explore the human mind. Focus on the five core competencies of emotional intelligence: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and interpersonal skills. You will learn to develop and implement these to enhance your relationships in work and life by increasing your understanding of social and emotional behaviours, and learning how to adapt and manage their responses to particular situations. Various models of emotional intelligence will be covered. Useful... [More]
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Emotional Intelligence Course

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Emotional Intelligence Course

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Emotional Intelligence Course

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Emotional Intelligence Course

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Emotional Intelligence Course

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Mindfulness Course

Psychology. Explore the human mind. We live in an increasingly busy world. With the speed of technology, our lives are moving at a rapid pace. However, with this speed there is sometimes an increase in stress or anxiety. Ironically, we need to learn how to slow things down. This course will teach you how to live more mindfully. That is, how to enjoy the present moment, free from stress or worry. This course is particularly relevant for those juggling busy careers and lives in... [More]
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Mindfulness Course

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Mindfulness Course

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Mindfulness Course

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Forensic Psychology Course

Psychology. Explore the human mind. This forensic psychology course provides an introduction to issues surrounding the practice of forensic psychology. Forensic psychologists offer a wide range of professional services in the criminal justice system, including treatment and sentencing recommendations, assessing future risk, and evaluating witness credibility. They must importantly be able to translate psychological information into a legal framework that can be understood by a... [More]
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Forensic Psychology Course

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Counselling Course: An Introduction

Psychology. Explore the human mind. Counselling is being increasingly sought as the pressures of work and personal life continue to increase. This reflects the rapidly changing world we live in and the increasing choices we face as individuals. This counselling course introduces you to the concepts that underpin counselling so that you can offer this assistance to your work colleagues, employees, family members and network of friends when the need presents. This course is designed... [More]
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Counselling Course: An Introduction

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Counselling Course: An Introduction

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Counselling Course: An Introduction

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Jung and Alchemy Course

Psychology. Explore the human mind. It took the genius of Carl Jung to discover within the philosophy of alchemy a parallel to the process of individuation in personal development. Demystify Jung’s use of alchemy and explore the way it influenced his work on individuation, psychological transformation, instincts and sexuality. We will look at alchemy in its historic setting and how the language of alchemical symbolism can explain the psychotherapy process. Content This course... [More]
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Jung and Alchemy Course

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Forensic Psychology Course: Advanced

Psychology. Explore the human mind. This advanced forensic psychology course briefly examines the context, role and assessment methods of Forensic Psychology. Forensic psychologists perform a wide range of roles in the criminal justice system. This course will explore issues such as evaluations of fitness to stand trial, malingering, mechanisms for the detection of deceit, and the Stockholm Syndrome, as well as exploring the accuracy of criminal profiling. Outcomes By the end of... [More]
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Forensic Psychology Course: Advanced

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Psychology Course: An Introduction

Psychology. Explore the human mind. Would you like to understand why and how people think, feel and behave the way they do? In this course, we will explain the nature of psychology as a scientific discipline and how it can answer this question, so that psychological knowledge can be applied to everyday life. Topics covered will include the history of psychology, personality theories, learning, child development and intelligence, psychobiology, abnormal psychology and social... [More]
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Psychology Course: An Introduction

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Changing Your Thinking Course

Psychology. Explore the human mind. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is based on the idea that feelings such as anxiety, depression, anger, guilt and frustration are largely caused by our own thoughts and beliefs, and that changing the way we think enables us to change the way we feel. Learn to identify the patterns of thinking that contribute to upsetting emotions, and learn strategies to help you challenge and change negative thoughts and self-defeating behaviours. This interactive... [More]
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Changing Your Thinking Course

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Changing Your Thinking Course

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Jung and Dreams Course

Psychology. Explore the human mind. Dreams can be a rich source of information about our real selves, but many people wonder if they communicate anything of significance. In this psychology course, a practising Jungian analyst will introduce you to the symbolic language of dreams. By learning how to correlate dreams with events in waking life, you can use the creative potential of the dreamscape for greater self-awareness. Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be able to:... [More]
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