Centre for Continuing Education

Psychology

Psychology and psychiatry

Psychology and psychiatry. Exploring the human mind and building healthier communities.

Are you fascinated by people’s behaviour and thought patterns? You’re not alone. Our psychology courses cover a range of perspectives, from personal insights and self-help, to workplace psychology and practical everyday applications. Our psychology courses are taught by a team of passionate tutors looking to share their knowledge with members of the public.

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders. These include various affective, behavioural, cognitive and perceptual abnormalities. Our psychiatry courses are taught in conjunction with the Discipline of psychiatry, part of Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney.

Open your mind to the way we think and behave with psychology and psychiatry training from the Centre for Continuing Education.

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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Managing Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care Course

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to all health professionals for continuing professional development. Aims This one-day training course on anxiety management is designed for health professionals in primary care to improve their skills in using psychological approaches and medications to treat patients with anxiety disorders. Anxiety Disorders in Primary... [More]
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Managing Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care 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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Managing Depression in Primary Care Course

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney, and open to all health professionals for continuing professional development. Aims This one-day training course on depression management is designed for health professionals in primary care to improve their skills in using psychological approaches and medications to treat patients with depression. Depression in primary care... [More]
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Managing Depression in Primary Care Course

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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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Internet and Mobile Phone Addiction Course: Psychopathology and Digital Technology

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. The Internet and related technologies have reconfigured every aspect of life, and mental health has not been immune to these changes. While the digital revolution has improved the lives of many by facilitating communication and allowing quick access to information, the same factors have contributed to the negative consequences of our interaction with digital technology. These include excessive use of the Internet (“Internet addiction”)... [More]
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Internet and Mobile Phone Addiction Course: Psychopathology and Digital Technology

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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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