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.

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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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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Build Your Confidence and Self-Esteem Course: Tools from Positive Psychology

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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Build Your Confidence and Self-Esteem Course: Tools from Positive Psychology

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Build Your Confidence and Self-Esteem Course: Tools from Positive Psychology

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Understanding and Treating Hoarding Disorder Course

Psychiatry. Encouraging a healthier community. Developed and delivered by the Discipline of Psychiatry at Sydney Medical School, the University of Sydney. Psychoeducation courses promote health and well-being, and are open to everyone. Hoarding disorder is a highly disabling and complex disorder, with prevalence estimated at 2.5%. Although hoarding symptoms typically begin in late adolescence, the majority of individuals with clinically significant hoarding symptoms do not present... [More]
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Understanding and Treating Hoarding Disorder Course

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Understanding and Treating Hoarding Disorder Course

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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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Build a Success Mindset 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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Build a Success Mindset Course

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Build a Success Mindset Course

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Build a Success Mindset Course

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Build a Resilient and Optimistic Mindset 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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Build a Resilient and Optimistic Mindset Course

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Build a Resilient and Optimistic Mindset 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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Mentoring Skills for Leaders Course

Leadership. Inspiring and enabling organisations to create and realise optimal value. 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... [More]
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Mentoring Skills for Leaders Course

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Mentoring Skills for Leaders Course

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